Extensible Authentication Protocol - Vista Service

What is EapHost?
Extensible Authentication Protocol

Explanation


Windows Vista Service: EapHost

The Extensible Authentication Protocol Service is used for authentication of wired, wireless, network access protection,VPN and also for API's used in Network access clients, VPN clients.

Default Startup:


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Depended Services:


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CNG Key Isolation
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

Required Services:


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Wired AutoConfig
WLAN AutoConfig

Extensible Authentication Protocol is not a wire protocol; instead it only defines message formats. Each EapHost that uses EAP defines a way to encapsulate EAP messages within that protocol's messages.

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