Windows Authentication Blog

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March, 2006

  • New Authentication Functionality in Windows Vista

    GINAs Replaced with New Credential Providers In previous releases, the customization of interactive user logon was done by creating a custom GINA. Despite the name, GINAs were responsible for more than simply gathering authentication information and...
  • Introducing the team

    The Windows Authentication Team has 4 Program Managers, 8 developers and 8 testers and works on the core Windows authentication components such as the LSA and is responsible for Windows authentication protocols including Kerberos, SSL, NTLM and Digest...