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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Why Does A/D Account Need SQL Server Login?

I need some help on understanding the differences between Windows and SQL Server Authentication: We have a SQL Server 2008 set to SQL Server and Windows Authentication Mode. There is one A/D user -- ...
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Does active directory log authentication success/failure with the OS?

For example, if I use an AD account to login on Windows 7 and then Windows 8, will I be able to tell in logs setup by default? If not by default, how would I set this logging up?
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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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Microsoft Application Request Routing with Windows Authentication

I'm running into a problem trying to get Windows Authentication working in an environment that uses Microsoft Application Request Routing and was hoping someone might be able to help. The problem I'm ...
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Using Windows Authentication accross Domains when using VPN?

Is it possible to use Windows Authentication for users who are logged into their computer on one domain (ABC) on a particular AD system, for services that are on a second domain (XYZ) on a second AD ...
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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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Risks of Kerberos Delegation

I've been spending hours upon hours trying to learn and understand Windows Authentication, Kerberos, SPNs, and Constrained Delegation in IIS 7.5. One thing I just don't get is why it is "risky" to ...
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Windows authentication to IIS on local server with fully qualified url

I have a web application set up in IIS 7 configured with Windows Authentication. I can authenticate to the machine via it's fully qualified url from any other machine and it uses the proper Domain. ...
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Restricting access to a website on IIS with groups

I'm trying to set up our websites to only allow access from users in certain AD groups using windows authentication but i can't seem to make it work. I've tried using IIS's authorization and ...
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Under which circumstances can a *local* user account access a remote SQL Server with a trusted connection?

One of our customers has the following configuration: On the domain controller, there's an SQL Server. On his PC (WinXP), he logs on with LocalPC\LocalUser. In Windows Explorer, he opens ...
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Intranet website - getting a login box although I have configured Windows Authentication in IIS

In a Windows AD domain environment (MYDOMAIN with DNS suffix mydomain.local), I have a server with an Intranet website, that runs on IIS 7.5. I have disabled all authentication types except Windows ...
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Windows authentication failure between multiple domains (sites)

I have just rolled out a new Intranet company wide - the company has 6 UK sites, each has a local domain called (for example) london.local, derby.local, thatlotupnorth.local etc etc, and each has its ...
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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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what to do with ms sql error 40 “”

I had no problem with my sql server and management studio yesterday, but today it does not connect and show me this error: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while ...
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Windows authentication and multiple prompts

I currently have two IIS websites with windows authentication turned on. Internally on my network when you connect to them you're authenticated seamlessly and logged on. Externally you are prompted to ...
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How to login to VisualSVN Server (with Single Sign-On enabled) under other user than the currently logged one to Windows machine?

If you have Integrated Windows Authentication as the only authentication type enabled in VisualSVN Server you don't get any login / password prompts. You may find yourself stuck and confused if ...
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networking and authentication

I installed a RADIUS server in my network (Windows 2008) and Active Directory which contains different users; I also have an access point (tp_Link) authenticated on RADIUS server. I am using Windows ...
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Windows authentication to SQL Server via IIS and PHP

We're running a PHP 5.4 application on Server 2008 R2. We would like to connect to a SQL Server 2008 database, on a separate server, using Windows authentication (must be Windows authentication--the ...
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Adding a W2008 Authenticating Server to existing W2003 Domain?

I have an existing W2003 Domain, simple setup with one DC and a SQL Server (approx 100 users). There are issues with Windows 7 Clients and login scripts and we're now seeing much greater numbers of ...
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IIS Windows Authentication except for local machine

I have a PHP site (Default Web Site) and an ASP.NET site (application under the Default Web Site) running together. I have set up Windows Authentication for the Default Web Site and it's fine. The ...
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How to trust a non Domain PC over a VPN connected via a Domain Account for SQL Windows Authentication

We are trying to enable a windows login to SQL Server from an untrusted laptop. The SQL Server has been enabled to allow the domain account to login and browse the data When a domain user connects ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04: Apache not working anymore

I upgraded Ubuntu Server from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS. Now Apache is not working properly anymore. I'm using the module AuthenNTLM and that seems to be causing the issue. Apache Error log: [1556] ...
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AD User Passwords expiring without any notifications?

We setup password Policies in Active Directory to Expire peoples passwords after so many days. Well it looks like the time has come for the Expiration of the Passwords and people are getting locked ...
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Can I detect authenticated domain users in IIS / ASP.NET without prompting everyone else for credentials?

I am updating an old ASP .NET 3.5 webforms application which uses forms authentication. The requirement is that it needs to automatically log in authenticated domain users whilst still allowing ...
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Getting http 401.3 error despite giving the Application pool Identity permission on the website folder IIS 7.5

My Application users are getting http 401. error when they try to browser to my application. My app is a intranet Web Application which uses Windows Authentication. Anonymous authentication and ...
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Definition of BUILTIN\Users?

For a server on a Windows Domain, what is the membership of "BUILTIN\Users" exactly? (I figure this has an obvious answer, but googling hasn't given me any clear definitions)
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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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Integrated Windows Authentication with Chrome and FireFox

I have a webapplication which uses claims based authentication. The STS is ADFS 2.0. When I am in the intranet and use IE, IWA is used and no login dialog appears. When I am on the internet zone, the ...
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SQL Server bulk import from fileshare. How can I get SQL Server to see the share?

I have two servers A and B. B is a database server, A is (here) a client to the database server. A tool running on server A connects to SQL Server on server B and ultimately triggers a bulk import ...
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How to send mails using a custom .NET application and Windows authentication to a distribution list that only allows authenticated senders?

This is basically a cross post from my StackOverflow question to see if I can get a server side perspective. I'm trying to send automated emails from a C# console application from machines to clients ...
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IIS 7 Windows Authentication Wrong User

IIS 7, Integrated App Pool, Identity set to NetworkService We've recently moved an asp.net MVC 3 to our production environment. The application uses windows authentication. The production environment ...
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How do I configure the Web Management Service so I'm not prompted for credentials to manage a remote IIS server

I have IIS 7.5 installed on Windows Server 2008 R2 and I have the Web Management Service configured to use Windows Authentication (including the WindowsAuthenticationEnabled registry key set to 1). ...
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Allowing services from another computer to access IIS

We're using some third party software which runs as a service on one computer, accessing an IIS resource on second computer. The second computer isn't in the same domain as the first, and there's a ...
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Is it possible to get svn to authentication with windows/sspi, but with username aliases?

I have a VisualSVN server running on Windows 2008 R2 x64 using basic authentication. I want to upgrade to use windows authentication. However, some of the usernames set up do not match the domain ...
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Handling username changes in Subversion server with Windows Authentication

I have a Subversion server (version 1.7.2) that is fronted by Apache 2.2.21 using basic Windows/Active Directory authentication. Really it's just using the Visual SVN Server 2.5 package with Windows ...
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Single Sign on for RDS

I currently have an RDS farm which is used for running remote apps for a large group of users. When logging in these users must authenticate to the RDS web page to view their list of applications. ...
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Using SSL with Integrated Windows Authentication in Intranet

Is it possible to have my website require SSL if it is using Windows Authentication? So far, I'm not having luck with it.
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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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What difference does it make for a Virtual machine to be removed and then re-added to an Active Directory domain

On a Windows VM, while installing a service which needs to run under a domain account, my Domain Controller refuses to authenticate the domain account I use. After I remove this VM from the domain, ...
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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 ...