Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

companyweb asking for username and password?

Posted on 2006-07-23
8
1,646 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
Hello Experts,

I've obviously been playing too much, and for some reason when I access http://companyweb it asked me for my username and password. Once I give them to it, it works as advertised.

Not all users on my server are asked to login. Some just get the page like they are supposed to.

What have I messed up? :-)
0
Comment
Question by:OzoneFriendly
  • 3
  • 3
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:suppsaws
ID: 17166161
Hi OzoneFriendly,

Do you still have the correct permissions on the companyweb folder in IIS?

The permission of companyweb under IIS console:


Administrators                          Full Control
CREATOR OWNER                   Special Permissions
INTERACTIVE                             List Folder Contents; Special Permissions
NETWORK                                 List Folder Contents; Special Permissions
SYSTEM                                          Full Control
Users                                           Read & Execute; List Folder Contents; Read; Special Permissions




Cheers!
0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:suppsaws
ID: 17166181
OzoneFriendly,

To check permissions go to "Companyweb" >Site Settings>Manage Users and
ensure that the  user is listed.
Permissions for companweb are set automatically by the Add User Wizard.
From the Users node of Standard
Management, you can re-apply permissions by selecting a template and one or
more users.

0
 

Author Comment

by:OzoneFriendly
ID: 17167165
Hi,

Okay, the permissions you mentioned first are all as advertised.

I'm having a little trouble following the 2nd set of instructions. I can't find companyweb>sitesettings>manageusers

I can't also quite figure out how to re-apply a template to an existing user. I'm still a bit of a noob at this :-)
0
Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
suppsaws earned 500 total points
ID: 17168345
open companyweb
at the top line you see home - documents and lists - create - site settings
click on 'site settings'
then click on 'manage users'

Go to the server > server management > users
click on you user account, then click on 'change user's permissions' to change the template
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 17169452
You can do this from the Server Management Console.

Open Server Management > Internal Web Site > Manage Access.  Make sure that you are listed as a user on this list.  If you aren't, don't add yourself manually, instead reapply the user template to your account.

To reapply user template you must log into the server with the built-in Administrator account and then open Server Management > Users > and  click 'change user permissions' in the list of links under Manage Users.  Select the appropriate template (probably administrator template) and click Next (with the Replace any previous permissions granted to the users selected).  Add your account to the Change List and click next and then finish out the wizard.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:OzoneFriendly
ID: 17180096
The users are listed within Companyweb, so now I am applying the user template to everyone again to see if that fixes it. Quite possibly it will, as this server is how I learned the little that I know, so I have probably messed it up :-) Will let you know shortly.
0
 

Author Comment

by:OzoneFriendly
ID: 17180203
Hello again. The reapply of the template has fixed the problem. Great!

Looks like suppsaws was first in with the right answer, are you happy for me to award him the points, or should I split them?
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 17181097
No, that's fine... I must have had this question open for quite a while before posting the response because his comment wasn't there when I did so... hence the almost identical answer.  :-)

I'd point out to you that when you run a wizard, the last page will give you a list of all the settings it will be changing.  If you want to ever review what settings were modified the last time you ran a wizard you can always find that information in  the logs found at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Small Business Server\Support  on your server.

All wizards will overwrite previous settings except for the Change User Permissions one which has the option to APPEND OR REPLACE settings.  

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

The SBS 2011 release date (RTM) is supposed to be around Christmas, 2011.  This article is a compilation of my notes -- things I have learned first hand.  The items are in a rather random order, but I think this list covers most of what is new and d…
I've often see, or have been asked, the question about the difference between the Exchange 2010 SP1 version, available as part of Small Business Server (SBS) 2011, and the “normal” Exchange 2010 SP1 Standard. The answer to the question is relativ…
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question