Using IPSec in Windows 2000 and XP, Part 2

by Chris Weber Sept. 1, 2017 via Symantec

This is the second part of a three-part series devoted to discussing the technical details of using Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) in a Windows 2000 and XP environment. The first installment of this series offered a brief overview of IPSec, as well as a look at the structure and interface for IPSec in Windows and a look at the two different modes of IPSec authentication methods for IKE in Windows. This article will discuss Security Associations, main mode authentication and IKE, Quick Mode Authentication Headers and ESP. We will also discuss some of the tools available in 2000 and XP.