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MOSS07- IE7 prompts 3 times and gives blank page, Firefox works fine

  Asked By: Loren    Date: Aug 17    Category: MOSS    Views: 3234

Infrastructure: Single server installation: 2008 Server, SQL 2008 Std, MOSS
2007 SP1 Current Patching, IE7, NTLM Authentication. IPv6 is disabled on the

The farm was built with install script and has performed as it should until late
last week when it started the old prompt three times for credentials thing and
then loaded a blank page. There are no errors shown in any logs, and I get no
IE error page. The 12 hive is intact, and I have done a repair install and
rerun of the config wizard to elliminate any possible admin errors in the file

When I use Firefox, everything works just fine. Has anyone else seen this?



5 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Ivy Salinas     Answered On: Aug 17

Yep. Check your Internet Explorer settings. Make sure your website is in trusted
sites, and you have Automatic logon with user name and password selected.

Answer #2    Answered By: Kevin Davis     Answered On: Aug 17

You may also check this KB article -
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926642. I don't know if it applies to
Server 2008, and how Firefox is affected by it, but the prompting 3
times is a similar symptom to what I've experienced after installing
some updates.

Answer #3    Answered By: Meenakshi Khochar     Answered On: Aug 17

Are you hitting this locally (from the server  itself)?

Answer #4    Answered By: Latrice Henson     Answered On: Aug 17

try to Access that site from other machine.

i think its a problem wirth IE.

also check User Authetication is set with current login and password in IE

Answer #5    Answered By: Nidhi Tiwary     Answered On: Aug 17

Just out of curiosity, does your hostname contain underscores(we got
tagged on this one)?
Here is a reference: