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proasp_howto thread: Directory security


Message #1 by "Mark Fitzgerald" <mef-devmail@c...> on Mon, 12 Mar 2001 08:10:05 -0600
> 	We just switched ISPs, and so we had to set up security all over again for
> our client directories. Previously, we used NT security to secure the
> directories, and the new ISP said that it wouldn't be a problem to set up
> security for each directory - create a user account for each directory, then
> a password, then deny access without the correct login, using an NT
> Challenge/Response.  Well, at the new ISP, the domain is part of the login,
> so if the login at the old server was "clientname", now it's
> "domain\clientname".

You could look at http://www.iiscart.com/ to see if their IISProtect tool will do the job.  I can't vouch for it, but it allows you
to protect pages and (I assume) entire directories.  It bypasses the normal User Management system and works from a database.  Also,
Flicks Software has something called AuthentiX which might do the job for you.  I used their scaled down version (AuthentiX100?) and
it served well on one small project.
http://www.flicks.com/authentix_isp/

-Tom


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