RE: Windows NTFS Authentication Caching

From: Ricky Salmon (
Date: 11/01/01

From: "Ricky Salmon" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: Windows NTFS Authentication Caching
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 15:02:20 -0600
Message-ID: <>

Do you mean NTLM authentication?

-----Original Message-----
From: leon []
Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2001 8:32 AM
Subject: RE: Windows NTFS Authentication Caching

I am not sure I understand the question. I thought NTFS was a type of
file system / format for a harddive????? (for eg ext2, ext3, fat, fat32,
ntfs). So I am not sure how a website could require NTFS
authentication (I think NTFS stands for New Techonology File System.)



-----Original Message-----
From: []
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 4:42 PM
Subject: Windows NTFS Authentication Caching

A question for the Windows experts in the group --

A user accesses a company web site from a home PC (any flavor of
The web site requires NTFS authentication against the company's domain
controller. The web session requires SSL, but is the company
userid/password cached on the home PC? I'm worried that if the home PC
compromised, any cached company account information could be retrieved.