Configure Kerberos authentication for SharePoint 2010 Products (white paper)
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010
This document gives you information that will help you understand the concepts of identity in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products, how Kerberos authentication plays a very important role in authentication and delegation scenarios, and the situations where Kerberos authentication should be used or may be required in solution designs. Scenarios include business intelligence implementations which secure access to external data sources such as SQL Server.
The document also shows how to configure Kerberos authentication end-to-end within your environment, including scenarios that use various service applications in Microsoft SharePoint Server. Additional tools and resources are described to help you test and validate Kerberos configuration. The "Step-by-Step Configuration" sections of this document cover the following scenarios for SharePoint Server 2010.
Scenario 1: Core Configuration
Scenario 2: Kerberos Authentication for SQL OLTP
Scenario 3: Identity Delegation for SQL Analysis Services
Scenario 4: Identity Delegation for SQL Reporting Services
Scenario 5: Identity Delegation for Excel Services
Scenario 6: Identity Delegation for PowerPivot for SharePoint
Scenario 7: Identity Delegation for Visio Services
Scenario 8: Identity Delegation for PerformancePoint Services
Scenario 9: Identity Delegation for Business Connectivity Services
The information about Configuring Kerberos authentication for SharePoint 2010 Products is available in two forms:
You can download the white paper in .doc format: Configuring Kerberos Authentication for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products and Technologies (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=196600) (7.3 MB)
All the same information is available as a set of articles here in the TechNet Library. To begin, see: Overview of Kerberos authentication for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products