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IIS 7.5 pass through authentication fails on UNC share websites

I have a site which fails to authenticate using windows authentication now it has moved to IIS 7.5. The site is: On a UNC share Using windows authentication Has a custom app pool Id (domain ...
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IIS7.5/Win2k8 - Accessing Virtual Directories via UNC from non-domain machine to another non-domain machine

Been seriously racking my brain for a while with this. I'm trying to add a Virtual Directory to a site that points to a UNC share. Both machines are not in a domain and I know the machines both see ...
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Window Share (UNC) over the Internet

I'm setting up a build server using Team Foundation Server (TFS). The drop location needs to be in UNC (e.g. \SERVER\Share$) for some reason known only to MS. My concern is this. It's a server on ...
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UNC vs. SFTP vs. SSH for uploading to a Windows server

I understand that UNC (Uniform Naming Convention), SFTP, and SSH are different interfaces (protocols?) that can be used to upload files to a server. But feature-wise, how do they differ? Are there ...
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Does UNC work between two Intranet domains?

We have some servers which will move to a new Windows 2008 domain, and some Windows 2000 servers which I would prefer to keep in their current domain for a while (until we have the resources to test ...
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IIS7 .NET Web Site Delays Detection Of File Changes On UNC Path

I'm dealing with an issue and have been unable to find any posts or documentation that already address this specific problem. The setup: This issue is regarding a heavily accessed web site, written ...
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In IIS 6, when using a UNC path for a virtual directory “using connect as” is the password secure?

If I use a UNC share for a virtual directory, and use "Connect As" to save the username and password. I'm presuming that these saved credentials are secure? Is that correct? Are the credentials saved ...
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Windows share: The specified network name is no longer available

We've got an EMC NX4 SAN box serving a CIFS share to a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 app servers. The app servers are using the CIFS share to serve lots of image files (~2500 ops/sec on the share), ...
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Accessing UNC paths from inside Perl CGI under IIS6

For space reasons, we need to move some files off our main file/webserver to another network fileserver. However, the original file/webserver is still responsible for providing access to these files, ...
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How to properly clear a remote LAN connection?

I am on a Windows centric LAN without a domain. I have access to several machines on my network, each with different username and passwords. I originally connected to them with a UNC path in explorer ...
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Resource usage of mapped drives versus network location shortcuts?

One group within our IT department wants to eliminate all drive mappings from our network and replace them with simple Network Location (UNC) shortcuts. The group claims the drive mappings consume ...
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How do I configure IIS to allow access to network resources for PHP scripts?

I am currently working on a PHP front-end that joins together a series of applications running on separate servers; many of these applications generate files that I need access to, but these files ...
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IIS 7.5 running Classic ASP connecting to UNC path problem

Moving from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2. We have a classic ASP site that connect to a remote UNC '\10.1.40.7\' path. When I run PROCMON on the web server, it says ACCESS ...
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Scripts on UNC paths take very long to run

I have several scripts in UNC paths (from Windows batch files to PHP scripts). No matter how I run them (double click on explorer, my editor's run command menu or Windows command prompt) they take ...
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What can prevent a Server 2008 machine accessing its OWN UNC shares?

I need to set up a UNC share for my hosted dedicated server to access a share on itself. Unfortunately TFS requires a UNC share. I am on a Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 64bit dedicated server ...
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HYPER-V R2 Can not mount ISO from network location (UNC Path)

So, as the name suggest I'm trying to mount a ISO from a network share using the UNC path to a HYPER-V R2 Cluster. This is a pure Demo / test case setup with: 2x HYPER-V R2 1X NAS/iSCSI CSV Cluster ...
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window login when web application is using network share in IIS 6

I have installed a web application which is configured using a network drive But i am keep getting a pop up asking for credentials looking in the event log, the network logon is set to my ...
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Performance mitigations serving content from a UNC share via IIS 6

I have a quad processor vmware instance running Windows 2003 and 1gb ethernet. I'm comparing serving the exact same heavy .NET 2.0 content from the local hard drive versus serving it from a UNC drive. ...
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UNC Shortcut vs Mapped Network Drive

Is there any fundamental difference between mapping a network share and using a UNC shortcut in Windows (aside from the obvious loss of a drive letter)?
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Very peculiar UNC issue with Windows 2003

We're having a very odd issue with two servers communicating with each other over UNC paths. We have four web servers total all hooked up to the same switch, running the same OS version, patch level ...
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How to figure out which UNC path a mapped network drive points to remotely

There is a file server named, FileServer1. On FileServer, there resides a mapped network drive, F:. From my local machine, Client, I can get to the F drive using UNC path, \\FileServer1\f$ Now I'd ...
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UNC Path fails by IP “no network provider accepted the given network path”, but works using hostname

I have an unusual problem with a Windows Server 2003 (Standard x86) box. It appears the machine will not accept connections to its shares (locally and from other domain member servers) by using its ...
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Accessing local shared folder when network is disconnected

I have an application that usually tried to access files that placed on its own machine. The way it access the file is UNC form, for example: \\MyComputerName\MySharedFolder\file.txt It's all work ...
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UNC Network Shares Fail

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 installation that is acting as a DC. It has been operational without any problems since late August. All of a sudden, UNC share access experiences an issue where ...
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Attempting to access a file with a UNC path from asp.net receives “logon failure” error

When I access a file with a UNC path from asp.net I found the following problem: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password. Any leads on how to troubleshoot this?
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Share permissions when accessed locally via UNC

I have a w2k3 server (terminal server) and a domain user. If the user accesses "\\TS\Folder" from another computer, that user can read\write without any problem. If I login to "TS" as the user, they ...
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Mapped Drive -> UNC

We don't have a common set of drive mappings at our company for certain network shares. Inevitably, someone will create a custom drive mapping to a folder, then they will link to a document under ...
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Why is IIS Anonymous authentication being used with administrative UNC drive access?

My account is local administrator on my machine. If I try to browse to a non-existent drive letter on my own box using a UNC path name: \mymachine\x$ my account would get locked out. I would also ...
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How do you handle “CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories”?

I am attempting to change directories to a file server such as: cd \\someServer\\someStuff\ However, I get the following error: CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories What ...
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Specifying Username/Pass as part of a UNC path or map network drives for a windows service

I have a service that I need to be able to write to a network share on another machine using a local account on that machine. To do this I either need to map a network drive that can be seen by the ...
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SQL Server 2008 Log-shipping: Without a UNC drive: how? [closed]

My real question here is... is there a tool I can use? (E.g. I have a lot to do, and would prefer not to script it all up myself!) Anyone using the redgate (hmmm, they had a tool for this, but I do ...
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Can you disable UNC paths in Windows?

We are trying to lock down a Terminal Server, and want to remove a commercial package's ability to accept UNC file paths, ie. paths in the app can then only be entered using the windows drive letters. ...
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Configure IIS FTP with a Virtual Directory to a UNC path

I am running an IIS 6 FTP Server on a Windows Server 2003 computer (lets call it FTPPC), connected to a domain (lets call it DOMAIN). Allow anonymous connections is off, so a user requires a domain ...
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Mapped drive inaccessible after router reboot

I have a server with a mapped drive on it (maps to a directory on another server across the network). I also have an application that writes a file to the mapped drive (regularly scheduled, but ...