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Understanding Secure Authentication

Authentication is the process by which administrators who claim to have accounts on your system are verified so they can access the system. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a program layer for managing the security of message transmissions in a network. Using SSL encryption ensures that the entire transaction session is encrypted.

Important   If you are replicating data to a server that is located outside of your organization, you should use SSL encryption.

ADC includes the following types of password authentication:

Note   Data that is replicated using SSL encryption is encrypted before it is sent and then unencrypted by the receiving server before it is added to the destination directory. These operations can slow replication performance.

This section contains the following topics:

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