Windows Server 2003 IIS Virtual Directory not inheriting forms authentication

i have a website that uses form authentication.  However when I point the url to a pdf file under the virtual directory it does not ask for a login.  It will go directly to that file.  I want it to login first.

Thank you
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
If you are authenticating by classic asp, you are only authentication pages that have your authentication page. Images, pdf files and other documents are not part of that authentication.

What you want to do is bury your documents that you want private outside of the www.  Then use FileSystemObject https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa242706%28v=vs.60%29.aspx to retrieve and store using your vb coding.
Big MontyWeb Ninja at largeCommented:
i had this exact issue awhile back, and the solution I found online was to create a web.config file with the code below, and stick in the folder that you don't want people to have access to unless they're logged in.

<configuration>
  <system.webServer>
    <security>
      <authorization>
        <add accessType="Deny" users="?" />
      </authorization>
    </security>
  </system.webServer>
</configuration>

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bidgadgetAuthor Commented:
Thank you.  I will try these solutions tonight.
bidgadgetAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much!!!!!!!
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