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EAP Authenticator Method Registry Values

Specific registry values are required for EAP authenticator methods.

EAP Authenticator Method DLL Paths

The following path specifies the registry location for regular EAP authenticator method DLLs.

HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Eaphost\Methods\<AuthorId>\<EapTypeId>

For example, an EAP authenticator method installation registration path given an AuthorId of "311" (indicating that "Microsoft" is the author) and a EapTypeId of "40", appears as follows.

HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Eaphost\Methods\311\40

The following path specifies the registry location for extended EAP authenticator method DLLs.

HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Eaphost\Methods\<AuthorId>\254\<VendorId>\<VendorType>

For example, an EAP authenticator method installation registration path given an AuthorId of "311" (indicating that "Microsoft" is the author), a VendorId of "311", and a EapTypeId of "40", appears as follows.

HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Eaphost\Methods\311\254\311\40

Note  For more information on the allocation of EAP method types, see section 6.2 of RFC 3748.

Registry Values

The following authenticator method registry values are required.

Besides the above registry values, the following authenticator method registry value is recommended.

The remaining authenticator method registry values are optional.

AuthenticatorDllPath

Constant ValueAuthenticatorDllPath
TypeREG_EXPAND_SZ
DescriptionThe path to the EAP authenticator method DLL. For example, %SystemRoot%\system32\<name_of_DLL>.dll.

 

AuthenticatorFriendlyName

Constant ValueAuthenticatorFriendlyName
TypeREG_SZ
DescriptionString that contains the friendly (display) name for the EAP authenticator method.

 

ConfigCLSID

Constant ValueConfigCLSID
TypeREG_SZ
DescriptionString that contains the configuration class GUID for this authenticator method, in the format {XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX}

 

Properties

Constant ValueProperties
TypeREG_DWORD
DescriptionBits in the DWORD are set to indicate support for the property. For a list of supported values, see EAP Method Properties.

 

StandaloneSupported

Constant ValueStandaloneSupported
TypeREG_DWORD
Description0 if this is a standalone authenticator method; 1 if it is not.

 

Related topics

EAP Peer Method Registry Keys
Registry Configuration for Expanded EAP Types
Using EAPHost
RFC 3748

 

 

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