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Shaw Ben Shi, Michael Bradford Ault, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Mickella Ann Rosiles, Theodore Jack London Shrader: Distributed file system web server user authentication with cookies. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, David H Judson, February 23, 1999: US05875296 (494 worldwide citation)

A method of authenticating a Web client to a Web server connectable to a distributed file system of a distributed computing environment. The distributed computing environment includes a security service for returning a credential to a user authenticated to access the distributed file system. In resp ...


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Theodore Jack London Shrader, Michael Bradford Ault, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Mickella Ann Rosiles, Shaw Ben Shi: Web server account manager plug-in for monitoring resources. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, David H Judson, February 15, 2000: US06026440 (310 worldwide citation)

An account manager plug-in for a Web server having an application programming interface (API). The plug-in is preferably a computer program product comprising a set of instructions (program code) encoded on a computer-readable substrate. This plug-in includes program code for establishing a set of o ...


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Bruce Arland Rich, Theodore Jack London Shrader, Michael Bradford Ault, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Mickella Ann Rosiles, Shaw Ben Shi, Rodney Carl Burnett: Method and apparatus for enabling a web server to impersonate a user of a distributed file system to obtain secure access to supported web documents. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, David H Judson, June 29, 1999: US05918228 (114 worldwide citation)

A method of enabling a Web server to impersonate a Web client to thereby obtain access to files stored in a distributed file system of a distributed computing environment. The distributed computing environment includes a security service for returning a credential to a user authenticated to access t ...


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Michael Bradford Ault, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Michael David Wilkes: System and method for providing compatibility between distributed file system namespaces and operating system pathname syntax. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Carwell, November 18, 1997: US05689701 (105 worldwide citation)

A system and method facilitating an operating system user's ability to reference objects in a distributed file system having an incompatible namespace. Compatibility is thereby provided between DFS namespaces and operating system pathname syntax not supported in the DFS. A DFS pathname prefix is ass ...


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Michael Bradford Ault, Garry L Child, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Theodore Jack London Shrader, Davis Kent Soper: Method for enabling a web server running a “closed” native operating system to impersonate a user of a web client to obtain a protected file. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Joseph R Burwell, David Judson, January 8, 2002: US06338064 (95 worldwide citation)

A method of authenticating a Web client to a Web server connectable to a distributed file system of a distributed computing environment. The distributed computing environment includes a security service for returning a credential to a user authenticated to access the distributed file system. The met ...


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Michael Bradford Ault, Garry L Child, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Theodore Jack London Shrader, Davis Kent Soper: Method for executing a user-requested CGI program in a new authentication context while protecting operation of a default web server program. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, David H Judson, November 28, 2000: US06154751 (76 worldwide citation)

A method of executing Common Gateway Interface (CGI) programs in a computer network having a Web client and a Web server, the server connectable to a secure distributed file system of a distributed computing environment. If a Web client user request requires CGI processing, the requested CGI program ...


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Theodore Jack London Shrader, Michael Bradford Ault, Garry L Child, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Davis Kent Soper: Web client scripting test architecture for web server-based authentication. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S Felsman Bradley Vaden Gunter & Dillon LaBaw, November 21, 2000: US06151599 (68 worldwide citation)

A test page including a statement invoking an executable periodically reloading the test page is placed on a Web server having a security plug-in to be tested. The test page may include multiple frames, each containing a reference requesting access to the same test page or each performing a differen ...


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Michael Bradford Ault, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Shaw Ben Shi, Theodore Jack London Shrader: Method and apparatus for providing persistent fault-tolerant proxy login to a web-based distributed file service. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, David H Judson, October 26, 1999: US05974566 (49 worldwide citation)

A method of enabling persistent access by a Web server to files stored in a distributed file system of a distributed computing environment that includes a security service. A session manager is used to perform a proxy login to the security service on behalf of the Web server. Persistent operation of ...


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Ernst Robert Plassmann, Michael Bradford Ault, Mickella Ann Rosiles, Shaw Ben Shi, Theodore Jack London Shrader, Bruce Arland Rich: Passing environment variables from an hypertext protocol server application programming interface. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, Joseph R Burwell, David H Judson, April 15, 2003: US06549952 (15 worldwide citation)

A method of enabling an HTTP server plug-in to pass an unmangled environment variable into a CGI process begins by configuring the HTTP server to initially override a CGI service method. When the server processes an HTTP request, the server plug-in, which is called prior to the CGI service method an ...


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Michael Bradford Ault, Garry Lee Child, Larry George Fichtner, Dah Haur Lin: User registry adapter framework. International Business Machines Corporation, Duke W Yee, Jaffrey S LaBaw, Betty Formby, December 5, 2006: US07146637 (2 worldwide citation)

A method, computer program product, and data processing system, with which a unified security policy may be implemented using existing application components with disparate security mechanisms and user registries is disclosed. The present invention provides a generic application programming interfac ...