[c-nsp] Lightweight Radius Server for small installation and Windows

Marc Haber mh+cisco-nsp at zugschlus.de
Thu May 7 08:31:19 EDT 2009

On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 06:55:21AM -0400, Patrick J Greene wrote:
> The Windows server platform includes Internet Authentication Services
> (IAS) which provides RADIUS authentication against either AD or the
> local user database on the Windows server itself.  Just install the
> service.

The company doesn't want to use the Windows passwords for VPN
authentication since a single compromised password does not only allow
access to the VPN but also to all Windows resources. Think of the
"different password" requirement as "poor-man's two factor auth".


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