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User Rights, Web Interface, and Lockups

  Asked By: Varsha    Date: Aug 26    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 647

Has anyone run into the following scenario:

Using the digital dashboard, a user tries to access an area that they do
not have rights to or tries to delete a folder they have rights to that
is located in a folder they do not have rights to and the server's web
interface stops responding, causing the server to have to be rebooted to
correct the issue? We have had this issue off and on, with no errors
appearing in the logs; the thing is that it is getting more frequent and
I am leaving for a week.

Any advice would be helpful while I scour Technet....



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Rosalinda Merrill     Answered On: Aug 26

What we do for private (limited use) sections of our portal is use IIS
security to deny access  to those folders based on IP addresses. In this way,
no one except those with approved IP addresses may access the limited use
folders and their contents. Then I create a custom error message telling
folks who attempt to open those folders why they can't when they try to do

Answer #2    Answered By: Yogendra Zarapkar     Answered On: Aug 26

Unfortunately, I have to run  SSL and let people external come in --
that's why I have to do user  authentication. The authentication works
-- the problem I am seeing is that the web  portion will lock up rather
than return an error indicating that a user did not have rights  for

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