Non-interactive Authentication is when the credentials were received without the Authentication entity being present.

Non-interactive Authentication is when the user was NOT prompted to provide Credentials


Determination of Non-interactive or Interactive Authentication may be difficult to establish.

Windows Logon Types and/or Authentication Method Reference Values may be helpful.

Microsoft Windows Non-interactive Windows Logon#

Non-interactive authentication can only be used after an interactive authentication has taken place. During Non-interactive authentication, the user does not input logon data, instead, previously established credentials are used.

Non-interactive authentication is performed when an application uses the Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) and a security package to establish a secure network connection.

Non-interactive authentication is the Authentication Mechanism at work when a user connects to multiple machines on a network without having to re-enter Credentials for each machine.

Non-interactive Examples#

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