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Sahil Sharma
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Joined: Aug 27, 2003
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Hi All,

We are building an intranet site, where we want to authenticate the user on the basis of his windows login, instead of providing him a login page. This will help the users to remember their password easily.
How this can be achieved thru java.

Thnx in adv.
Stuart Gray
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Joined: Apr 21, 2005
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You can retrieve the user name using getProperty("user.name"), but I'm sure you'll have to resort to JNI for the password. Or more likely, you will have to hash a String and compare that to the stored password.
Paul Sturrock
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Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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Unforunately is far more complicated than that. You should have a look at Samba NTLM authentication or Taglish SSPI JAAS provider. And (unless you already know about these) read up on NTML and JAAS.


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raphael Bereh
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Joined: Jan 15, 2002
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JAAS is another java API that deals with this kind of this. J2EE has support for JAAS . I think you can hook things like LDAP to JAAS.


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