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AuthentiX Supports .NET Server ( IIS 6 ) The latest versions of AuthentiX and WebQuota ( 5.5 G +) now support .NET server (IIS 6). As you migrate your systems to .NET server (IIS 6), simply upgrade to the latest version of AuthentiX or WebQuota (

WebQuota vastly improved – with cookie based limited concurrent logins

WebQuota now allows you to identify users who share usernames and password, by monitoring the user’s cookie ! Previously concurrent logins could be identified by monitoring the username and the originating IP address. Yet because many proxy hosts revolve IP address mid session, a legitimate user can appear to be coming from multiple IP addresses – making it seem like they are sharing their password with friends. Using cookie based limited concurrent logins, a unique cookie accurately identifies illicit users who share passwords, and takes the appropriate action to protect your profits.

VideoQuota has new feature for Protecting By Referrer : Timer Tokens!

Protection by Referrer is the method by which you allow only those visitors coming from approved websites to access your member only content. To date, Windows Media Server and Player do not pass a referring URL. VideoQuota 5.5 G includes Timer Tokens ™ , which utilizes the referring information that is passed through the http:// protocol to allow approved referring web visitors access to member-only streaming content served over the mms:// protocol. Try the free trial download here:

Ensure your website’s security with strong passwords, and PasswordCheck!

One of the most common server security vulnerabilities is users who have weak (a.k.a. easily guessable) passwords. PCheck is a COM component that checks passwords for character limitations and requirements, ensuring that your members use strong passwords. Strong passwords are much more difficult for a hacker to “guess”, providing further protection against dictionary (brute force) attacks. With PasswordCheck, you can enforce minimum and maximum password length, alphanumeric password, passwords uniqueness as compared to the username, and many other features.


New StoreFront 6.0 by LaGarde Has More of the Features You Need to Succeed

LaGarde announces the release of StoreFront 6.0, with new features demanded by developers and merchants alike. Built on the new .NET technology, StoreFront 6.0 delivers power, performance and profit to your web site.

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SmarTech turns to Flicks Software for authentication for web-based business applications

SmartBox Suite of Solutions is a set of pre-built web-based business applications developed using the SmartBox Development Tools. Each solution is designed to solve a specific business problem, while collectively all are controlled and managed from a single SmartBox Engine, called a SmartBox site. In an effort to minimize development time and cost, SmarTech turned to Flicks Software for authentication. “We needed an ISAPI filter to invoke the SmartBox Authentication COM+ Server (DLL) - so authorization to ANY objects on IIS could be customized. “, Explained Felix Chau of SmarTech. “When a user selects a file or folder within the SmartBox Document Management System, we use AuthentiX to call our DLL within which we check who the user is, their role in SmartBox, and their security level for the requested document”.

VideoQuota highlighted in Streaming Media World
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Christian Perry with Smart Computing ( compares AuthentiX with another solution.
“…AuthentiX is the better choice. “

Get the current username using cookies

Getting the current username is a little different when you are using cookies, as opposed to basic authentication. Learn how to do it here: !

Customize Authentication Methods

The Software Development Kit for AuthentiX / WebQuota allows you to customize your authentication solutions! Companies all over the world are integrating AuthentiX and WebQuota into their out of the box solution (read about SmartBox below!!). And so can you. Just use the SDK. Details found here:

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