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Basic Authentication now disabled by default in SMP 7.5.

Created: 30 Mar 2012 | 2 comments
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Basic Authentication

Reasons for the change

The change was done based on the security threat analysis and security hardening initiative.

What was done

Logic of creation IIS application has been changed and Basic Authentication has been disabled for all platform IIS applications:

/Altiris
/Altiris/NS
/Altiris/NS/NSCap
/Altiris/NS/NSCap/Bin
/Altiris/Resource
/Altiris/Reporting
/Altiris/Console
/Altiris/AltirisNSAutomation
/Altiris/DirectoryConnector
/Altiris/ServicesFramework
/Altiris/Connector
/Altiris/NSWebService
/Altiris/PackageShare

 What solutions will be affected

All solutions that create virtual applications through configuration file (<webs><web name=”<Name>” _cke_saved_name=”<Name>” _cke_saved_name=”<Name>” _cke_saved_name=”<Name>” relativeDir=”<Dir>”/></webs>) will have Basic Authentication disabled by default.

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Is there a confirmed open beta/full release date?

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karthick.lp's picture

 Is there any thread for Form Authentication?

Karthick.lp

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