Windows Authentication In A Web Application
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This document describes the processes needed to Autenticate a user accessing your pages using their windows username and password.
This will then also enable you to track users through the site, so for instance, if they press a button on the site to action an event, you'll be able to log who actioned the event.
The advantages of this are that:-
The user can use their windows username and password. The username is stored against the ip address, so that it will only need to be entered once for a machine. The httpsession variable is used so that the user only needs to login once. A session will automatically expire when no new requests have been made for a set time.
You can download the tasks for this example from:- http://www.international-presence.com/wikidocs/samples/On_Demand_Windows_Login.xml