[Wine] Re: Windows Username/Password environment variables

jeffz wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed Oct 22 11:52:19 CDT 2008

bvsantos wrote:
> Hi all.
> I've a web app that only works with IE cause it has some activeX controls. My problem when trying to access the web page with IE in Linux is that it give's me access denied. 
> When using windows, there's no problem because it reads the user (some environment variable in windows) logged in and it lets the user access the page.
> My user works in windows, but when trying in Linux i have no luck. 
> Is there any way of going around this ? I really want to put this working in Linux.
> I've tried to put the my username and password in the URL 
> Code:
> http://<username>:<password>@URL
> but no luck.
> Cheers

iirc, some web apps offer a NTLM challenge which internet explorer attempts to use the windows credentials if it is on the same domain (or some rule).  

I don't know how well supported this is.

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