how to authenticate using generic password..?

Posted on 2004-10-27
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
if i am running IIS on win2K.. is there an easy way to authenticate a document folder of the webroot using some generic userid/password.

so that whenever anybody request for a htm document
will be fronted with a prompt to key in the necessary userid/password in order to access it.

Question by:eriklee
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    Accepted Solution

    Hi eriklee,
    Yeah, a couple ways you can do this. You could just create some dummy IIS user account which eveyrone you want to access can use.

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    That would be the easiest way.  Alternatively, you can use some kind of scripting language (ASP, PHP, whichever you prefer).

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