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i have a website with c# deployed on a windows server 2008 and IIS7

now it is accessible to everyone, but i need to passsword protect it (like with .htaccess) for now i only managed to deny any access to it ! via disabling anonymous authentification from ii7

please bear with me,total newbie here thanks

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Did you google around at all? It doesn't look like you did. – Kon Jun 28 '11 at 15:59
    
for ur information..i did! – astrocybernaute Jun 28 '11 at 16:00
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Voted down for snarky response to questions. – uSlackr Jun 28 '11 at 19:30

windows authentification is what i need, so i added it and enabled it,then i get a prompt asking for credentials..the windows session credentials its fine for me now thanks

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Make sure you do this over ssl or passwords will come cleartext over the net – uSlackr Jun 28 '11 at 19:28

The easiest way for you to do this is to put a login form on your site. There are a lot of different variables to take into consideration, but here's a good starting place for figuring out the basics...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301240

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this is not the way i want to do it! – astrocybernaute Jun 28 '11 at 16:00
    
Then how DO you want to do it? – J. Steen Jun 28 '11 at 16:03
    
its only temporary while the website is in devloppement phase. i'd like something that works like .htaccess – astrocybernaute Jun 28 '11 at 16:04
    
Tried searching? stackoverflow.com/search?q=iis+htaccess – J. Steen Jun 28 '11 at 16:06
    
not all 4444 of them of course – astrocybernaute Jun 28 '11 at 16:21

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