Re: preventing external access to directory
From: Pedro Graca (hexkid_at_hotpop.com)
Date: 27 Oct 2004 11:53:45 GMT
J C-W wrote:
> but since Microsoft have
> prevented the use of username/password combinations within the URL in IE,
> this method is no longer viable.
How to disable the new default behavior for handling user information in
HTTP or HTTPS URLs
To disable the new default behavior in Windows Explorer and Internet
Explorer, create iexplore.exe and explorer.exe DWORD values in one of
the following registry keys and set their value data to 0.
. For all users of the program, set the value in the following
. For the current user of the program only, set the value in the
following registry key:
I haven't tested this.
> Can anyone suggest an alternative solution
> or a way around the http authentication problem?
Maybe cookies? as recommended by the site above?
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