External CompanyWeb Home Page

Posted on 2006-11-20
Last Modified: 2009-06-09

We use SBS 2003 and make use of sharepoint. We have a few laptops and have the home page set to companyweb. When not on the network obviuosly the home page will not load. Is there any way i can add a pointer on the laptop so that when the homepage http://companyweb is accessed it point the laptop to This is more of a annoying issue rather than a problem.

Thanks in advance
Question by:m1ndg4m3
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by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 17983666
You can actually just set their homepage to and it will work in either place.  Upgrade them to IE7 and you can have two homepages set as well.


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ID: 17998742
Ok that works. Is there any way i can stop it asking for username and password everytime?
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by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
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Well, there is but it would mean that the username and password is sent via plain text which is a HUGE security risk.  But since you asked, you could use the link

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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
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However... the BEST method would be to have those laptops connect via VPN (Small Business Server Connection Manager) FIRST, and then you don't need any of the above.


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