[cvsnt] sspi and schannel

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Mon Feb 12 16:00:10 GMT 2007

bwhicks at aep.com wrote:
> When running cvsnt under windows, under the plugin configuration screen 
> for sspi in the control panel, there is a check mark for "schannel(ssl)". 
> what exactly does that do? Do you have to generate certificates like with 
> sserver? What exactly gets encrypted, the entire transfer or just the 
> authentication? 

It's Microsoft's version of SSL encryption.  Most people don't use it - 
AFAIK it requires a domain controlller CA handing out certificates.  I 
got it to work then never really bothered with it... it's pretty much 
superceded by kerberos on windows networks.


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