SharePoint By Yagya Shree

SharePoint: Getting prompted enter username and password when trying to get into the SSP area

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1. Symptom –

–>You are trying to access your shared services page URL, but it prompts for password trice and if the password is supplied for the system account you get IIS error

“HTTP Error 401.1 – Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials.”

–>You are unable to get into the SharedServices1 site

2. Cause –

–>Security setting in Windows Server 2003
3. Resolution –

–>We went to registry


–>Create a DWORD Key “DisableLoopbackCheck” and modified the value to 1

–>Performed IISRESET

–>Browsed the SharedServices site and it opened successfully
4. More Information –

You receive error 401.1 when you browse a Web site that uses Integrated Authentication and is hosted on IIS 5.1 or IIS 6


Written by Yagyashree

July 11, 2009 at 4:26 am

Posted in sharepoint

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