Smarter Administration for Windows

T03 Understanding and Troubleshooting the Kerberos Protocol for Windows Admins

August 23rd, 2012

8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Intermediate Advanced

Gary Olsen

Microsoft MVP

Solution Architect

HP Technology Services

Active Directory is the core component of many infrastructures and handles authentication for a variety of applications and non-Windows clients. Windows Admins must be familiar with how authentication/authorization works with Kerberos This session will describe the basics of Kerberos in authorization and authentication, how these principles apply to common security problems, including troubleshooting tips for resolving authentication issues.

You will learn:

  • Understanding Kerberos Basics
  • Cross platform Interoperability - How authorization and Authentication work between Active Directory forests and between Unix Realms and AD forests
  • Time Services - how Time Services work with Kerberos to ensure domain security.