Is the communication between the Group Policy Repository MMC snap-in and the Repository server encrypted?
NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 3.0
NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 4.x
NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 5.0
The communication between the Group Policy Administrator MMC and the Repository is done using LDAP over TCP/IP. The communication is not encrypted, however IPSec can be utilized to provide encryption.
Enabling SSL over LDAP can enable additional security. Please refer to the Microsoft Article Below for more information.
- HOW TO: Enable Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Communication Over LDAP For Windows 2000 Domain Controllers