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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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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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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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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IIS reverse proxy with Windows Auth throwing intermittent 502 errors

I have set up a web site (www.mysite.com) on IIS to provide SSL and Windows Auth, and to forward all HTTPS requests to another server (BIOS name: internalserver; port 2080). The rule specifying this ...
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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 ...