Authentication Services Implementation Considerations

The following table shows the Sysgen variables for the Authentication Services features.

Sysgen variable Description
SYSGEN_AUTH Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) provides a programming interface for user authentication, credential management, and message protection. Available authentication providers include NTLM, Kerberos, and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Each provider contains different authentication and cryptographic schemes.
SYSGEN_AUTH_KERBEROS Kerberos security support provider for mutual authentication between entities.
SYSGEN_AUTH_NTLM NTLM security support provider that uses challenge and response authentication protocol.
SYSGEN_AUTH_SCHANNEL Schannel security support provider that uses SSL2, SSL3, and Transport Layer Security (TLS/SSL 3.1) public key-based protocols..

See Also

Authentication Services Overview | Kerberos Security Support Provider | NTLM Security Support Provider | Schannel Security Support Provider

 Last updated on Friday, April 09, 2004

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