Re: why require user name and password ?

From: BB (
Date: 03/26/03

From: "BB" <>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 16:26:13 +0800

first, ensure the virtual directory allow anonymous access,
HOW TO: View or Change Authentication Methods in IIS

then check if iusr user a/c has at least READ NTFS permission
on the web files, use windows explorer, go grant access rights.

Bernard Cheah
"Michaelxu" <> wrote in message
> Hi everyone
>   I have installed IIS 5.0 on windows 2000 professional.I
> specify a address for the default website.(windows 2000
> professional can only allow one website on iis 5.0) and
> then I created a virtual directory.But when I typed this
> virtual directory in IE (both local computer and remote
> computer within my intranet) ,the IE always popup a window
> to prompted me to input user name and password . Why ? I
> couldn't find the resolution,if anyone could help me ,I
> will show my best thanks to. Thanks !!!
>                 michael xu