What is ECP? Should I participate in it? How can I participate in ECP?

About the ECP The EAP Certification Program (ECP) is a new component integrated into Windows Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 logo program that enables Microsoft Logo certification and Windows Update distribution of vendor manufactured EAPHost components. The primary goal of the program is to help vendors ensure the quality, security and compatibility…

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How do I create a submission?

To create a submission, open WLK Studio and please follow the steps mentioned below: From Explorer menu select Device console Select <New Submission> from Submission drop down Select the operating system and architecture you would like to qualify for during this logo run. Select the category of the submission, click Next Choose the type of…

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How do I submit the CPK file to WINQUAL site?

Login to winqual site. Download the Winqual Submission Tool (WST). Run the WST and select the .cpk file which will generate an xml and a cab file. These files are used in “Create a Logo Submission” wizard on winqual site to create submission.

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How do I create the CPK file?

For creating a CPK file, open WLK Studio and please follow the steps mentioned below: From Explorer menu select Device console Select the submission for which the CPK file to be created On Available Devices window select the machine pool created earlier Right click and select Create Submission Package, provide name and save. Note: Before…

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What all EAPHOST components does ECP certify?

EAPHost components applicable to the ECP program include the following: EAP peer methods – client side EAP methods used to authenticate to a network. EAP peer tunneling methods – client side EAP methods used to authenticate to a network which establish an encryption tunnel to facilitate secure information exchange for authentication and authorization. EAP authenticator…

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What do I need to do as a partner to participate in the EAP Certification Program (ECP)?

The diagram highlights the steps that a partner would need to go through for participating in the ECP program:-   The logical steps are as follows: Prep Phase: The partner evaluates the ECP Program, convinces himself about the value add in participating in ECP. Evaluates the ECP test cases. Does the Setup Test Phase: In…

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Can you please provide me an overview of the EAP Certification Program (ECP)?

EAPHOST in Microsoft Windows platforms contain an implementation of the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) as described primarily by RFC 3748 that allows for different authentication methods to plug in (EAP in Windows). EAPHOST is used extensively in a number of different networking authentication scenarios. Today, these scenarios include Wired/Wireless via 802.1x and RAS/VPN via the…

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How do I install CISCO EAP-FAST on my computer?

Installing an EAP method which is a part of the EAP Certification program is very simple. To install CISCO EAP-FAST, you can follow the following steps:   Step 1: Enabling Windows Update a. Right Click on My Computer and select Properties b. From the left panel, select Advanced system settings c. From the window that…

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How can I download the ECP methods from the Web?

There are two options with which you can download and install an ECP method: I.   Catalog Update Pages from Microsoft   Please follow the steps mentioned below to search the certified ECP methods: a.       Navigate to the following link: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Home.aspx. (User may need to enable and install the activex control for the webpage) b.       In…

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