Authenticating the SELECTServer Gateway when using Integrate Windows Authentication

The SELECTServer Gateway cannot activate if using the same user as the Default Website in IIS if the default website requires the use of Integrated Windows Authentication.  If the Server running SELECTServer Requires Windows Authentication to view the Administration Page  a second user will need to be created and will need to be entered into the WS Sub Directory.  The following are steps for creating a user and adding it to the WS Folder assuming the server is not run as a domain controller.   If the server is set as a Domain Controller, a user will need to be created using Active Directory, and steps 2 through 9 can be bypassed.

1. Open Computer Management.

2. Expand local users and groups

3. Open the Users folder

4. Right click the screen and choose New User

5. create a new user and a strong password.  Uncheck User must change password and next logon and check user cannot change password and password never expires.

6. click create

7. Expand the groups folder under local users and groups

8. Double click the users group and confirm the new user is a member

9. Click ok

10. Expand Services and applications

11. Expand Internet Information Services

12. Expand Websites

13. Expand Default Website

14. Right Click on the BSS directory and choose properties

15. Choose the Directory Security Tab and click the Edit button under Authentication and Access Control

16. Click Integrate Windows Authentication and then click Ok

17. Expand BSS

18. Right click on WS and choose properties

19. Choose the Directory Security Tab and click the Edit button under Authentication and Access Control

20. Click Integrate Windows Authentication and then click Ok

21. Expand BSS

22. Right Click on the WS directory and choose properties

23. Choose the Directory Security Tab and click the Edit button under Authentication and Access Control

24. Change the user name to the new user created in step 5 above. 

25. Enter the created password and click ok

26. Confirm Password

27. Choose Start>Run> type in IISRESET > click Ok

28. When the CMD prompt disappears, reopen the administration page.

 

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