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Configuring pass-through

The pass-through (passthru) subsystem can be used to replace the standard Alfresco user database with a Windows server/domain controller, or list of servers, to authenticate users accessing Alfresco. This saves having to create user accounts within Alfresco.

The subsystem also supports optional NTLM Single Sign-On (SSO) functions for WebDav and the Alfresco Explorer and Share clients and direct CIFS authentication for the CIFS server. This method of authentication is much more secure than simple LDAP-based authentication or form-based authentication.

Note: Only NTLM v1 is supported in this configuration. As NTLM v2 has been designed to avoid "man-in-the-middle" attacks, it would be impossible to use in this pass through style.