RE: Challenge in NTLM authenticator

From: Chemolli Francesco (USI) <>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 08:47:42 +0200

>Using fake_auth, ntlm_auth and Q180548 from MS Knowledge Base as templates,

>I have now a first version of a working native NT SSP based NTLM
>authenticator. It's my intent to release a code compatible with Cygwin too.
>At this time the challenge is generated randomly like fake_auth, I'm
>investigating if there is some other method like that in ntlm_auth.

Why would you want to do that?
Generating the challenge internally is one of the keys for performance
and reliability. The whole point in the winbindd helper is to be
able to do that...

Received on Mon Apr 22 2002 - 00:49:52 MDT

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