[jcifs] Re: windows login popup following session timeout on a form.submit

Bill Comer bill.comer at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 15:11:56 GMT 2009

Is it relevant that the document.submit() is a POST ?

The other thing I have noticed is that the windows popup occurrs following a
call to HttpServletResponse.flushBuffer() in the method


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 2:34 PM, Bill Comer <bill.comer at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not sure if I am best posting this here or to spring but here goes.
> I am using jcifs-1.2.25 with spring-security-2.0.4
> My config is using
> org.springframework.security.ui.ntlm.NtlmProcessingFilter
> If I allow the session to timeout and request a new page then all is well.
> I can see a new authentication occurring OK and the new page is displayed.
> However, if again I allow the session to timeout on a page and then click
> on a button that performs a document.submit()
> the filter is again hit and attepts to do an authentication.
> However this manifests itself as a windows authentication popup asking for
> the users details.
> How can I stop this authentication window popup occurring ?
> Ideally the user should be returned to a default page due to the loss of
> session data.
> Also, Any ideas how this might be done ?
> Bill Comer
> blog: http://billcomer.blogspot.com
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