2x Windows 2000 domain controllers
3x Windows 2000 Advanced Server's running Terminal Services
2x Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition servers running Terminal Services
1x Windows 2000 Server running IIS for web hosting
One of the applications used through terminal services is a web based application that uses some Java script. This program runs fine when logging onto a 2k Apps server, but when you logon to the new 2003 servers the application gives the following error message when launching IE:
"Content within this application coming from the website listed below is being blocked by Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration. http://192.168.2.253
. If you trust this web-site you can lower your security configurations . . . .etc."
Users are then prompted to add this site to thier trusted sites zone to be able to procede. Once added the problem goes away for this user.
The problem is, there are thousands of users and we need this software to work seemlessly without any security pop-ups like this. I have gone into Windows components and un-installed the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration but this has made no difference. I have configured the domain policy to add the site in question to the trusted sites zone for all users, but this policy just doesn't seem to implement when users log on. They still get the same error message and the only sites in the trusted zones listing are MS windows update sites.
The software we use must use IE as the browser. The browser software is only a small part of the whole package and so bandwidth/load to the IIS box is not in question. The rest of the software package (written in VB mainly) runs fine on the 2003 servers. The Apps servers use MS load balancing for TS logon's and are all high spec servers on a 100Mbps / 1Gbps LAN.
Is there anyway I can disable/switch off the IE Enhanced Security Configuration without having to deploy IEAK or something?
Cheers in advance.