On IIS and Kerberos

Published on Sunday, October 29, 2006

Ken Schaefer has started a series on the IIS and Kerberos. You can read the first part here.

Authentication is the process of proving your identity to a remote system. Your identity is who you are, and authentication is the process of proving that. In many systems your identity is your username, and you use a secret shared between you and the remote system (a password) to prove that your identity.

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