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abhishekhingu

I have created an angular 2 application. Now, these are the requirements for windows authentication.

1) If any user within the organization access this application, he should not get the login prompt and should be able to login directly into the application.

2) If any specific user within the organization tries to access the application, then he should get the specific role(Like admin, Manager) and able to login directly.

3) If any user outside the organization tries to access the application, he should get the login prompt.

Backend will also play the significant role. I have created rest API using node js and express. So will this passport package help in my case? I have implemented the passport.js on my node js rest API, but now how to validate that thing on the angular side.

I hope this text helps you to understand my query.

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I don't have experience with Windows Authentication in combination with passport.js. There are a lot of frameworks and parts you're mentioning so it is difficult to solve this in a simple reply. There is an NPM package which mentions passing the user from IIS to node but that uses iisnode: npmjs.com/package/passport-windows.... So I guess you need to find a way for IIS to pass that the user to node running via pm2. Let me know if you find a solution.