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IIS 6.0 F1: Network Directory Security Credentials

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Use this dialog box to establish security credentials for access to the network share from which content is to be served.

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The User name and Password boxes are not available if the Always use the authenticated user’s credentials when validating access to the network directory option at the bottom of the dialog box is selected. To establish a user name and password for all users when accessing this share, clear this check box.

User name

Type a user name. This name is used for all client connections to the remote share.

Password

Type a password. This password is used for all client connections to the remote share.

Browse

Click to locate the directory path.

Always use the authenticated user’s credentials when validating access to the network resource.

When this option is selected, connection attempts to the remote share are validated against the currently logged-on user’s name and password. When this option is cleared, all client connections to the remote share use the specific user name and password entered.

Related Topics

To learn more about directory security, see the IIS 6.0 online documentation on the Microsoft Windows Server TechCenter.

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