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Disable Advanced Authentication Client without removing it

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Environment

NetIQ Advanced Authentication Framework
AAF 5.x
Windows Client

Situation

It might be necessary to disable the AAF Windows in order to troubleshoot workstation login issues.  
How to temporarily disable but non uninstall the AAF Client.

Resolution

To disable the NAAF credential provider,  run regedit and remove the following registry key: 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\Credential Providers\{670A3D64-7BC4-48A3-A9BD-9DEC088C4A40}]
@="NetIQ Windows Client Credential Provider

Additional Information

To replace it, create and run a .reg file with the following contents:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\Credential Providers\{670A3D64-7BC4-48A3-A9BD-9DEC088C4A40}]
@="NetIQ Windows Client Credential Provider"

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7018649
  • Creation Date:21-FEB-17
  • Modified Date:21-FEB-17
    • NovellAdvanced Authentication

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