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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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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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 ...
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Setting Sql server security rights for multiple situations

We have an application which uses an instance of Sql Server locally for its backend storage. The administrator windows login has had its sysadmin right revoked, and instead two sql logins have been ...
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Disable authentication on subfolder(s) of an ASP.NET app using windows authentication

Is it possible to disable windows authentication on one or more subfolders of an ASP.net application using windows authentication? For example: A website contains several other folders that contain ...
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Windows authentication through IE - specify the domain

This question really relates to allowing to logon to a SharePoint installation from home but I guess it's a general IIS security question. When the login box pops up to collect the windows ...
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SQL Server Windows-only Authentication Strategy problem

I would like to use Windows-only Authentication in SQL Server for our web applications. In the past we've always created the all powerful 1 SQL Login for the web application. After doing some ...
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How can I copy from one domain pc (winxp) logged off, to another domain server (w2k3)

I have a automation build server which creates nightly builds. It does this while logged off in Windows XP. This is is one domain while the server I wish to copy the builds to is in another domain ...
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Set up basic Windows Authentication to connect to SQL Server 2008 from a small, trusted network

I'm guessing that this is documented somewhere on Microsoft's site, but thus far I haven't found it. I'm trying to set up a Windows Server 2008 box to have SQL Server 2008 with Windows Authentication ...
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Intranet Site Authentication Issues on SBS 2008

Simply, the Sharepoint intranet site that is automatically installed with SBS 2008 is bound to port 5555 in IIS so to get to it you can browse to server-name:5555 and then authenticate using domain ...
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“Unknown user name or bad password” when I launch ADUC

When I open up Active Directory Users and Computers from my workstation, I receive an error: Naming information cannot be located because: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password. ...
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Can I set a default domain for a Windows Authenticated website in IIS7?

I have an intranet site using Windows Authentication. When users are prompted for credentials, they enter: User: domain\username Pass: SomePassword It'd be nice if they could leave off the domain\ ...
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IIS time is different from server time

I have ASP.NET 2.0 site configured to perform Windows Integrated Security using Kerberos delegation. The servers including DC are running on Windows 2003 and the delegation is raised to Windows 2003 ...
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IIS Won't authenticate domain user: 401.2

I'm having a lot of trouble with configuring authentication for IIS correctly. I have a SharePoint site running under IIS 6.0, and the IIS web site is configured for Integrated Windows ...
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Windows authentication on intranet sites from hosting server

I have come across this problem before, it doesn't generally get in the way too much but i would really like to know why it happens. I am running SBS 2008, i changed the Bindings for the Sharepoint ...
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Running a Windows service under a domain account from a non-member server

I've got a standalone Windows Server 2003 running SQL Server 2005 and a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory domain controller. Using maintenance plans/SQL Server Agent, I'm trying to write the ...
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Windows Perms - ADOMAIN\AMACHINE$ - means what (precisely)?

I've got a task running on AMACHINE under the SYSTEM account. There's a shared directory on BMACHINE which is visible on AMACHINE and that shared directory allows r+w to a username ...
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Outlook Prompting for password from Exchange server in domain environment

We are running exchange 2007 in a domain environment. We have mostly outlook 2003 clients, but in process of upgrading to outlook 07 over the next couple of weeks. Some users (both 03 & 07) are ...
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Windows Authentication behaves oddly when VPN'd

We've got a few apps that rely on windows authentication - a couple of web apps with AD auth turned on and we usually connect to our SQL servers with windows auth. This normally runs without a hitch. ...
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Windows IIS6 site authentication

I have a site running on IIS6 and I want to make it authenticate via the standard gray pop-up window. I.e. it should use Windows to authenticate. I want to make it so only one single user on the ...
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Windows Authentication with IIS 6.0 not working anymore

We had a Sharepoint site running on a server which was a domain controller and everything was working fine (IIS6), everyone could login using windows authentication. We've since added a new domain ...