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Enable Security in IIS Manager

Before you set up security for Visual KPI Sites, Interfaces and the Visual KPI Designer, you must enable security in IIS. You’ll need to do this for each virtual directory to which you want to edit permissions.

enable security in IIS manager

You can either allow open access in which anyone can access each server, or you can set security, which requires users to authenticate with a username and password.

For open access:

  1. In IIS Manager, click the virtual directory for which you want to set authentication.
  2. Right-click Authentication in the Home panel and select Open Feature to open the Authentication panel. 
  3. Enable Anonymous Authentication
  4. Enable Windows Authentication

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To set security:

  1. In IIS Manager, click the virtual directory for which you want to set authentication.
  2. Right-click Authentication in the Home panel and select Open Feature to open the Authentication panel. 
  3. Disable Anonymous Authentication
  4. Enable Windows Authentication

enable security in IIS

Learn more about how to enable security for Visual KPI, including an overview of all steps.

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