Extensible Authentication Protocol Overview

Windows CE .NET

The Extensible Authentication Protocol feature for Microsoft® Windows® CE .NET allows third-party authentication modules to interact with the implementation of the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) included in the Windows CE–based Remote Access Service (RAS). The Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) is also used with 802.1x and EAP over LAN (EAPOL) authentication.

Feature Summary

The following table shows operating system design information for Extensible Authentication Protocol.

Element Information
Dependencies Extensible Authentication Protocol Over LAN
Hardware considerations None

Modules and Components

The following table shows the components and modules that implement Extensible Authentication Protocol.

Item Module Component
Extensible Authentication Protocol eap, eapchap, eaptls None
Extensible Authentication Protocol Over LAN eapol None

Operating System Development Topics

Extensible Authentication Protocol Implementation Considerations

Application Development Topics

Extensible Authentication Protocol

EAP Registry Settings

Extensible Authentication Protocol Reference

See Also

Catalog Features | Windows CE Modules and Components


 Last updated on Friday, April 09, 2004

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