How to reset IUSR account on windows 2008

Posted on 2011-04-25
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to reset the password for IUSR account on my windows 2008 server from IIS->site->Authentication->Anonymous Authentication. Dones't matter what password I put in, it always display an error message "The specified password is invalid. Type a new password".

Thanks in advance.
Question by:mrong
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    by:Randy Downs
    The IUSR account no longer needs a password because it is a built-in account. Logically, you can think of it as being the same as the NETWORKSERVICE or LOCALSERVICE accounts

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    I have application which using IUSR to connect to a SUSE Linux server to grab some data. Therefore I need set IUSR password for passing the authenticiation on the Linux server.

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