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Q. I have heard a lot about AuthentiX and it sounds great! Our website hosted at an ISP/WPP (internet service provider/web presence provider). Can we use it on our website hosted at the ISP?

A. Certainly. You need to discuss your specific requirements with your provider. They will need to agree to install AuthentiX on their server for you.
(Note for the ISP: AuthentiX and its variants are based on an ISAPI filter, and need to be installed via the console on the IIS machine your website is running on. Also see the note below about Sharing)
If your ISP is unwilling or unable to install AuthentiX, then many other ISP providers already offer an AuthentiX plan. Here is a list of approved providers that offer AuthentiX/WebQuota ISP.

If you have a dedicated IIS server machine (your website is the only website on the machine), then purchase the AuthentiX (Standard) or WebQuota (Standard) software and have your provider install the software. If you have a remote access program like PC-Anywhere, you may be able to install the software yourself.

Sharing: If your website is sharing the IIS machine with several other of your provider's customers, the ISP version of the software will be more appropriate. Essentially, the ISP version places firewalls between each customer so they do not have access to, and cannot modify, each others AuthentiX configurations. Also you can only protect directories on your own website (and not other people's websites on the same machine!).
Consequently, your provider may not permit you to use AuthentiX, and may require you to purchase AuthentiX ISP 5-pak.

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