[jcifs] NTLM authentication unreliable

Michael B Allen ioplex at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 18:22:47 GMT 2009

This sounds like the "hiccup bug". See also:



On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Bill Comer <bill.comer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using [the NTLM HTTP Authentication Filter from] jcifs-1.2.25 with
> spring-security-2.0.4
> I have an application which has been running either locally or on test
> servers happily authenticating myself
> with the companies Active Directory.
> Very occasionally for me and almost 100% of the time for other users
> authentication will fail with:
> jcifs.smb.SmbAuthException: Access is denied.
>     at jcifs.smb.SmbTransport.checkStatus(SmbTransport.java:515)
>     at jcifs.smb.SmbTransport.send(SmbTransport.java:629)
>     at jcifs.smb.SmbSession.sessionSetup(SmbSession.java:288)
>     at jcifs.smb.SmbSession.send(SmbSession.java:233)
>     at jcifs.smb.SmbTree.treeConnect(SmbTree.java:161)

Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory SPNEGO SSO

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