NTLM Authentication Supported by Mozilla on All Platforms

Tuesday November 18th, 2003

Microsoft's NTLM authentication protocol, popular on Windows-based corporate networks, is now supported by Mozilla on all platforms. Previously, NTLM authentication was only available to Windows Mozilla users, requiring the presence of the Windows SSPI API. Now, the SSPI code has been discarded and a cross-platform implementation has been checked in. Bug 224653 has more details, including a list of caveats.

#16 NTLM for the News Reader?

by dschaible

Wednesday December 10th, 2003 10:31 AM

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I was upset when I found I couldn't use NTLM to authenticate to a MS News Server. Am I missing something? Will this support ever come to be?

To date, the only News client I know of that supports NTLM is Outlook Express...