Planning for authentication servers

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway can use a number of authentication servers to validate client credentials:

  • Active Directory. Used to authenticate incoming requests for published resources, or outbound requests to the Internet.
  • LDAP Server. Used to authenticate incoming requests for published resources only.
  • RADIUS Server. Used to authenticate incoming requests for published resources, or outbound requests to the Internet.
  • RADIUS OTP. Used to authenticate incoming requests for published resources only.
  • RSA SecurID. Used to authenticate incoming requests for published resources only.

This section provides information about best practices for planning and configuring authentication servers.

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