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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Configuring SourceSafe for Remote Access

To be able to remotely access SourceSafe databases you must install the SourceSafe HTTP Remote Access components on the server machine. These components expose the XML web service used by the SourceSafe 2005 internet plug-in to perform source control tasks.

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You should make sure that the Internet Information Server (IIS) is installed on the SourceSafe server before configuring the SourceSafe web service.

When a remote user connects to the SourceSafe web service on the server, he or she authenticates using a Windows account. After authenticating successfully, the SourceSafe service impersonates that user account (performs operations in the user's context). For this reason, the Windows user account must ...

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