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Re: [serf-dev] [Patch] Adding NTLM Support to Serf - Work in progress / Subversion regression

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:44:51 -0400

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 9:40 AM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:
> [...]
>> The patch to serf 1.2.1 attached to this mail is a (tiny bit cleaned up)
>> hack based on the old code in ra_serf, some code from an old serf branch and
>> the new in serf auth_kerb code, which re-enables the NTLM authentication
>> scheme in serf.
> I'm -1 for such patch:
> * It duplicates auth_kerb.c which intended to have the same auth code
> on different platforms with plugable platforms specific code
> * serf should not try use NTLM authentication if server supports Negotiate.

So you are saying you do not think Serf should support mod_auth_sspi
and do not consider this a regression? Could you explain that
position with more detail?

AFAIK, that is the primary way users have configured their servers to
do this kind of automatic authentication via Windows.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2013-06-20 15:45:27 CEST

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