Authentication Services (Windows Embedded CE 6.0)
Authentication services can be used by application developers to authenticate clients. Services supported include security services for user authentication, credential management, and message protection through a programming interface called the Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI).
Within SSPI, different security providers are available, such as the NTLM security support provider (SSP) and Kerberos SSP; each one contains different authentication and cryptographic schemes. Optionally, an OEM can write their own security package and add it to the registry for applications to use.
- Authentication Services OS Design Development
Provides an overview of the modules and components that implement authentication services in Windows Embedded CE, and the sysgen variables that enable this functionality.
- Authentication Services Application Development
Describes the SSPI architecture, and also provides information about the security packages supported in Windows Embedded CE.
- Authentication Services Registry Settings
Describes the registry settings that are necessary to configure this functionality in your device.
- Authentication Services Security
Provides security information about authentication services in Windows Embedded CE and best practices for implementation.
- Authentication Services Migration
Provides information that you need to know to migrate this functionality from one version of Windows Embedded CE to another.
- Authentication Services Samples
Provides examples that use the authentication services concepts and programming elements in applications.
- Authentication Services Reference
Contains descriptions of the programming elements in authentication services.