What is enable integrated Windows authentication?
Integrated Windows authentication enables users to log in with their Windows credentials, using Kerberos or NTLM. The client sends credentials in the Authorization header. Windows authentication is best suited for an intranet environment.
Is integrated Windows authentication secure?
Integrated Windows authentication (using either NTLM challenge/response or Kerberos) involves authenticating a user with a Windows NT Domain or Active Directory account. Unlike Basic and Digest authentication, the encrypted password is not sent across the network, which makes this method very secure.
What is the authentication used by Tomcat for Integrated Windows authentication?
The client must be configured to use Kerberos authentication.
What is Tomcat authentication?
In Basic authentication, if you try to hit a web application url that is protected and you are currently unauthenticated, a popup window appears and you enter a particular username/password, which gets sent to Tomcat. Tomcat checks to see that the sent username and password match a user entry in tomcat-users.
What does Spnego stand for?
Simple and Protected GSSAPI Negotiation Mechanism
Simple and Protected GSSAPI Negotiation Mechanism (SPNEGO), often pronounced “spenay-go”, is a GSSAPI “pseudo mechanism” used by client-server software to negotiate the choice of security technology.
What is SSO integration?
Single sign-on (SSO) is a session and user authentication service that permits a user to use one set of login credentials — for example, a name and password — to access multiple applications.
Is LDAP a Windows Authentication?
Both Windows Active Directory and LDAP can be used to allow users to connect to Serv-U by using Active Directory credentials. Additionally, LDAP allows for authentication against other LDAP servers such as Apache Directory Server and OpenLDAP.
How do I use basic authentication with Tomcat?
What is the difference between Kerberos and Spnego?
“Kerberos is an authentication protocol that can be used for single sign-on (SSO).” SPNEGO (Simple Protocol GSSAPI Negotiation Mechanism) is a mechanism used in a client-server context to negotiate the choice of security technology.
How does Spnego authentication work?
SPNEGO authentication in the Liberty server sees the HTTP header with the SPNEGO token, validates the SPNEGO token, and gets the identity (principal) of the user. After the Liberty server gets the identity of the user, it validates the user in its user registry and performs the authorization checks.
How does SSO authentication work?
A user browses to the application or website they want access to, aka, the Service Provider. The Service Provider sends a token that contains some information about the user, like their email address, to the SSO system, aka, the Identity Provider, as part of a request to authenticate the user.