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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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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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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Users Experience Windows Authentication Prompt for Single ASPX Page Server 2012 IIS 8.5

I have an application published via IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 that can leverage Windows-integrated credentials for SSO. Users can successfully sign in to the application and navigate to the vast ...
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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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Force IIS to prompt for credentials

We have a website that should only be accessed by authenticated active directory users. The first thing that should happen when entering the site is a prompt to enter windows credentials. To ...
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Linux workstation and Active Directory authentication

I read a few articles regarding "How to Authenticate Linux Clients with Microsoft Active Directory" My question before I do it: what will happen to Notebooks that try to login when the Active ...
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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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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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IIS 7.5 web application failing with NT Authority\Anonymous Logon

I am finding various google results, but none seem to fix my problem. I am setting up a new WINDOWS 2008 R2 box at work that is to communicate with an existing SQL 2012 box via web tools running in ...
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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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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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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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Browser Authentication Prompt After Server Restart

Details We have an internal website. The authentication mode is windows hence it takes windows logins. It is served from two windows servers running Windows Server 2008 R2. And are connected with ...
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local authentication error, remote authentication success

The server is Windows Server 2012 R2 on a VM instance on Azure. There is no DC in the environment and the account in question is Local Administrator. When I remote onto the box I use the local admin ...
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IIS(6) Access denied (401.3) when accessing a remote share

I am having trouble in getting IIS to access a share on a NAS not in domain. I have tried all the usual IIS workarounds I know with no luck, I'm hoping someone here will point me in the right ...
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MS SQL 2008 - Can I use Windows Authentication to connect from a Mac

I have been using Navicat SQL on Mac (Snow Leopard) to connect to MS 2005 via "Basic Auth" and all is good. However the DB is now being migrated to MS 2008 and try as I might I cant get on via Windows ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Linux Authentication by Active Directory without joining to domain

I have a Win 2008 AD based network. I want to setup a few boxes with dual boot Win/Linux. How can I achieve to authenticate the users with existing AD in Linux? All solutions - I have found yet - ...
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Auto-authenticate to a domain network share

Hoping one of you can help me out with a network share issue I'm having. I have a domain and three servers and NAS on it. The NAS has a network share that is password protected and uses Active ...
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Troubleshooting access problems with IIS7.5 and Windows Authentication

I'm installing a web application on an IIS 7.5 server (Win Server 2008 R2) and having problems with windows authentication. I've done this install dozens of times but this one has me stuck, so any ...
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IIS7 - Restrict access to an intranet site to a specific group of users

I have an ASP.NET site running in IIS7 on a local intranet. I want to restrict access to this site to a specific group of users. I think I should be able to do this by using Windows Authentication ...
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Windows Authentication credential prompt

I have a ASP.NET application (Framework 4 Classic Mode) running with Windows Authentication - it is an Intranet. Impersonation is on. Anonymous is off. Authentication works perfectly on every user's ...
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Authenticate to a machine not in the domain

I set up a windows server 2003 in a VM to test some code. The prod server has IIS6 and since I have Win 7 I can only install IIS 7 in my dev machine. Obviously I didn't add the machine to my company ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mirrored local accounts to connect to database on different server and domain

My database client and database server are on different machines and are not connected to the same domain (this is not supported with my web host). I'm not keen to send username/password details via a ...
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IIS virtual location path

Sorry in advance, for this seems to be a very noobish question and should be easily fixable, yet I can't work it out: I am setting up windows authentication for a website running on IIS 8.5: The Yii ...
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Proxy hosted in IIS with NTLM, how can I enable single sign on?

I have a forward proxy hosted in IIS with windows authentication enabled. Firefox is set up to use the proxy. Problem is, I don't know what to do with network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris. ...
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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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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 – 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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Exchange 2013 pop3 authentication issue

We have two 2013 sp1 CAS servers which accept 995 and 993 connections through a hardware load balancer. When testing the POP3 connection in Outlook it will log in and send and receive but on a regular ...
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How can disable Integrated Windows Authentication for a special path

I enabled Integrated Windows Authentication for a PHP web application running on Apache2,There is a Windows Domain Controller in the network which should be used for authentication. But I have a ...
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Cross-server NTLM authentication failing

I think this issue has less to do with software development and more to do with general network configuration, so I'm posting the question here initially. I have an MVC4 application hosted in IIS 7.5 ...
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Triple hop authentication

Trying to setup impersonation for web application running in IIS that connects to a web service that connects to SQL server, where all the layers are on different machines. Here is the setup Web ...
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Is it possible to store a credential for Windows Authentication to an Analysis Services server?

SQL Server Analysis Services uses Windows authentication for server connections. Typically, you assign your domain account to a role (or the server administrator list), and then connect to the server ...
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Windows 7 802.1x Wired Authentication failed, wireless 802.1x still works

I have a rather odd issue that I would like to get resolved ASAP. On our network, I have 802.1x Wired and Wireless security. All client devices are authenticated through the same Windows Server 2008 ...
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Improving Windows Authentication performance on IIS

We're struggling with performance issues with a ASP.NET MVC site that is using Windows Authentication. Response time is very slow on the first request to the site when the user is being ...