IIS uses the username and password you enter into the Internet Services Manager only to authenticate for the purposes of accessing the network share. In other words, the user account you provide to IIS only needs *share* permissions. All file permissions are handled using the account provided through the user's browser--or the anonymous IIS account, if applicable.
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