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how to authenticate using generic password..?

Posted on 2004-10-27
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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
http://xyz.org/protfolder/mydoc.htm
will be fronted with a prompt to key in the necessary userid/password in order to access it.



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Question by:eriklee
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    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.

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