Re: Automatic Authentication with Internet Explorer?

From: Bartlomiej Solarz <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 08:10:23 +0200

At 18:00 99-10-26 , you wrote:
>We have recently switched from MS Proxy to Squid.
>There's one nice feature in MS Proxy (there _IS_ only one nice feature in
>MS Proxy) I'm missing from Squid (or at least I think it's missing in Squid...)
>With MS Proxy, Internet Explorer can pass on the userid/password with
>which the user logged on to Windows. Our Squid is currently configured
>with smb_auth and it works great, but now Internet Explorer brings up the
>Basic Authentication -type login dialog box the first time it hits a page
>that needs authentication.
>I'm not sure how MS Proxy does this, but I take it there's some dialog
>between IE and MS Proxy. Can Squid be configured/patched/hacked to do the
>same, and if so, does anyone know how, or where I could start looking for
>With over 4000 users, I'd appreciate not having to explain to all of them
>that from now on they have to type in their NT userid and password when
>they start Internet Explorer.
Or install identd (freeware - search tucosw) in your login script and use
SQUID WITH identd compiled (I use this, and it works!)

* Bartlomiej Solarz-Niesluchowski *
* Administrator WSISiZ *
* Motto - nie psuj Win'9x one i bez tego sie psuja.... *
* Jak sobie poscielisz tak sie wyspisz *
Received on Wed Oct 27 1999 - 00:32:00 MDT

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