Re: IAS and MD5 error

From: S. Pidgorny (
Date: 12/15/03

Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 21:03:08 +1100

Yes, there is a way. Use EAP-TLS (requires certificates on the clients) or
PEAP (doesn't require certs, uses MSCHAP) instead of EAP-MD5.

Svyatoslav Pidgorny, MVP, MCSE
-= F1 is the key =-
"Cwilliams" <cwilliams@lmu> wrote in message
> I'm testing out the Windows 2000 IAS server and I'd like to know if there
> a way not have to use the reversible encryption?  I do not want to use MD5
> and I do not want to have to force the users to change their passwords to
> get the authentication to work.
> Currently when I try to authenticate the event log shows it's trying to
> MD5 and failing due to the password not being reversibly encrypted.