Re: Windows NTLM authenticator

From: Serassio Guido <>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2003 12:05:26 +0200

Hi Henrik,

At 23.42 08/09/2003, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

>Or to be more precise: "max_challenge_reuses 0" is supposed to deny
>the reuse of challenges, and in such configuration
>"max_challenge_lifetime" does not have any purpose.
>Still there is no need for additional glue.

Not sure here: the Win32 security handles associated with the challenge
response process have a lifetime, should Squid know this value ?

>For long-term plans see earlier discussion regarding overlapping
>requests and NTLM. For Squid-3.1 we probably should throw out the
>whole challenge reuse layer and move this down to the helpers with
>the help of operlapping requests to the helpers, if at all needed.

Yes, I remember this thread.



Guido Serassio
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