Using Windows Integrated Authentication

Windows Integrated authentication, the Single Sign-On (SSO) method available to Windows-based servers allows for supported applications (including web applications) to utilise the credentials from Windows login. This guide describes how to use it.

Microsoft Windows 2003 has the option of a Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication system which allows supporting applications (including web applications) to utilise the log on to a domain as the only authentication required.

To use this, it must first be enabled by going to the Windows 2003 Server (in this case Small Business Edition) and open the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. From here, choose your desired web application from the Websites folder list. Right click on the Virtual Directory and click properties followed by the “Directory Security” tab.Read Full Story

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