The following sections provide information about authentication.
||How to obtain and manage credential information such as user names and passwords.
||How to authenticate and log users on to the local system and how to create and call authentication packages and security packages.
|Network Provider API
||How to interact with other types of networks.
|Smart Card Authentication
||Describes the smart card authentication architecture.
||How an application can use various security models available on a computer or network without changing the interface to the security system.
|Winlogon and Credential Providers
||How to customize Winlogon behavior by implementing and registering a Credential Provider.