Windows authentication (or Integrated Windows Authentication) is a process where connections to applications or external systems are automatically authenticated with the currently logged on Windows user. This functionality was first made available in Windows 2000.

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windows server 2008 DC issues after virtualizing [closed]

Our company recently moved our server acting as Domain Controller and running IIS to a VMware server. For the most part, this has been fine. But . . . Several computers are now having issues ...
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Authenticate user in WinForms (Nothing to do with ASP.Net)

Originally-posted on StackOverflow, cross-posted here as suggested in SO comments. Intro I need to password protect some actions in my application, such as loading/saving files, clicking ...
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Unable to login with Windows Auth on server but can externally IIS 7

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition with IIS 7.5. I have TFS 2013 Update 2 installed and for whatever reason I cannot connect to my web site which requires Windows Auth while remote ...
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local authentication error, remote authentication success

The server is Windows Server 2012 R2 on a VM instance on Azure. There is no DC in the environment and the account in question is Local Administrator. When I remote onto the box I use the local admin ...
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Mirrored local accounts to connect to database on different server and domain

My database client and database server are on different machines and are not connected to the same domain (this is not supported with my web host). I'm not keen to send username/password details via a ...
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Troubleshooting access problems with IIS7.5 and Windows Authentication

I'm installing a web application on an IIS 7.5 server (Win Server 2008 R2) and having problems with windows authentication. I've done this install dozens of times but this one has me stuck, so any ...
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ARR 3 IIS 7.5 Windows Authentication not working

We have been spinning our wheels trying to get windows authentication working through ARR. We've created a new domain account (appservices) ARR Server (srvarr) using default app pool with user set ...
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Users Experience Windows Authentication Prompt for Single ASPX Page Server 2012 IIS 8.5

I have an application published via IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 that can leverage Windows-integrated credentials for SSO. Users can successfully sign in to the application and navigate to the vast ...
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Invoke Windows password dialog when using NET USE

I'll try to get to the point. Using Run from the start menu to an un-authenticated machine: \\hostname\share gives me the Windows prompt for password, good. Running %systemroot%\explorer.exe ...
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Proxy hosted in IIS with NTLM, how can I enable single sign on?

I have a forward proxy hosted in IIS with windows authentication enabled. Firefox is set up to use the proxy. Problem is, I don't know what to do with network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris. ...
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Only one user unable to authenticate against AD using Windows Authentication on a .NET 4.0 web application on iis7

We are having a problem where one user is unable to authenticate using Windows Authentication. The site is configured to allow "All Users" to access the website and I have confirmed that this user is ...
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Login to disconnected domain controller

I cannot login to a long-time disconnected domain controller running Server 2008 R2. I have tried resetting the "local" Administrator password using the following method, but still cannot login. ...
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IIS7 - Restrict access to an intranet site to a specific group of users

I have an ASP.NET site running in IIS7 on a local intranet. I want to restrict access to this site to a specific group of users. I think I should be able to do this by using Windows Authentication ...
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Minimum Number of Port need to Open between Windows Client & Domain Controller Only

I just want to know, which port need to be open if i place firewall between Windows Client ( XP or 7 ) and Domain Controller ( Window Server 2008 R2 ) Please note it is between Client and DC and not ...
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How did I get this Windows share to prompt for login?

Or: "Is this a thing? And how would I check if it was?" In an environment without a Domain Controller, when accessing a share on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box, from a remote computer without a ...
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Managing Active Directory account access across multiple forests / customers

We do managed IT services for a number of small / medium business. I'm looking to find a solution to manage our access to our clients' AD forest's in a scalable fashion. Right now, we manually create ...
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Windows Authentication credential prompt

I have a ASP.NET application (Framework 4 Classic Mode) running with Windows Authentication - it is an Intranet. Impersonation is on. Anonymous is off. Authentication works perfectly on every user's ...
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IIS(6) Access denied (401.3) when accessing a remote share

I am having trouble in getting IIS to access a share on a NAS not in domain. I have tried all the usual IIS workarounds I know with no luck, I'm hoping someone here will point me in the right ...
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Server 2008 r2 event logs show different username than one used for UNC

I am trying to UNC Path to the C drive of a hyper-v based VM that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 standard. I can RDP into the system just fine using the machine name. When I enter the UNC path: ...
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NFS Exporting UID/GID for Windows 7 Client Without Windows Server

I'm trying to export the uid/gid credentials that are set for the windows 7 native NFS client. They only need to be exported locally since they will be hooked directly into the NFSv3 Linux Server that ...
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Symbolic directory link shared in domain

We have a file server that is 2008R2 STD, it is a member server in a 2008 AD. I need to relocate some of the files and directories and would like to do it behind the scenes more or less without ...
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Improving Windows Authentication performance on IIS

We're struggling with performance issues with a ASP.NET MVC site that is using Windows Authentication. Response time is very slow on the first request to the site when the user is being ...
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Enable IIS directory browsing for specific user or group

At home, I have a small server running on Windows Server 2012 and IIS8 (no AD). I want some of the users on my server to be able to access a shared file directory so they can download it via https. I ...
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How can I configure Kerberos Key Distribution Center to serve multiple tickets?

On my AD, I've mapped the SPNs of a few Linux services to a domain user. How can my clients request all of the tickets mapped to this domain user, rather than only requesting a ticket based on the ...
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Connecting to other instances of Hyper-V Manager in domain

I have a test environment that I host from my computer. I have configured an external switch so that it can be accessed by others. Windows 8 Enterprise and Hyper-V Manager Version: 6.2.9200.16384 If ...
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Getting prompted for Windows auth on dev workstation but not on test server

We have a PHP 5.4 application running on IIS 7.5. Our dev environment is Windows 7 x64. Our production and testing environment is Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. IIS is configured the same on both dev, ...
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Web app running as NETWORK SERVICE can connect to SQL Server but windows service running as LOCAL SYSTEM cannot

I have installed a .net web application on a Windows Server 2003 IIS server, running in an Application Pool as NETWORK SERVICE and connecting to SQL Server on a different machine using Integrated ...
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How to enable windows Authentication in IIS 7.5?

i need to enable Windows Autenthication for a specific website on IIS 7.5 If I open "Autenthication" I just see 3 options: Anonymous Based on Form ASP.NET Representation (3 above translated by ...
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Website authentication with a certificate from a different domain

My question: Is there a better way to enable authentication between 2 domains than what I'm doing below, and is Name Mapping the right thing to use? There are 2 domains; One is the primary ...
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Connective Lamp Server to Windows Domain

I recently made a centos lamp server running apache mysql and php. I have wordpress and phpbb3 installed and running on the server. The linux server is running in the same building as a windows 2003 ...
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IIS 7.5 Windows Authentication not working (sometimes)

This is a weird one. We were happily running with Windows Authentication on our intranet site until I demoted one of our domain controllers. Now some workstations still work fine and are ...
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Windows authentication vs Android browsers in Windows Server 2008 r2 IIS7

I have a company website which uses Windows Authentication. The site runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7. When we try to access it from mobile, we get mixed results - some browsers do succeed to ...
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Domain printers appear offline on non-domain PCs

Our organization must be able to offer non-domain PC's printing facilities using our domain printserver and since Windows 7 was released, it seems that the Kerberos ticket/printing authentication ...
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How can there be a difference between “Log on as: Local System account” and “NT Authority\System”?

First off, I wish to clarify that I have been browsing loads of questions regarding the "Local System" account and even though I feel enlightened about the properties of the account, none of them seem ...
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What is the relationship between User Rights Assignment Policies vs. Membership of Local Groups

I just spent the better part of this morning on a support call with a vendor where we eventually resolved our issue by manually adding the service account their application was using to the following ...
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Unable to assign group permissions with ICACLS on Windows Server 2012

I cannot get icacls to accept my group for adding permissions. I am using an elevated power shell with the following command: icacls 'C:/foo' /grant:r 'Group Foo':f I get the following error: ...
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Repeated “Authentication Required” dialog boxes w/Satellite Internet, IIS7.5 website

I manage a Windows 2008 R2 64bit server running IIS7.5. We have a test website that is accessed using Windows authentication, to keep spiders out of it. (When testing is done, we repoint the live-site ...
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Authentication, Virtual Directories and Physical Path Credentials

I am having some trouble configuring my website that requires users to authenticate using either Basic Authentication or Windows Authentication. The website works fine when Anonymous Authentication ...
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Apache 2.4 user authentication against Windows 2008 domain

We used Apache 2.2.x with SSPI module to authenticate against a windows domain. I am aware that the module is not udpated to work with Apache 2.4. So how people who needs authentication against a ...
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How come identical name and authentication between two windows PCs on same network works?

My Experiment So I set up a simple network with Two computers. Both on the same Work group. I created a LOCAL user 'A' with pasword 'A' in Computer 1. And then I created an identical named LOCAL ...
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IIS identified a user as a user on another domain when he accessed an ASP.NET 4.0 page.

An IIS 6 Server on Windows Server 2003 has a virtual directory configured with anonymous access disabled and Integrated Windows authentication enabled. The directory in which the page exists restricts ...
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Company Wide Windows Auth with Chrome and Firefox

I know that we can allow Firefox to allow passing through of Windows credentials by editing the following about:config settings --If using Kerberos-- network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris ...
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IIS: NTLM authentication works, Negotiate does not

We develop a web application that is installed on-site on customers' servers. In the past months, we've had a curious problem occurring every now and then. We also know how to workaround it, but I'm ...
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The trust relationship between the primary domain and the trusted domain failed

Scenario: We have an application server (IIS 7.0, Windows 2008 R2) and a seperate database server (SQL 2008) for both our test and production environments (so 4 servers total). Our application server ...
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User authentication — username mismatch in IIS in ASP.NET application

Last week, an employee's Active Directory username was changed (or a new one was created for them). For the purposes of this example, let's assume these usernames: Old: Domain\11111 New: Domain\22222 ...
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Why can a user log in via more than one UPN

I've changed the for all users UPN suffix of a company from us.mycompany.local to mycompany.com in order to use claims aware applciations. In testing before the change I discovered that even if I ...
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Cross domain UNC Paths - Securing Credentials

I have a folder on a Remote Domain: \DomainRemote\Shared_Folder And a process on a local Domain which needs to access said share: Trusts exist between the domains - but only authenticated users ...
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IIS 7.5 selectively overwrites my error response page

Using Windows 2008r2, IIS 7.5, I have an application using Windows Integrated Authentication (WWW-Authenticate: NTLM, Negotiate). In my ASP.NET MVC code, I am overwriting the IIS error page ...
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Powershell - how to Start-Job with an ActiveDirectory credential

My client controls access to their database with ActiveDirectory. I would like to do the following: $cred = Get-Credential Start-Job -Credential $cred { #do some stuff with the db } This works ...
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IIS - login by domain name is ok; login by IP address fails

I configured IIS server to use Windows authentication. On a client computer, I used IE to open a website of IIS by domain name - this resulted in automatic login. IP address - a dialog box appeared ...