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Windows server 2003 OS

August 3, 2009

Windows server 2003:

Windows server 2003 family provide increased levels of support for authentication,authorization and use of smart cards.

Virtual Private Network:

There are two types of VPN technology in the Windows Server 2003 family: Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), which employs user-level Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) authentication methods and Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption (MPPE) for data encryption. Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) with Internet Protocol security (IPSec). L2TP employs user-level PPP authentication methods and computer-level certificates with IPSec for data encryption.

On Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, and Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, you can create up to 1,000 Point-to-Point Tunneling protocol (PPTP) ports, and you can create up to 1,000 Layer Two Tunneling protocol (L2TP) ports. However, Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, can accept only one virtual private network (VPN) connection at a time. Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, can accept up to 1,000 concurrent VPN connections. If 1,000 VPN clients are connected, further connection attempts are denied until the number of connections falls below 1,000.

Flexible, secure authentication and authorization:

While doing business over the Internet you have to protect the data. Active Directory supports multiple authentication protocols, such as Kerberos V5, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) v3, and Transport Layer Security (TSL) using X.509 v3 certificates.

Internet Authentication Service:

IAS performs centralized connection authentication, authorization, and accounting for many types of network access including wireless, authenticating switch, and remote access dial-up and virtual private network (VPN) connections.

In Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, you can configure IAS with a maximum of 50 RADIUS clients and a maximum of 2 remote RADIUS server groups. This feature is not included on computers running the Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, operating system.

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