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I am sure this must have been asked before. I have a windows 2008 R2 server (MyCentralBox) and it has two NIC cards. On one NIC i have connected it to a switch which has a set of machines which are connceted to a private domain controller. Now i want to access \MyCentralBox\ share from one of these machines, I get a pop up to enter my credentials, but since these are in a private domain i do not have any credentials to give. I have enabled anonymous access on MyCentralBox, what more should i do to access the file share?

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"but since these are in a private domain i do not have any credentials to give" What does that mean? Normally one does not "give" credentials when logging/accessing a network resource, but identify credentials upon which the resource is secured against (i.e. the account information has already been applied against the resource, you are just providing information/verification that you are one of the identified accounts assigned/authorized to access/used the resource). –  user48838 Jul 2 '11 at 7:44
what protocol ftp/cifs/http? –  tony roth Jul 2 '11 at 23:53
MyCentralBox is connected to another domain (Domain1). And the machine from which i am trying to access is in (Domain2), users from domain1 have the access to the share. Since i am accessing from Domain2, it doesn't automatically associate. Is there a way to specify share permissions for accounts from domain2 on the share? this is CIFS –  Anirudh Goel Jul 5 '11 at 0:51
do you have a user account in domain1? –  tony roth Jul 6 '11 at 22:48

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