What user id are you entering in IIS? Cheers Ken On Mon, 9 Aug 2004 00:08:29 -0400, Craig Burkett <cburkett at triad.rr.com> wrote: > I did this, but for some reason the virtual folder can't access the > share. I've verified that the id I am using has permissions for > accessing the share as well as accessing the folder. > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Joshua Olson > Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2004 10:02 PM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: RE: [thelist] What's wrong with this? > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Craig Burkett > > Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2004 8:49 PM > > > > I am trying to create a virtual directory using a share on a remote > > machine (that is part of the same work group) as a source. After it > is > > created I can browse the virtual directory in the IIS management > console > > but it has the six sided red error icon next to it. I added ASPNET in > > both the file security and share security with full control and I > still > > get the error icon. I know it is some permission issue but I don't > know > > what it is. Of course when I browse to the virtual directory using IE > I > > am required to provide credentials. What am I doing wrong? > > When you create the virtual folder, there is a button under properties > to > "Connect As..." Make sure you've set up the username and password. > This > technique should work without requiring credentials.