Windows Interview Questions and Answers part 2
If the NTConfig.pol file exist, it has the highest priority among the numerous policies.
Q: – If hashing is one-way function and Windows Server uses hashing for storing passwords, how is it possible to attack the password lists, specifically the ones using NTLMv1?
A cracker would launch a dictionary attack by hashing every imaginable term used for password and then compare the hashes.
More restrictive in Windows Server 2003.
Q: – What hashing algorithms are used in Windows 2003 Server?
RSA Data Security’s Message Digest 5 (MD5), produces a 128-bit hash, and the Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1), produces a 160-bit hash.
Windows Server 2003 uses the industry standard PKCS-10 certificate request and PKCS-7 certificate response to exchange CA certificates with third-party certificate authorities.
Q: –What is GPT and GPC?
Group policy template and group policy container.
Unlimited. Remember, though, that it’s the Administrator account, not any account that’s part of the Administrators group.
User’s last 6 passwords.
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