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7/25/2015 12:46 PM

I feel like the answer is yes, thanks to permissions/role settings, etc, but I need to be certain that there is a way to prevent the site from being indexed, and prevent files from being accessible without login with approved user role. 

Can DNN be used to create a secure, password-protected portal? I want only the login screen and it's assets/images, etc, to be accessible/viewable by all, nothing else.

Lets say someone types in

 Is there a way to force either A) redirect to login page or B) 404 or some not found, or not accessible page?

I have googled extensively and have not found precisely the answers I'm looking for.  If someone can point me in the direction to creating a secure portal, that would be awesome.

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7/29/2015 10:19 AM
J N,

Aside from setting permissions for your pages in your portal to registered users only, you will need to make sure you files that should be protected are placed in Secure or Database folders.
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7/29/2015 2:51 PM

Thank you, I've been toying with that.  I see that existing Standard folders can't be changed to Secure or Database folders, is there another way?

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7/29/2015 5:00 PM
No. You'd have to create a NEW folder and move those items into the new Secure/Database folder.
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8/3/2015 12:22 AM
Thank you for the help, I think I have things running as I need them; learning to skin right now.
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