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There are actually 3 users that IIS access files with on .NET sites: IIS_IUSRS, IUSR, and NETWORK SERVICE Grant all 3 IIS users Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, Read permissions on the entire WP folder For file management (e.g. plugin/theme installation & updates), grant all 3 of the IIS users Full Control on the wp_content folder.
This is just bad security method. Because the only way you can connect to the mysql database is via that pc you use. Where is if you username/pwd, you can move the site to another server, etc. So Windows Authentication is a bad idea, too easy to overcome, and honestly just not that secure. Where as a username and strong password, that changes every so ...
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