Configuring client authentication servers

This section provides instructions for deploying authentication servers used by Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway in order to authenticate users. Forefront TMG can authenticate clients using a number of different authentication methods, and it can also authenticate against different types of authentication servers.

Forefront TMG supports the following types of authentication servers:

  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol server
  • Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service server
  • RSA SecurID
  • For more information about authentication servers used by Forefront TMG, see About authentication servers.
  • For information about authentication methods used by Forefront TMG in order to validate internal and external client credentials, see About authentication methods.