Re: Can I increase number of authentication attempts before 401.3 error?

From: Bernard (
Date: 10/25/03

Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 18:45:43 +0800

If I'm not wrong, this is control by client side.
and in this case IE, so I don't think you can
change the number of auth retry times.

Bernard Cheah
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"Tyler Robbins" <> wrote in message
> Is there a way to increase the number of authentication
> attempts you are allowed to submit before you fail and get
> the 401.3 authentication failed page.
> We have a situation where a client is intermittently
> failing authentication to our server. While we are
> investigating the root cause of this, we already have a
> mechanism to retry this authentication request. Sometimes
> the retry works on the 2nd or 3rd attempt, othertimes it
> might take one or two more attempts. If I could increase a
> setting to allow 5 consecutive attempts instead of 3, I
> think that would be sufficient.