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The POST Method Does Not Work If You Are Using Kerberos Authentication
Article ID: 308074 - View products that this article applies to.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
If a Web page uses the POST method to post data to a Web server by using Kerberos (or Integrated Windows) authentication, the operation may not work.
To work around this problem in Microsoft Windows 2000, upgrade to Internet Explorer 6. Internet Explorer 6 for Windows 2000 does not respond to a negotiation challenge. Instead, it defaults to Windows NT Challenge/Response (NTLM) authentication. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
299838If you are experiencing this problem in Microsoft Windows XP, or if you are already running Internet Explorer 6 in Windows 2000, follow these steps to turn off Integrated Windows authentication:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299838/EN-US/ )Unable to Negotiate Kerberos Authentication After Upgrading to Internet Explorer 6
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Administrators can disable Integrated Windows authentication by setting the EnableNegotiate DWORD value to 0 in the following registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet SettingsNote that Internet Explorer 6 for Windows 98, Internet Explorer 6 for Windows 98 Second Edition, Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Millennium Edition, and Internet Explorer 6 for Windows NT 4.0 do not respond to a negotiation challenge. By default, these versions of Internet Explorer use NTLM authentication, even if the Enable Integrated Windows Authentication (requires restart) check box is selected. This feature is not available in these versions of Windows.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about Integrated Windows authentication with Internet Information Services 5.0, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/215383/ )How to configure IIS to support both the Kerberos protocol and the NTLM protocol for network authentication
Article ID: 308074 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 3.5