As Microsoft works to get the Windows client and server security packs out the door, it’s also pushing the software’s existing authentication and access control facilities–namely, public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital rights management services (RMS)–to get customers to batten down the hatches.
Microsoft Aims To Make Windows PKI, RMS Certificates Interoperable
2004-05-20 Windows 5 Comments
Microsoft executives also pointed out that the PKI infrastructure currently supports Unix, Linux and other clients and that the Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS) Enterprise Edition supports multiple directories, enabling those using Sun Microsystems, Novell and other directories to participate in Windows transactions.
I’ve seen Windows interoperability first-hand with LDAP (which people bizarrely say is a standard in Windows – AD is proprietary), Kerberos and IPSec. Nothing ever works as it should.
I bet Stallman (RMS) must LOVE an anti-free, Windows service with the same initials.
sounds too familiar…
I mean, they can’t be serious to call it that, can they?
RMS certification: Unix services for Windows.
” bet Stallman (RMS) must LOVE an anti-free, Windows service with the same initials.”
RMS just said that he had many such stuff named after him and it just amounted to amusement