Security services with NT LAN Manager

When using Adaptive Server on NT, you can enable the security services provided by NT LAN Manager to authenticate users, clients, and servers to one another.

Figure 8-1 shows a client application that is using LAN Manager to ensure a secure connection with Adaptive Server.

Figure 8-1: Establishing secure connections between LAN Manager and Adaptive Server

The secure connection between LAN Manager and a server can be used to provide a unified login to Adaptive Server. Through this login, the LAN Manager authenticates users once and does not require them to supply a name and password every time they log into Adaptive Server.

The secure connection also can support one or more of the following security services: