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
Alfresco Share, and direct CIFS authentication for the CIFS server. This method of
authentication is much more secure than simple LDAP-based authentication or form-based
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.