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 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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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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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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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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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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Windows authentication failure between multiple domains (sites)

I have just rolled out a new Intranet company wide - the company has 6 UK sites, each has a local domain called (for example) london.local, derby.local, thatlotupnorth.local etc etc, and each has its ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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WAMPSERVER apache2.2 - mod-auth-sspi: how to setup it so I can retrieve windows username

I'm using WAMPSERVER apache2.2. I've installed mod-auth-sspi, and setup it this way: <Directory ...> AuthName "DOMAIN" AuthType SSPI SSPIAuth On SSPIAuthoritative On ...
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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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Credentials not passing through between servers

We have an asp.net web application on a windows server 2003 box calling a web service on a different windows server 2003 box. The web application and web service have disabled anonymous, use windows ...
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NFS Exporting UID/GID for Windows 7 Client Without Windows Server

I'm trying to export the uid/gid credentials that are set for the windows 7 native NFS client. They only need to be exported locally since they will be hooked directly into the NFSv3 Linux Server that ...
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Symbolic directory link shared in domain

We have a file server that is 2008R2 STD, it is a member server in a 2008 AD. I need to relocate some of the files and directories and would like to do it behind the scenes more or less without ...
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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 ...
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How can I configure Kerberos Key Distribution Center to serve multiple tickets?

On my AD, I've mapped the SPNs of a few Linux services to a domain user. How can my clients request all of the tickets mapped to this domain user, rather than only requesting a ticket based on the ...
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Getting prompted for Windows auth on dev workstation but not on test server

We have a PHP 5.4 application running on IIS 7.5. Our dev environment is Windows 7 x64. Our production and testing environment is Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. IIS is configured the same on both dev, ...
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Repeated “Authentication Required” dialog boxes w/Satellite Internet, IIS7.5 website

I manage a Windows 2008 R2 64bit server running IIS7.5. We have a test website that is accessed using Windows authentication, to keep spiders out of it. (When testing is done, we repoint the live-site ...
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Authentication, Virtual Directories and Physical Path Credentials

I am having some trouble configuring my website that requires users to authenticate using either Basic Authentication or Windows Authentication. The website works fine when Anonymous Authentication ...
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Apache 2.4 user authentication against Windows 2008 domain

We used Apache 2.2.x with SSPI module to authenticate against a windows domain. I am aware that the module is not udpated to work with Apache 2.4. So how people who needs authentication against a ...
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IIS identified a user as a user on another domain when he accessed an ASP.NET 4.0 page.

An IIS 6 Server on Windows Server 2003 has a virtual directory configured with anonymous access disabled and Integrated Windows authentication enabled. The directory in which the page exists restricts ...
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IIS: NTLM authentication works, Negotiate does not

We develop a web application that is installed on-site on customers' servers. In the past months, we've had a curious problem occurring every now and then. We also know how to workaround it, but I'm ...