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PM67868: NTLM playback failing due to RPT including 'Authorization: NTLM ...' in request header w/o doing NTLM handshake

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • NTLM playback failing due to RPT including 'Authorization: NTLM
    ...' in request header without doing NTLM handshake
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    For HTTP tests playing back against a NTLM authenticated
    server certain requests would fail while others would
    succeed even when both used the same NTLM credentials. The
    failing requests would include empty "Authorization: NTLM.."
    headers.
    

Problem conclusion

  • NTLM state was incorrectly being shared across socket
    connections.  This caused unpredictable behavior.  Each
    connection now maintains its own NTLM state independent of
    the other connections.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM67868

  • Reported component name

    PERF TESTER WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724J9601

  • Reported release

    821

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-06-28

  • Closed date

    2012-08-18

  • Last modified date

    2012-08-18

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    PERF TESTER WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J9601

Applicable component levels

  • R821 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Performance Tester

Software version: 821

Reference #: PM67868

Modified date: 18 August 2012