Logon as a user without a password

In Windows, it is possible to logon as a different domain user without any credentials.  This is known as a S4U or a Service For User Logon.  This is a Microsoft Extension to Kerberos introduced with Windows Server 2003.  There have been several articles and post on this topic but I thought it would be…

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Programmatic Smartcard Logons in Windows

There are several ways for an application to generate a user’s token via a programmatic Smartcard Logon in Windows.  The simplest way is via a call to LogonUser() which typically takes credentials via the user’s password.  You can also utilize LogonUser() to do a SmartCard logon by marshaling the SmartCard Certificate on the system with…

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