Re: IIS Question

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 05 Jun 1997 13:51:25 -0700

Aaron Held wrote:
> The file must be accesible from the user account that IIS runs under
> (IUSER_servername)

As a technical ammenenity, IIS does NOT run as IUSR_servername. It
runs as the system process, and acccess files USING the credentials
you specify.

> To test if it is a security issue, shut off anonymous access in the IIS
> manager and then
> try to view the page. IIS will authenticate using your information.
> If it works now (since it does for you in dos) then check the security
> on the file again

You can also specify credentials for UNC connections, and the
IUSR_servername account is meaningless then.

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