Re: Authenticating against a user/pwd list on another server?

From: Willy Denoyette [MVP] (willy.denoyette@pandora.be)
Date: 10/17/02


From: "Willy Denoyette [MVP]" <willy.denoyette@pandora.be>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 18:20:19 +0200


Not quite sure why you are talking about a BDC?
Question is are you running a Domain.
If the answer is yes, your users have to logon using their Domain credentials, you shouldn't care about what server (PDC or one of
the BDC) will be used to handle the authentication handshake.

Willy.

"Kevin Yu" <kyu@nrcan.gc.ca> wrote in message news:e3HHmUedCHA.1876@tkmsftngp10...
> we have a BDC running locally, so I can authenticate users against the BDC?
> could you be more specific?
>
> thanks
>
>
> "Willy Denoyette [MVP]" <willy.denoyette@pandora.be> wrote in message
> news:e8aBs0adCHA.2376@tkmsftngp10...
> > User authentication works against the local SAM or a Domain authority
> (Domain Controller Account database).
> > You can't authenticate against another servers local SAM .
> >
> > Willy.
> >
> >
> > "Kevin Yu" <kyu@nrcan.gc.ca> wrote in message
> news:uszz0DWdCHA.1704@tkmsftngp10...
> > > I have previously post another thread about this, the title is"
> > > Authenticating users on BDC", but the description of my problem is
> little
> > > confusing, so here
> > > I will just make it clear.
> > >
> > > I have a asp.net project working fine with windows authentication, but
> the
> > > user/pwd list is on the same machine with the asp.net server. what I
> want to
> > > do is when user login(windows integrated authentication mode), the
> > > authenticating process should get the user name and password and
> validate
> > > them against the user
> > > list on another computer/server. how can I go about and do that?
> (hosting
> > > the asp.net app on another computer/server is not an option)
> > >
> > > thanks
> > >
> > > Kevin
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>