Enterprise 3.x
  1. Enterprise 3.x
  2. ETHREEOH-2101

when using NTLM non SSO, new users are created depending on the login entered - mutiple (triplicate) users

    Details

    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Closed Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Not a bug
    • Affects Version/s: 3.2
    • Fix Version/s: 3.3
    • Component/s: Authentication
    • Security Level: external (External user)
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      customer: 3.1+redhat+oracle+jboss
      support: 3.1+debian+mysql+tomcat

      Description

      when using NTLM non SSO, new users are created depending on the login entered


      How to reproduce this?
      ==================
      1) configure a 3.1 NTLM system
      You do not need to modify the web.xml file to use the NTM filter as this has been reproduced with or without the filter
      2) assume you have a Active directory with a user "user1"
      which DN (Distingusihed Name) is:
      CN=user1,CN=Users,DC=example,DC=foo
      and its UPN (User Principal Name) is
      user1@example.foo

      then log into alfresco web ui (explorer) using the three different strings:
      a) user1
      b) user1@example
      c) user1@example.foo

      Result:
      ======
      The three authentications above creates three different users (see attached screen shot 'user_multi.png')

      Expected result:
      ==============
      As the three strings correspond to one unique user in AD (Active Directory) one would expect that this maps into just one unique user in Alfresco.


      As no easy solution/workaround was found by support, raising this as bug.
      1. auth_config.txt
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        Alfresco QA Team
      1. user_multi.png
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            Reporter:
            Alex Madon
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