Providing a website access to a folder on another server in IIS 7

  1. On the server that has the folder to which the web server ( other server) will connect , create the share Create a local user ( to avoid domain issues)Give that local user appropriate rights to that share.
     
  2. On the other server that has the website, Create a Virtual directory In the website.

     

     

     


     

  3. Specify the pass through authentication , by clicking on Connect as

     

     

     

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  4. Select Specific user & click on SET

     

     

     

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  5. Provide the username & password for the user you created on the first server in step 1, make sure you specify server name

     

     

     

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  6. Ok out till you reach the screen in step 3 & clcik test settings. If you have done it right you should get a connect succesfull response.
  7. If you do not get a succesfull response.
    Check to see if you can connect to the share & map the drive in Windows.
    Netbios traffic must flow between the two servers.
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