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To password protect different directories on your domain please contact with a list of usernames, passwords and the folder name to protect within your webspace.
Please note; when a browser accesses a password protected directory it changes anonymous impersonation to a combination of username and password that you entered in the login box. This impersonation works fine for the content (HTML pages, images, etc.) located under password protected folder. However, if your pages located in password protected folders contain images, etc. located somewhere else on you virtual server, the browser can not access them using current impersonation and prompts you to enter another username and password. In other words, it needs to change impersonation back to anonymous to access those files. The solution to the problem is to have all content (HTML pages, images, etc. that you use in documents in password protected folder) in the same password protected folder or sub-folders under it.

The problem gets worse if you are using FrontPage to publish, especially if you are using shared borders, themes, style sheets, etc. FrontPage uses files in hidden folders (extensions) to produce output to browsers. Therefore, moving all your images to a protected folder may not help. The easiest solution in this case is to create a sub-web and limit browsing to this sub-web to registered users only the using FrontPage Permissions tool.

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