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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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 ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...