Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
After taking an inventory of your network environment, the first step in designing an IAS solution is to determine the role of the IAS server. For example, determine whether you need the IAS server to authenticate the connection request that it receives, forward the request to another IAS server for authentication, or perform a mixture of both functions depending on context. Finally, an important step in the design process is to configure IAS to work with different types of clients.
Figure 7.3 shows the process for designing IAS.
Figure 7.3 Designing IAS