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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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 ...
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IIS + Integration Windows Authencation: is read/execute permissions for Authenticated_Users safe?

I have an enterprise web application that will integrate with a single sign on (SSO) service via Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA). The SSO service is providing authentication only (not ...
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Integrated Windows Authentication with Apache in Windows

I have a server running Windows 2000 / Apache 2.0 and PHP 5. I need a server that recognizes the user's login client PC that is in the same domain. All the tutorials I find are with IIS or Apache on ...
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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. ...
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Is it possible to use windows authentication to control access to an external SQL server database?

We're planning to move a large portion of our database to our web host's SQL server. The SQL server is only accessible through SQL logins. Is there any way to set something up locally that would ...
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What's the recommended way to set up a windows service to connect to a remote SQL Server?

I have a service on server A that needs to connect to a SQL Server instance (2005 or 2008) on server B. Both A and B are on the same domain. What are the best practices for configuring both the ...
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How do I prevent my ASP .NET site from continually prompting for user credentials?

I'm trying to get an ASP .NET website up and running on IIS6. The site will run in its own application pool, and uses Windows authentication, with anonymous access turned off. When I run the app pool ...
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What does <domain name>\<computer name>$ mean?

I'm experiencing a supposed ASP authentication problem, and the error is that access is denied to a user: MYDOMAIN\MYCOMPUTER$ Where MYDOMAIN is a placeholder for the domain name, and MYCOMPUTER is ...
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Rails web app authenticated with windows

Is it possible for a rails web application to make use of the windows authentication features in its code. I am looking at being able to obtain the user's login name and domain in the application. But ...
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Intermittently, IIS7 requests get stuck in WindowsAuthenticationModule

We're running an IIS7 server hosting several dozen websites. Several of these websites are all part of the same legacy app we've developed. These sites all run the same code and run in the same app ...
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Windows 7 Single Sign On

We run Windows XP, Vista and are now testing Windows 7 in our corporate environment. Thus far all of our Win7 installations have been x64 installs with the same net result that we are having to ...
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Enabling NTLM Auto login on IIS for fully qualified domain name (FQDN)

I have noticed in our network that when I want to enable users to connect to a Web Application and be automatically logged in, I need to provide them with a URL such as ...