Configuring Virtual Directory Security With IIS 5.0

There are various ways to configure virtual directory security that are compatible with PR-Tracker Web Client. The options you choose partly depend on whether or not you want PR-Tracker Web Client Users to connect using a login name and password or not. Two ways to configure virtual directory security are described below.

Setting security to connect without a login name

  1. Right click on the prtracker virtual directory and select Properties from the popup menu.
  2. Select the Directory Security tab on the Properties dialog
  3. Click the Edit button under Anonymous Access and Authentication Control. The Authentication Methods dialog will appear.
  4. Check Anonymous Access and click the Edit button. The Anonymous User Account dialog will be displayed.
  5. Click the Browse button and then select the username that prtracker.asp will run under from the Select NT User Account dialog.
  6. Click successive OK buttons until to save settings until you return to the Directory Security tab on the Properties dialog.
  7. Optionally, edit IP Address and Domain Name Restriction to prevent access to PR-Tracker from unauthorized locations.

Setting security to connect with a login name

  1. Right click on the prtracker virtual directory and select Properties from the popup menu.
  2. Select the Directory Security tab on the Properties dialog
  3. Click the Edit button under Anonymous Access and Authentication Control. The Authentication Methods dialog will appear.
  4. Check either Basic Authentication or Integrated Windows Authentication
  5. Click successive OK buttons until to save settings until you return to the Directory Security tab on the Properties dialog.
  6. Optionally, edit IP Address and Domain Name Restriction to prevent access to PR-Tracker from unauthorized locations.


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