Cached User credentials (no logon box) // Security issue???

Discussion in 'Windows Networking' started by Gilbert, Sep 23, 2004.

  1. Gilbert

    Gilbert Guest

    I have a Windows 2003 Server setup in a workgroup
    environment and when you try to access it from any
    computer, it will ask you for a user name/password only
    the 1st time. After that it caches the logon locally and
    it will not ask you to authenticate every time. I want it
    to ask for authentication every time.

    I believe this is a security flaw because once you access
    the server from one computer then anybody who sits down at
    that computer could access that same server without having
    to authenticate themselves.

    How do you clear the cached credentials on a workstation
    and how do you prevent the clients from caching
    Gilbert, Sep 23, 2004
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  2. That is not a security flaw, it is a training issue on your end. Instruct your users
    to logoff when they are done using the computer. Then the next user will be denied
    access to a resource unless they logon with or provide proper credentials. --- Steve
    Steven L Umbach, Sep 23, 2004
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