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Folder share prompting for password on a non domain device 2008 R2 DC Folder Share

Posted on 2014-04-15
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I have edited group policy to allow anonymous logon, not restrict anonymous and everyone.  I have created the share and added anonymous Login and everyone to the ntfs permissions as well as security permissions.  in Network Access>Advanced I do not have the option to set the password as not required on folder shares.

I also noticed that it works if I use an ip instead of DNS to access the share
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by:Santosh Gupta
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is this happening for all systems ?

Please take a effected machine and try to create a entry in HOSTS file and check it.
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Host file change still causes a prompt.  I also would not be able to do that on windows mobile at least that i know of.  It resolves the ip correctly however always requests a password which i cant get the mobile 5.0 to work with authentication although authenticating works from my computer.

windows mobile also will not find the path by ip address for some reason
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Hi,

some times a server reboot can fix such issue. Please try to reboot the file server once.
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Unfortunately nothing seemed to work however i did get my hands on a different Barcode Scanner with Windows Mobile 6.1 instead of 5.0 and was able to browse to the folder and enter in the credentials.  Thanks anyway.
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The issue was with old technology on the windows mobile device that was causing the issue.  Although I was not able to resolve the fact that the share kept prompting for a password, I was able to resolve the issue with and updated mobile device which kept my infrastructure more secure.
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