[jcifs] Occasionally NTLM Filter fails...Please Help.

Michael B Allen ioplex at gmail.com
Tue May 19 16:19:28 GMT 2009

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 11:42 AM, shivsn <shivsn2008 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thanks Mike.
> I have another small question if you could please answer.
> Currently we are using jcifs.netbios.wins as jcifs param and seeing this
> issue. We noticed that when we use the DC (not WINS) the problem goes away.
> We tried jcifs.http.domainController and it works. Not sure why??

Honestly I don't even remember how to use the filter. I haven't tried
it in many many years.

> My quesiton is regarding jcifs.http.domainController - can you please let me
> know if I can provide 2 (or more) DC seperated by commas i.e. if one of the
> DC is down will it take the second one (similar to jcifs.netbios.wins
> parameter where we have provision to provide more than one WINS)?

No but there is a patch for that in the patches directory. Not sure if
it actually works though.

> If not,
> then what happens if the DC entered for this jcifs parameter is down?

You'll get a big exception and it will fail miserably.


Michael B Allen
Java Active Directory Integration

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