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Accessing SPS from behind a firewall

  Asked By: Aditiya    Date: Dec 29    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1436

We just set up a sharepoint Portal website and
configured to be accessed from internet using Fully
qualified domain name.
But I am unable to access this site from behind a
firewall even after making the changes in browser to
bypass proxy server.

I have no problem connecting to this site otherwise..

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3 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Deidra Best     Answered On: Dec 29

What kind of error are you getting?

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Rosalinda Merrill     Answered On: Dec 29

The browser  tries to load the page for very long time
and finally gives "No page to display". This happens
after you enter the credentials in the window
authentication dialog.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Yogendra Zarapkar     Answered On: Dec 29

Even we have been trying to resolve this firewall
authentication error without much success..
We followed all the procedures mentioned in the
white paper for extranet deployment and also made use
of the tool that automates this process. This set
works fine when the site  is accessed  from outside the
firewall.
However when the site is accessed from a machine
behind the firewall  the following happens-->
1) It first asks for a firewall authentication ID.
2) Once authenticated it asks for the domain
authentication for the domain  in which the SPS server
lies.
3) After giving the proper account we get a
HTTP 403
Forbidden access  error..

We have been trying to resolve this problem  for a long
time now...

 
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