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We have two web servers on server 2003, each has an app 1 production and the other test, have active directory security groups for different access to different parts of the app. I want to block one domain user from accessing the test web server...no login, unc, or remote but do not want to change something that will keep them from working otherwise...
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Edit the web.config file on the test server:
<authorization>
        <deny users=”TheBadUser”/>
</authorization>
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Where and how do I do this...
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by:Will Szymkowski
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Take a look at this link to restrict access to a windows 2003 server...Scroll down and you will see server 2003.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc947795(WS.10).aspx

Hope this helps~!
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by:Comtek
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In the root folder of your web site, usually C:\inetpub\wwwroot there will be a file in there called web.config. Edit that file and look for the <authorization> section and add <deny users="TheUserName"> setting.
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thanks..I'll give it a try
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