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November 28th, 2007, 11:13 AM
I managed to get a remote admin server up and running with an active mirror and clients attaching to it for http updates after much fiddling, but I seem to have hit a wall with authentication over http. Clients will update correctly without authentication, but once I enable basic or NTLM (which I would prefer) I start getting password prompts. The only one I can think of that it would prompt me for is the is the one from the license email but that just results in an "incorrect username/password" error. What the heck does it want here? If it comes to it I will create a network share to the updates directory and do lan updates to get some manner of authentication, but http would be preferable for a more consistent configuration for when I made a second update mirror in the DMZ for machines outside out building boundary to update off of.
Any idea? I tried calling the support line since we have a 500 seat license, but their phone system crashed >:(
November 28th, 2007, 02:20 PM
I just inquired my colleagues from the US about the problem with the phone support. They answered the system was under the maintenance for 10 minutes and during the outage the voicemail system was activated.
As for your query, make sure the clients connecting to RAS have the same password specified as the one entered in the RAS setup:
November 28th, 2007, 03:58 PM
Thanks for the help. I did indeed set a password there, but I wasn't exactly sure what it was tied to (assumed configuration unlock password or something). Is there a default username that needs to go there as well since I am being prompted for that, or should it be left blank?
February 6th, 2008, 03:28 PM
nice, but were is the answer to the initial question ? How to make the HTTP mirror work with basic or NTLM authentication ? If it doesn't need "basic or NTLM authentication" why the drop down list ? It must be a way to use it ..... The manual tells nothing about the issue, not even a hint .... >:(
July 6th, 2008, 11:15 AM
Id also like to know how to set this up ...
July 7th, 2008, 04:55 AM
If you enable basic or NTLM authentication, you must specify the username/password that the ERA server will use to authenticate against the mirror folder. Eg. you can create a domain user "eset" that will have read access to the mirror folder. Then, you'll set the username on workstations as domain\eset with the appropriate password.
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