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Problem: Cannot log in to Server Manager for ArcGIS Server 9.2 on Windows XP

Description

Cannot log in to Server Manager for ArcGIS Server 9.2 on Windows XP.

Cause

If Windows Simple File Sharing is enabled, users that are in the agsadmin group may not be able to log in successfully to Server Manager.

Solution or Workaround

Disable Windows Simple File Sharing.

  1. Start Windows Explorer.
  2. From the Tools drop-down menu, select Folder Options.
  3. Click on the View tab.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the list of options.
  5. Uncheck the 'Use Simple File Sharing' box.
  6. Apply the changes and exit Windows Explorer.
  7. Log in again.

    Note:
    If logging in with a local account, use the following format: Machinename\Username. If logging in with a domain account, use the following format: Domainname\Username.