Re: Change IIS Authentication Order

From: Paul Lynch (
Date: 06/25/03

Date: 25 Jun 2003 12:08:59 -0700

This behaviour, as they say, is by design :

INFO: How IIS Authenticates Browser Clients;EN-US;q264921


Paul Lynch
MCSE (Keith Taylor) wrote in message news:<>...
> I'm interested in changing the authentication order on my IIS 5
> installation. I need it to first try Windows Integrated
> Authentication, then anonymous. This order may seem bizarre but it's
> needed to some pass through auth to a third party LDAP. If the user's
> browser does not provide a valid username/password/domain, the
> anonymous access will lead them to an authentication form directly to
> Is it possible to change the order? The GUI allows you to use both
> anon and windows integrated but if anon is selected in doesn't attempt
> windows integrated assuming anon has access to the resource.

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