Client Cert. Mapping Only Works w/First Page on Proxy Connection

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Symptoms
Over a proxy, after the initial certificate mapping has occurred,subsequent attempts to map the certificate during the same connectioncause an error message of type 401.
Cause
When going through a proxy, although Internet Information Server (IIS)does reset the authentication after each request, it does not also retryMapping the next request.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Status
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Internet InformationServer version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
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Article ID: 190009 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 13:46:00 - Revision: 6.0

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