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What is Windows based authentication, SQL based Authentication, Mixed mode.
Why Microsoft implemented Windows based authentication when SQL based authentication is available. Is there any benefit of Windows based authentication on SQL based Authentication.If yes, then what and why sql based authentication is there then? If No, why it is present. How these authentication works.
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Nishit Joshi at 10-Oct-12 1:34am
   
How these authentication works. ?
PriyaBehl26 at 10-Oct-12 1:36am
   
Go thru the link...It Explains in detail!
Nishit Joshi at 10-Oct-12 1:43am
   
Thank You
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Windows Authentication means that the identity is handled as part of the windows handashaking and now password is ever 'out there' for interception.
 
SQL Authentication means that you have to store (or provide) a username and a password yourself making it much easier to breach. A heap of effort has gone into making windows authentication very robust and secure.
 
mixed authentication is to allow for both it depends on your requirement .
 

to understand in detail please follow this link -
 
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms144284.aspx[^]
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Nishit Joshi at 10-Oct-12 1:44am
   
Thank You
Sarvesh Kushwaha at 10-Oct-12 1:49am
   
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