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FW: WindowsXP and double login challenges

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 07:56:17 -0700
To: "WebDAV" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

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[mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Frank Lowney
Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2004 6:08 AM
To: w3c-dist-auth@frink.w3.org
Subject: WindowsXP and double login challenges

We are currently working with three WebDAV-enabled servers as follows:

WebSTAR V v.5.3.2 on MacOS X 10.3.4

Apache on MacOS X Server 10.3.4

BEA Weblogic (supporting WebCT Vista) on Solaris.

Using WindowsXP & 'My Network Places,' we and our various clients and other
constituencies are consistently seeing a "double login challenge" in all
three cases. We don't see this issue on Win2K Pro or MacOS X.

First, can anyone confirm that this is a "Microsoft not following standards
again" issue?

Second, can anyone suggest a work around that will unburden WinXP WebDAV
users from the necessity of meeting this challenge twice?

Thanks for any light shed on this issue.
Dr. Frank Lowney  frank.lowney@gcsu.edu
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