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Tech-Nic
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Authentication difference using AD Groups or Windows authentication

Hello
I´m curious about what i could read in the epo 5.10 Docu Windows authentication and authorization strategies - McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 5.10.0 . You can use WIndows authentication. I tried on Testserver renaming the file, restarted and i can set the options. Clear for me so far. 

We are using in Production the way of registered LDAP/AD-Server without this Windows authentication and added several AD-Groups in the permission sets to give granular defined access to ePO . 

What is the difference between both? Is Windows Authentication using other mechanism? Basicly it seems to be same , just slight different to configure?

Thanks
Nicolai

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Re: Authentication difference using AD Groups or Windows authentication

Renaming the winauth.dll file is meant only for environments where there are multiple domains or sub domains.  If you only have one primary domain, do not use that method.  

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