Windows Authentication Blog

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April, 2006

  • Migrating from NTLM to Negotiate in a nutshell

    Migrating to Negotiate from NTLM is quite simple in most cases. It breaks down into these four simple steps: First, build an SPN for your Service When I talk to people about using Negotiate, there’s often this moment of terror when they realize...
  • NTLM’s time has passed

    IMHO, Microsoft’s NTLM authentication protocol is getting a bit long on the tooth. Although we still support it for various reasons (many of which are obvious), you should look very sternly upon it if your application uses it. In case you’re not familiar...