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From "Bill Stoddard" <>
Subject Re: Announce: NTLM authentication module
Date Fri, 28 Apr 2000 14:20:57 GMT

> I have written a module which is capable of doing ntlm (Windows NT Domain
> Controller) style authentication. Here you can use challenge/response
> protocol like the combination of IIS and Internet Explorer in Intranets.
> You can choose two modes:
> 1. You use challenge/response mode (truely like IIS). Now, with a NT
> Domain controller, your not asked for username and password, your Domain
> logon is used.
> 2. You use normal .htaccess control (basic authentication), but no
> htpasswd is used. Username and password are verified against the Windows
> NT Domain controller.
> This is a normal apache module, with small parts of the samba code.

This detail effectively kills the possibility of including this module in the standard
Apache distribution since Samba is GPLed.


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