Re: [squid-users] Re: Some NTLM info which may explain failures

From: Daniel Meyer <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 14:46:57 +0100

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

>>I still have problems with that release, users are still getting
>>random auth-popups and the cache.log says:
>>2004/02/11 07:16:06| authenticateNTLMHandleReply: Error validating user
>>via NTLM. Error returned 'BH NetBios error!'
> Looks like you are using the old SMB based ntlm_auth helper shipped with
> Squid. This helper is fundamentally broken and will always give errors
> from time to time. You may be able to limit the amount of errors by
> specifying very many login servers, but still there will be problems.
> You should be using the Samba-3 ntlm_auth helper. This is proven and
> stable technology.

Yes, i switched to that one, and it looks good so far. Some users are
still reporting (much lesser) auth popups, i will look into that now...
maybe some br0ken IE or the user simply isnt allowed to use the internet...

Received on Wed Feb 11 2004 - 06:46:48 MST

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