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Setting up a shared location without AD

Posted on 2011-09-27
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I have 2 machines running Windows Server 2003, neither of which are part of a domain.  I have a shared folder set up on server 1 named "IQS Share" that I would like accessed by server 2.  The application is using the fully qualified path name "\\server1\IQS Share" but every time it prompts for a user ID.  I've setup identical "IQSAdmin" accounts on both machines with the same password and given the appropriate permissions, but no matter what...it still prompts.  Also, this is on a Terminal Server and can launch several sessions and I need all this to connect flawlessly.

Thanks in advance!
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is there a way to cache the network password for that userID through network passwords in the userprofile?
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What do you mean specifically?
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I'll post back when I get back to a xp computer in a couple hours
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Still stumped...any help would be very much appreciated!
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Duh...went into Control Panel > Stored Usernames & Passwords and setup the share there.
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Figured out answer.
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