Re: Basic ByPassword Authentication

Kevin ( )
Wed, 31 Dec 1997 07:04:28 -0800

You could check out AuthentiX

or AuthentiX ISP

to see if either of these meet your needs...


At 06:26 PM 12/30/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Running NT4.0sp3 & IIS3.0
>I have a new customer who wants to deploy a website on our IIS server
>and control access using the NCSA HTTPd feature of directory access
>control. This calls for a file .htaccess to be placed in the directory
>to control and a file named .htpasswd in some other directory for
>(see for
>My question is:
>How can this be done under WinNT and IIS since you can not even create a
>file name beginning with (.)? I have checked the IIS documentation but
>it only talks about standard NT authentication. Does IIS do the same
>thing in some other manner, did I miss something in the documentation or
>must the customer reinvent this feature?
>Any comments or suggestions appreciated.
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