Re: Windows NTLM authenticator

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 23:22:35 +0200

On Monday 08 September 2003 21.30, Serassio Guido wrote:

> I think that some glue on challenge reuse between Squid and helpers
> is needed:
> auth_param ntlm max_challenge_reuses
> auth_param ntlm max_challenge_lifetime
> are totally non sense with a real NTLMSSP helper.

Correct. These directives only make sense if challenge reuses is

> I'm using 2 helper with one single client, it should not be a "low"
> helper environment.

2 helpers with a single client is a low helper envionment.

You need 1 helper per concurrent new TCP connection, and all browsers
I know of opens at least 2 connections, sometimes a lot more..

Received on Mon Sep 08 2003 - 15:22:44 MDT

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