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Hi I need to password-protect a folder that resides on a Windows server. is there an easy way to do this, maybe something like htacess??

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what server are you using - IIS or something else?
On IIS you can navigate to your site, go to your particular folder, open Properties, and modify settings in Directory Security tab.
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You also need to change the physical file permissions to match what you put there.
So if you set it for Windows Auth in IIS, make sure you:
1) Create account(s) (or use an existing one(s))
2) Go to the physical folder/files and apply those permissions, making sure IUSR_, Guest and such are NOT there.
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by:Sam Panwar
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Hi,

1. Go to Desktop > click on Mycomputer> Right click > Manage
2. click on user and groups > add user which you want to use for password protect
3. Enter User name , password , Description : the domain name
4. Go to IIS > website> Select your website > Select folder or directory on which you want to protect > right click > properties >directory security tab> Edit> Enter the user name and password > enable Basic authentication
5.Go to folder >Right click on folder or directory > permission > add the user and set permission as read,list folder contecnt,Read and execute

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There's a great free program that will handle this for you:  http://www.troxo.com/products/iispassword/

Jeff
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