Configuring Virtual Directory Security With IIS 6.0

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. Select the Enabled anonymouse access checkbox.
  5. Click the Browse button and then select the username that prtracker.asp will run under.
  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

Using Basic Authentication
  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. In Authenticated Access section, select Basic Authentication check box. Click Yes to proceed when asking if you want to proceed.
  5. In the Default domain box, either type the domatin name you want to use, or click Select b utton tot browse to a new default logon domain. If the Default domain box is filled in, the name is used as the default domain.
  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.
Using Integrated Windows Authentication
  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. In the Authenticated access section, select the Windows Integrated Authentication check box.
  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.
For more information authentication, see Web Site Authentication in IIS Help.


Bug tracking doesn't have to be complicated | Help | Site Map