1. Launch the DAF Configuration Tool (CONFIG.EXE),
expand your computer [MyComputer (local computer)],
than item [IIS Sites Security Handlers]
To enable the protection for a web site, select the
check box located on the same line.
The Site Protection Wizard window should popup:
a. If the site was previously protected, you may unselect [Preserve
existing] to clear all current settings.
b. Select [Create and Setup a sample User Database] and choose a User
Database type: [Text XML user database] or [Microsoft Access user
This option will configure the site Security Handler to use a sample
By default, the sample xml user database is located at <WebHome>\..\dafdata<SiteID>\xmluserdb\users.xml". The
location may differ if a custom directory was defined (Server
Settings/Directories/DAF Data root directory)
DAF 5.0 also supports
most ODBC and LDAP sources but not via the Site Protection Wizard.
c. Select [Create and Setup a sample protected directory]
This option will create a sample protected directory located at
<SiteHome>/dafdemoprv. By default the directory is protected with a
DAFAUTH.INI file (vs ACLs).
d.To use Basic authentication (standard authentication popup box) no
specific settings are needed because it is the default mode:
- Unselect [Display Site Protection Simplified Properties upon wizard
- Press [Finish].
To use an HTML Login form:
- Select [Display Site Protection Simplified Properties upon wizard
- Press [Finish]
- The [Site Protection Simplified Properties] window should popup.
To set the login form to an HTML refer to Login
e. Your are now ready to test your