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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Active Directory set up with replication — need a way to control login authentication host

I have two Active Directory servers set up with replication, ad2 and ad4. ad4 has a higher latency than ad2 as it is offsite. All clients are supposed to log in and authenticate to the ad2 server. The ...
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Simple and affordable Windows two factor authentication

has someone a solution for a simple and affordable two factor authentication for RDP similar to the SSH login on a unix machine? PAT
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Authing other users on fileshares

I have a file share (Windows, SMB, AD) that requires authentication to access. Accessing it manually in Windows Explorer (\\ip\share) will query me for user/pass. That is fine. The client computer ...
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Computers losing contact to the Domain

We have a problem with a set of computers on our domain. they are constantly losing their trust relationship with the domain. it first happened last week and 8 days later happened again. On the Server ...
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identity impersonation in IIS 7

I'm a bit consused by Identity Impersonation in IIS7.5 In the good old days you could just put in the web.config and call it good. Directories could then be locked down to a specific user, and then ...
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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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Changed username in AD, now Windows Authentication no longer works but Forms does

We have a web based application on IIS6 that matches profiles to usernames based on what is returned via the authentication process. One of the user's usenames was changed in AD (and in the ...
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what is meant be “Anonymous Authentication” enabled and edit it to specific user

iis 7.5 , for a site "Anonymous Authentication" can be 'enabled' and can be 'edited' it to a specific user.What does it mean. Enabling 'Anonymous' means allowing all the users, then what is meant for ...
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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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Can't connect to SQL Server in different domain using SSMS and Windows 7 Crendential Manager

I need to connect to a SQL Server 2008 instance in another Windows domain to manage it. We only use Windows Authentication. In Windows XP, I could use the "Manage Network Passwords" feature to store ...
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Ldap Authentication for Windows Standalone Servers

I have an LDAP server Novell eDirectory in my Environment through which has the user data. In my Environment i have set of Windows and Linux servers. I need to use this LDAP As the Authentication ...
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can the network administrator log into an IIS7 website (using windows authentication mode)

Suppose I am using Windows authentication for an IIS 7 website. I do not want anybody on intranet (including the network administrator to access the website yet). Anybody will obviously be prompted ...
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trusted connection

I logged on as administrator and created a trusted connection for a software that connects to my sqlserver. Then I logged on as a regular user and checked on the db server the users connected. ...
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SQL Server Windows Authentication NTUSERNAME is different to Windows Login

An employee at a client has just got married and as a result they have changed her details, login name et al., in Active Directory (AD). The problem is SUSER_NAME() in procedures and the NTUSERNAME ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 installation/connection questions

I have a Windows Home Server connected to my home network on which I have just installed SQL Server 2008 R2, I am aiming to connect to the SQL Server installation from my laptop using SQL Management ...
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Single sign on - Sharepoint to Web app

We have a Sharepoint site that uses Windows based authentication. We provide links in Sharepoint to a secure web app that uses forms based authentication. Both authenticate against the same AD. ...
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Can Accpac be used with Windows authentication for SQL Server?

I'm the DBA and the Accpac guy is telling me we need a SQL login for the Accpac databases. Right now I use only Windows authentication, and I don't like the idea of turning on mixed authentication if ...
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iis7 how to disable anon access, basic authentication, and enable windows authentication on ONE file in a website

I have a product I'm evaluating called bugtracker.net, it has the ability to authenticate through both windows auth. and a local db with user accounts. For this to work I need to let the code handle ...
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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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IIS7 + ASP.NET Impersonation + Windows Auth = 401 Unauthorized

I've got an asp.net app that relies on Request.LogonUserIdentity.Name to be populated with the username of the person logged onto the client machine. In IIS7 on the webserver, I've disabled Anonymous ...
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What happens to my SQL Server logins if I change a windows domain username

My question is very similar to this question Changing Windows Domain UserName but the original question doesn't explicitly answer my slight variation. If I change a windows users username (if they ...
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ISA Server 2006 SP1 :: Allow unauthenticated users (non domain users) access to external (internet)

Now that we have applied an internal to external rule blocking all users access to the internet, other than those users in a whitelist, we have the obvious issue of non authenticated users, not on our ...
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Configuring Windows Authentication on SQLEXPRESS

I've successfully followed the many tutorials to enable remote connections to my SQLEXPRESS Server. I'm now trying to connect remotely through SQL Server Authentication and the connection works, ...
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Causes for quick logon / logoff on Server 2003 domain?

I was browsing through my security audit logs today and I noticed a few users that have a 540 logon success and then a rapid 538 logoff (and by rapid I mean the user logs off anywhere between 1 - 30 ...
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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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Windows 7, network shares, and authentication via local group instead of local user

I have been doing some troubleshooting of my home network lately and have come to an odd conclusion that I was hoping to get some clarification on. I'm used to managing share permissions in a domain ...
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Can't access IIS 7 server URL from the same IIS 7 server

We have an intranet site ie, xxx.yyyy.com, that users access by entering "http"://xxx.yyy.com. Our problems started when we migrated to IIS 7 running on a new 2003 server. We got rid of our ...
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Kernel-mode Authentication: 401 errors when accessing site from remote machines

I have several Classic ASP sites that use Integrated Windows Authentication and Kerberos delegation. They work OK on the live servers (recently moved to a Server 2008/IIS7 servers), but do not work ...
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WAMPSERVER apache2.2 - mod-auth-sspi: how to setup it so I can retrieve windows username

I'm using WAMPSERVER apache2.2. I've installed mod-auth-sspi, and setup it this way: <Directory ...> AuthName "DOMAIN" AuthType SSPI SSPIAuth On SSPIAuthoritative On ...
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IIS – Windows Authentication – Authenticating self

I have an iis6 .net website which requires windows authentication (Anonymous disabled). The website has a dedicated application pool running as NETWORK SERVICE. The website contains a requirement to ...
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IIS 6 Windows Authentication in ASP.Net app fails

I am trying to install an ASP.Net app on an IIS6 webserver. The site requires the user to authenticate with windows, and this works on several other apps on the same server. In IIS I have enabled ...
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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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IIS 6 - Integrated Authentication - requires a daily restart to recognise extra domain users

We have sub webpage (classic ASP) set up with Windows Authentication and no anonymous access. Permissions to the target directory are set as Read/Execute for a domain local group. This group ...
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User accessing Windows share keeps receiving username/password request (across OpenVPN if that's relevant)

At my work, we have set up an OpenVPN system for our remote users to access the machines in the office. The office machines are set up on a domain. I have created a domain user for her. A new ...
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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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Windows Authentication Website Asking for Credentials

I have a website that has ASP.Net Impersonation Enabled and Windows Authentication Enabled. When navigating to that site using IE8 with "Enable Integrated Windows Authentication" (under Tools -> ...
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A Local Service gets 401 error accessing ASP website

I have Anonymous access disabled for Active Directory Auth via Windows Authentication and the service I use to run an ASP page every 15 minutes gets a 401 unauthorized when it tries to run. How do I ...
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Users of Intranet site on IIS7.5 prompted for username/password

I have an intrasite from a third-party that we just transitioned from IIS 6 on Windows 2003 to a Windows 2008 R2 server with IIS 7.5. On the old system, the user would connect ot the website and be ...
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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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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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IIS7: Allow users to identify themselves with either “Windows Authentication” or “Basic Authentication” on the same file

Is it possible to have both windows authentication and basic authentication enabled on one .asmx page in IIS7? What I want is: Someone calls webservice If possible, use windows authentication (e.g. ...
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the context of local user of AD-joined machine? Is it of domain machine account or of local machine account?

I am developer and curious how Windows server machines are used. A) I believe that they show interactive login screen but run without any user had ever logged-in. Correct? In context of ...
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How to login faster using a domain account when the domain is unavailable

I have a laptop with Windows 7 ultimate enterprise edition installed. This is a company laptop so i have domain account as I am a domain user but also a local administrator on my laptop. My problem ...
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How to configure CruiseControl.Net for Windows Authentication?

I am using CruiseControl.Net for continuous integration which is now accessing the dashboard through login plugin, which in turn is authenticating and authorizing after verifying it with a set of ...
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IIS7 Slow for some users when using Windows Authentication

We have an internet site containing a "hello world" .html file on IIS7 with Windows authentication turned on. The users are local machine Windows users on the web-server. For some users the site is ...
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Access windowsauthentication SQL Server 2008R2 after Domain change

When I installed the SQL Server 2008R2 on the windows server, the computer was not in a domain. After I installed it, now someone moved the server into a domain. Problem is: the server can not be ...
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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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How best to troubleshoot a WIA issue through an IIS7 reverse proxy

I've got an Intranet site that uses Windows Authentication and is accessed through an IIS 7 Reverse Proxy. Using FireFox, Safari or Chrome it works fine. I'm prompted for credentials, I supply them ...
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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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integrating ldap workstation login with webapps

Is there a way to integrate an LDAP authentication system on a windows network with intranet webapps so that the user on logging into their desktop does not need to log in a second time with the web ...