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Passing Credentials to IIS "Integrated Windows authentication" Protected Directory

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hello All,I have set up a directory on my IIS web server that is protected by "Integrated Windows authentication".  I want visitors to be required to enter a name and password to view files in the protected directory except if they are following a link to files in the protected directory from a certain page on my website.I am doing this to try to get better protection from search engine spidering than is provided by using a robots.text file. I am using ASP.NET 3.5 with VB.  I am wondering if there is a way to pass the log on credentials to the IIS server via a link, or if there is a way to fill in the name and password for the login screen automatically, or something else that would work.  It is OK if the login name and password are visible to the visitors.Any suggestions on how to do this would be appreciated or if there is a better way to accomplish what I am trying to do, I would like to know.Thanks 

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