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Can't authenticate into Central Admin via IE but ok in other browsers on client PCs

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

This is an odd one - I have a SharePoint 2010 installed on a server and standard Windows authentication is used (via Active Directory). Locally on the server I can access Central Administration web site in IE with no problem.

On other PCs, whenever I try to access central admin in Internet Explorer (7/8) it fails to authenticate. IE quite happily automatically authenticates into the normal sharepoint sites, but not central admin. Yet if I use Firefox, then that quite happily authenticates into Central Admin. I've tried this on quite a few PCs with the same result - IE can't authenticate, Firefox can.

Any idea why this would be? The connection settings in IE appear the same as other browsers (i.e. no proxy).


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