[jcifs] Refers to : Different client properties on the same JVM

Caldarale, Charles R Chuck.Caldarale at unisys.com
Fri Oct 21 18:11:41 MDT 2011

> From: jcifs-bounces at lists.samba.org [mailto:jcifs-bounces at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Michael B Allen
> Subject: Re: [jcifs] Refers to : Different client properties on the same JVM

> Development of CIFS in the Windows OS is driven almost entirely by 
> enterprise users and in that environment 98% of people only have one
> set of credentials.

True, but that ignores the fact that when accessing files on enterprise servers (aka mainframes), different sets of credentials may be necessary to get to different sets of files.  Microsoft blissfully ignores this, pushing the problem onto the server administrators.

> Also, it sounds like you might be talking about share security

No, this is a problem with user security; it wasn't a problem at all with share security (which you can't find any use of except on older z/OS, AFAICT).

 - Chuck

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