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From "Alex Karasulu" <>
Subject Re: NTLM Authentication
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2008 00:33:49 GMT

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 3:10 AM, Graeme Lunt <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I note that ApacheDS 1.5.3 now supports NTLM authentication:
> "This version is mainly a bug fix version, which also bring some new
> installers (for Solaris and tar.gz installers), more performance, and
> NTLM authentication (some external package must be downloaded)."
> The source code states that it requires "an NTLM mechanism provider which
> could
> be implemented using jCIFS or native Win32 system calls via a JNI wrapper".
> Can anybody tell me what the external packages are, and how to configure
> them?

You just have to write an NtlmProvider implementation class using the JCIFS
jar here:

It's rather easy to do since the NtlmProvider interface is trivial but
you'll have to grok jcifs.  Here's the interface you have to write an
implementation for:


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