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From Stefan Huggenberger <hu...@huggi.ch>
Subject Re: NTLMv2 against sharepoint
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2011 09:55:39 GMT


Am 20.07.2011 17:35, schrieb Oleg Kalnichevski:
> On Wed, 2011-07-20 at 16:48 +0200, Stefan Huggenberger wrote:
>> Am 20.07.2011 16:07, schrieb Oleg Kalnichevski:
>>> On Wed, 2011-07-20 at 15:32 +0200, Stefan Huggenberger wrote:
>>>> Thanks Sam for the hints. It has to fail on the java side. A perl ntmlv2
>>>> login works fine?!
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Stefan
>>>>
>>> The NTLM engine implementation used by HttpClient 4.1 is known to have
>>> flaws. You may have better luck with JCIFS engine. For details see:
>>>
>>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpcomponents/httpclient/trunk/src/site/apt/ntlm.apt
>>>
>>> Oleg
>> Thanks a lot Oleg. With the JCIFS implementation it works fine.
>>
>> But on the jcifs homepage is written: "IMPORTANT: All HTTP related code
>> and corresponding documentation in JCIFS is not supported, no longer
>> maintained and will be removed because it is broken and obsolete (and
>> because HTTP has nothing to do with CIFS). This page remains only for
>> informational purposes and for legacy users. "
>>
> Deprecation of the "HTTP related code" does not imply deprecation of the
> NTLM engine itself. CIFS is still fully supported.
really great
>> Should I open a Bug in the apache httpclient project?
> It is a known bug, but so far no one expressed any interest in fixing
> it.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1080
>
>>   In my opinion it's
>> better not to support NTLM or implement it correctly ;)
> I, for one, would be very happy to discontinue support for NTLM
;) I agree. Unfortunately NTLM is important for many business applications.
>> It is written on
>> the apache page, that NTLM is fully supported.
>>
> The problem was discovered after the last release and actually
> HttpClient does fully support NTLM as far as the HTTP protocol is
> concerned. You said it worked for you, did not you?
Yes, everything works perfect. Thanks again!
Stefan
> Having said all that, I'll see that the page gets updated with the 4.1.2
> release.
>
> Oleg
>
>

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