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Logon and Authentication

Updated: March 16, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

This page lists resources for logon and authentication in Windows Server 2003, which includes passwords, Kerberos, NTLM, Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer (TLS/SSL), and Digest. In addition, some protocols are combined into authentication packages, such as Negotiate and Schannel, as part of an extensible authentication architecture.

Planning and Architecture


  • Designing an Authentication Strategy

    This deployment guide provides information about creating a foundation for authentication, securing the authentication process, extending your authentication framework, enabling supplemental authentication strategies, and educating users about the authentication process.

  • Account Passwords and Policies in Windows Server 2003

    This white paper describes the reasons why you should take a structured approach to setting the account and password policy features and provides information about the tools and log files that you can use to troubleshoot account lockouts. In addition, it shows you how to determine from which computer the account lockouts are being generated, as well as the program or service that is generating the lockout.


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