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Browser Authentication Prompt After Server Restart

Details We have an internal website. The authentication mode is windows hence it takes windows logins. It is served from two windows servers running Windows Server 2008 R2. And are connected with ...
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56 views

Users on company domain accessing a SharePoint site or SharePoint drive mapping results in prompt for credentials

Overnight, seemingly, SharePoint on a server in our domain has stopped automatically logging in users via Windows Authentication, in two instances: a local intranet site that is SharePoint ...
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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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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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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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166 views

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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406 views

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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237 views

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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772 views

Workstation authentication against wrong AD server in multi-site configuration

Having a problem which I've seen before but haven't yet found a solution to, I've got multiple AD sites in one domain physically separated and logically separated by different subnets and AD sites. ...
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185 views

Inter-connect two active directories for sharepoint authentication

I have 1 server with windows 2003 which is our office's domain controller, and other server with windows server 2008 in another office. The domain names are different, and what i need to do, is ...
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Logging in user in Windows 2008 server using LogonUser fails on LogonType LOGON32_LOGON_SERVICE

I am using LogonUser function to logon an account to Windows 2008 R2 server on a domain with clusterring. When using LOGON32_LOGON_INTERACTIVE as LogonType, I successfully login. When using ...
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239 views

Windows Service and Group Policy unable to access network share on Win2008 Domain

I have one computer on my domain that has suddenly stopped receiving software updates via group policy. Domain logins still work, and group policy on the machine is still being updated, so it knows ...
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519 views

Domain authentication over OPEN wireless pre-logon (Windows 7 Pro) - No logon servers avail

I have a plethora of laptops that are joined to an AD domain. I have an enterprise wireless system setup, the users of these laptops will be using an OPEN unsecured SSID which will ultimately have a ...
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65 views

SMTP Authentication without using IP

On my local machine, I wish to send mail through SMTP on my Windows Server. I understand that I need to authorise my machine's local IP in relay restrictions. However, this is not ideal as I'll need ...
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473 views

Multiple Site (Application) Windows Authentication (IIS 7)

We have multiple web sites that need to process DOMAIN authentication in Windows. There's only one server but multiple sites. For example: s1.domain.com s2.domain.com s3.domain.com All of which ...
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883 views

Connect to remote SQL Server instance using Windows Authentication

How can I connect to a remote instance of SQL Server (on my VPS) from my local machine using Windows Authentication? By default, if I try to connect using this method, the username is my computer ...
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248 views

Cannot find several types of authentication on IIS7 in Windows Server 2008

I have a deployed and correctly working ASP.NET MVC3 application on IIS7 in Windows Server 2008. Now I want to implement some authentication policy and my choice is Windows authentication (the ...
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374 views

Windows Server 2008, IIS7 and Windows Authentication

We currently have a development server set up which we are trying to test some Windows authentication ASP.NET code on. We have turned on Windows Authentication in IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 R2 fine, ...
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How to install the same user on two different servers?

I have two Windows Server 2008 servers. 1) Is a web server 2) is a db server I need to use Windows authentication to access the db server, therefore I need to create a new user on both machines. ...
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SQL Server 2008 - Can't Log On via local SQL Server Management Studio

FYI: OS is SQL Server 2008 (NOT R2). Yesterday, when I was trying to get Visual Studio 2010 on a remote Win XP machine to be able to debug ASP.NET over the network, I installed Active Directory (and ...
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432 views

Windows service running as network service - how does it authenticate? Breaking change in W2K8?

A Windows service running as "Network Service" talks to services on other machines (here: SQL Server and Analysis Services), using Windows authentication. For authentication, we have to grant ...
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Windows Web Server in DataCenter Authenticate with AD in Office

We would like to have put a File Server in DataCentre to allow user to upload/download files when they are home. Since we have hundreds of users and would like to let the user to authenticate with the ...
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2answers
861 views

Lock down a site using Forms Auth in IIS7 with Windows Auth

I have an ASP.NET MVC 1.0 application that uses Forms Authentication. We are using Windows Server 2008. I need to lock down the site so that only certain users (in AD Groups) can access the site. ...