[Novalug] Accessing a Sharepoint Site via Linux?
jhart at kevla.org
Wed Jan 28 11:18:03 EST 2009
I have just the opposite problem. My Windows 2000 box with IE6 has
compatibility issues and I can't login to the company sharepoint site so just
for sh%ts and grins I tried Firefox 2.0.5 under OpenSuse 10.2 and was able to
access the site. go figure...
> I access sharepoint under firefox on both windows and linux. Various
> different sharpeoint servers (2003 and 2007 portal), some configured
> for basic auth some for windows auth (the ntlm pass though you
> mention). Perhaps it's how your sharepoint servers are restricting
> authentication? What version and do you have any control over that
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Nick Danger <nick at hackermonkey.com> wrote:
>> The company is using sharepoint. It works via IE under Windows, pulling
>> your windows login creditials to let you in. It does not work via FFox
>> on linux as it doesnt support the same auth controls. You get "
>> You are not authorized to view this page
>> You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the
>> credentials that you supplied because your Web browser is sending a
>> WWW-Authenticate header field that the Web server is not configured to
>> So, my idea was to run IE under CrossOver Office. But where does the
>> auth credentials come from? Can I fool this with PAM? FireFox under
>> Linux gives that same not auth page, fyi.
>> Anyone accessing sharepoint under Linux or even under firefox? I know
>> there might be some ActiveX controls not quite right but for simple
>> access, this would relieve some annoying machine changing on my part.
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