Solved

W2K authentication methods

Posted on 2003-12-10
3
234 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
Ok im sure i sound confused

As i understand Windows 2000 has 2 authentication protocols, Kerberos which it uses for other W2K clients and NTLM which it uses with downlevel clients in mixed mode.

Now what are MS-CHAP and CHAP used for exacly? Are they just remote access authentication protocols?
0
Comment
Question by:mistaj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
adonis1976 earned 100 total points
ID: 9917199
this link explains what is CHAP

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/C/CHAP.html

and this one is for MS CHAP

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/en/server/help/default.asp?url=/windows2000/en/server/help/sag_RASS_MSCHAPv2.htm

and you are right, they are remote authentication protocols.. further, MS CHAP is a Microsoft version of CHAP.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:BloodRed
ID: 9919779
There are more remote authentication protocols supported by Win2K if you're studying them; PAP, CHAP, SPAP, MS-CHAP(v1 and v2), EAP, EAP-TLS(digitial certs/smartcards) and RADIUS.  
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Invest in your employees with these five simple steps to improve employee engagement and retention.
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question