Re: ASPNET account and Domain Controller

From: Martin Schmid (
Date: 05/05/04

Date: Wed, 5 May 2004 06:41:21 -0500

There is a KB article addressing this... It can be done.

Martin Schmid, EIT, CCSA, MCDBA, MCSE
"Richard Chandler" <> wrote in
message news:eFA1AEpMEHA.3556@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> We're having a problem with ASP.NET security and running on a Win2k Domain
> Controller.
> We can't set up the access rights to the registry for ASPNET as the user
> doesn't exist, this access is required so that the process can obtain the
> credentials from the registry (as stamped with aspnet_setreg.exe) and
> impersonate the required network user.
> Has anyone else got around this problem, other than not installing the
> website on a domain controller.
> Thanks for reading,
> Richard.