[Samba] possible security bug with SWAT logins

Pierre Belanger pbelang1 at oss.cantel.rogers.com
Thu Jun 20 13:37:02 GMT 2002

Rick Bowles wrote:
> I have stumbled across something that I am not sure if it is a bug or feature. I
> have three AIX servers, one running samba 2.2.2 and two running samba 2.2.5.  My
> browser from my desktop, Windows NT 4.0 SP6,  is Netscape 4.76. If I point my
> browser to each server, one at a time,  and log into SWAT, once I have logged in
> to each server, the first time, I can point my browser back to any of the three
> servers and I am not prompted to log in again.  Is this correct operation, to
> not get prompted for a login when I point Netscape back to a different server?
> Rick Bowles
It is normal. There's some type of "caching". I beleive that if you do
the same
with Internet Explorer, even if you restart Internet Explorer it might
not even
prompt you again... unless you "exit/reboot" your current session.

Pierre B.

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