Use these properties to grant or deny access to this resource using IP addresses or Internet Domain names. Click Edit to grant or deny access to specific individuals or groups.
By default, all computers will be:
- Granted Access – Select this button to all computers by default. Click Add to list those machines denied access.
- Denied Access – Select this button to deny access to all computers by default. Click Add to list those computers granted access.
Use the directory property sheet to configure your Web server's user identification security features.
Anonymous Access and Authentication Control
Sets the anonymous access and authentication control methods for access to the server. Click Edit to select one or more authentication methods from the following options:
Allow Anonymous Access – Check this box to allow anonymous users to log on to your web server. When a user establishes an anonymous connection, your server will log on the user with an anonymous or guest account, which is a valid Windows NT user account. Click Edit to specify which Windows NT User account to use for anonymous connections.
Basic Authentication – Check this box to enable your Web Server's primary authentication method, where the password sent in clear text. By selecting this option, a username and password required when the Allow Anonymous option is disabled, or access to the server is controlled using NTFS Access Control Lists.
Windows NT Challenge/Response – Check this box to enable your Web server's Windows NT Challenge/Response authentication methods. As with Basic authentication, a username and password required when the Allow Anonymous option is disabled, or access to the server is controlled using NTFS Access control lists.