Re: IIS Question

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 05 Jun 1997 10:19:14 -0700

Kelly Wright wrote:
> I am trying to publish from a file on another server. Is that
> possible? I
> went into IIS manager and set the path to
> \\servername\users\usersfile.
> It did not like that setting.
> I have permissions turnon on the users folder. I did go to a dos
> prompt
> and was able to list the directory using dir
> \\servername\users\usersfile.
> What am I doing wrong?

We do this all the time. Catch is that when you do that, the
username/password options are then available to tell IIS
WHO to connect to the other machine as, since IIS does NOT
run as a specific user (it does a chroot in unix terms).

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