Password protected area for Wholesale Customers only.

Posted on 2004-10-03
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
I have a retail business web site. I would like to add a password protected area for my wholesale customers only.
Question by:nitrox02
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The best and easist way to do this is to create a Subweb under your main site. You can then easily manage your users to the subweb by setting unique permissions and even require them to log into the site by removing anonymous access.

From FrontPage - Create a folder in your site. Right click on the new folder and select convert to web.

Double click on the new Subweb and the go to Tools, Security and setup you permissions. Make sure you select to make unique permissions for this site.

The users will then need to be directed to

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If you want to have it protected by Frontpage itself.  Here is a detailed tutorial:

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In fact there are many complaints against Frontpage permissions.  Persons who used them in the past have ran into problems.  I prefer using a more direct method.  Have protected webpage in your website.  Use a database to verify your users.

If you are interested in creating an ASP/MS Access login page:

Here is another tutorial,  easy and step by step:



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Thanks to rcmb and hhammash for their help.
Went with hhammash for pointing me to a site that gives me step by step documentation.
To rcmb. Your reply was good but I am lazy and did not fell like filling out info at the url link you refer to.
THANK YOU both for your fast response. You guys are fantastic.
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You are welcome Mike

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