I'm attempting to setup a couple of workstations at a remote office. They want to be able to connect to their main office Sharepoint Site to manage documents and other things. Using a web browser we have no difficulty connecting to or using Sharepoint from the remote offices.
However, they desire to setup a "Network Place" in "My Network Places" as a direct shortcut to their libraries on the main server. This works locally, how I am not able to create on at the remote office.
When attempting to create a "Network Place" I input the desired path: https://remote.servername.com:987
I am prompted for my credentials. After entering them, I receive the following message: "The folder you entered does not appear to be valid. Please choose another."
I receive the same message when I specify a folder as well, like https://remote.servername.com:987/test
Now this is my first experience with Sharepoint on a Windows 2008 SBS. With SBS 2003, I never really had to do anything special other than open port 444. I do notice that SBS 2008 is using 987, but that is open as well.
I'm sure I am missing something very simple. Also, it doesn't appear to matter which user account I use. It may be of note, that when I attempt to make any modification in Central Administration, I am always presented with "Unknown Error" as the response.
I really don't have a clue where to start.