Category Archives: Security

Access denied – Microsoft loopback security check

I recently experienced an issue with a server which had me scratching my head for a couple of hours.  Fortunately my colleague had previously experienced this issue and promptly directed me to a Microsoft KB which allowed me to resolve … Continue reading

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The crawl rules may have to be modified to include this address. (0x80040d07)

I was recently reminded of a problem I had previously experienced but subsequently forgotten with regard to MOSS content crawling. In this particular instance I was using a custom protocol handler but I believe this issue will apply to the … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 anonymous access

To enable anonymous access in SharePoint 2010 the following steps will need to be completed. It may look like there is a lot of steps to follow but it will only take a couple of minutes to complete and is … Continue reading

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SQL Management Studio – Supply specific windows credentials

I had an issue recently where I needed to connect to a SQL Server 2008 database using SQL Server Management Studio with a specific set of credentials via windows authentication. You will no doubt have noticed that by default when a user … Continue reading

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