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iis7 - permissions for users

Posted on 2010-03-23
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Last Modified: 2013-12-04

I've created a new user, and given it remote desktop access.
However when I open IIS7 it asks me to connect, but when i try it doesn't let me in (even with administrator login)

what do i need to do ?
it would be good to know how to lock down sites and only give permission to different ones
Question by:websss
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"However when I open IIS7 it asks me to connect, but when i try it doesn't let me in (even with administrator login)"

What is the error message?

Author Comment

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when i open IIS i just see start page on left

if i right click on start page and select Connect to Server

Its asks me for info
server name : (i use localhost)
username: administrator
password: my password

i get the error
Connect to Server
Could not connect to the specified computer.

Details: Unable to connect to the remote server
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silly question... did you install IIS7?  IIS7 is not installed by default, you have to enable this ROLE...


Author Comment

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IIS works fine when logged in as administrator and its running websites

i've just created a new user and this is when i'm having issues
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