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Defender 5.11 - Administration Guide

Getting started Managing Defender objects in Active Directory Configuring security tokens Securing VPN access Securing Web sites Securing Windows-based computers Defender Management Portal (Web interface) Securing PAM-enabled services Delegating Defender roles, tasks, and functions Automating administrative tasks Administrative templates Integration with Active Roles Appendices
Appendix A: Enabling diagnostic logging Appendix B: Troubleshooting common authentication issues Appendix C: Troubleshooting DIGIPASS token issues Appendix D: Defender classes and attributes in Active Directory Appendix E: Defender Event Log messages Appendix F: Defender Client SDK Appendix G: Defender Web Service API

Appendix F: Defender Client SDK

The Defender Client SDK provides a public interface to drive the Defender authentication process from a client program. The interface is exposed through the DefenderAuthenticator.Authenticator COM class. The installation program automatically registers this COM class on the client machine.

Installing Defender Client SDK

To install the Defender Client SDK

  1. Run the DefenderClientSDK.exe file supplied in the Defender distribution package.
  2. Complete the wizard that starts to install the Defender Client SDK.

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

This section contains information about methods and properties provided by the following interfaces:

IAuthenticator, IAuthenticator2, and IAuthenticator3 interfaces


Table 47:




Authenticate method

Sends a RADIUS authentication request to the Defender Security Server and waits for a response.


Table 48:




challengeMessage property

The prompt or message to be displayed to the user in response to the previous request.

sessionID property

The RADIUS session ID attribute.

timeout property

The number of seconds which the client program should wait for a response from the server.

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