If you are using AOS with a non-SSL connection, you must edit the Windows registry, or run a command at the Mac terminal for every client machine.
If you are using Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 without SSL, run this command on
the client machine:
defaults -currentHost write com.microsoft.registrationDB hkey_current_user\\hkey_local_machine\\software\\microsoft\\office\\14.0\\common\\internet\\basicauthlevel -int 2
Follow the remaining steps if you are using Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013. Set
the following registry keys:
Each registry key takes the following values:
Option Description 0 Basic authentication disabled 1 Basic authentication enabled for SSL shares only 2 or greater Basic authentication enabled for SSL shares and for non-SSL shares
Enable basic authentication on the client machine. Change or create the
following registry key and set its value to 2:
Update the registry on the client machine, using the appropriate
registry key for your version of Office. Change or create the following
registry key and set its value to 2:
For Office 2010:
“HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Common\Internet\BasicAuthLevel” (REG_DWORD)For Office 2013:
- Restart the web client Windows service for the changes to take effect.
- Enable basic authentication on the client machine. Change or create the following registry key and set its value to 2:
If the Office client requests credentials for each operation, this might relate
to domain policy and client settings. See the Microsoft article, Prompt for
Credentials When Accessing FQDN Sites From a Windows Vista or Windows 7
Computer, if you experience one of the following problems:
Note: If you are not being prompted for your credentials, try clicking the small down arrow next to the Open button (instead of clicking the Open button itself). The client will then prompt you for your credentials and you can start working with documents from Alfresco sites.
- Windows 7 prompts for authentication when accessing documents
- You are prompted to enter your credentials when you access an FQDN site from a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows 7 and has no proxy configured