Solved

Sharepoint in different AD forest

Posted on 2011-09-15
9
335 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Our company B had merged with company A. The company A running on companyA.com and had hosted Exchange, Sharepoint 2007.

We had move all of the PC on company A to join our domain companyB.com. Their mailbox also hosted on our Exchange server. There is forest trust between our AD and their AD. Every morning staff at company A will log on to PC to our domain companyB. There have no issue about it.

Their file server also had joined to our domain except their sharepoint server. When their staff want to log on their sharepoint, we will launch IE and IE will prompt asking for username and password, they will key username in format companyA\client01

The issue is when opening their sharepoint, the address og sharepoint will be http://companyA.com, after they log in, a few second later, another box asking for username and password will appear. I had used Mozzila broswer to test the situation. The result is on 1st prompt credential is asking for http://companyA.com, for 2nd prompt it will asking for https://companyA.com. On second prompt, either they keyin password or click on cancel, they still able to access their sharepoint as normal.

I also notice that it they access their sharepoint via https://companyA.com, there will be no second prompting for username and password.

Another thing is, company A had impliment ISA as their internet security and we don't ISA on our side.

Please advice

0
Comment
Question by:suriyaehnop
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Justin Smith
ID: 36548792
Did the domain membership of the SharePoint server or the SQL server change after the merger?

Did the IP or URL of the SharePoint server change after the merger?

Simply creating a forest trust between the two forests will not cause any disruption to SharePoint, unless one of the two above questions are true.
0
 
LVL 19

Author Comment

by:suriyaehnop
ID: 36597003
Did the domain membership of the SharePoint server or the SQL server change after the merger?
- No, the Sharepoint and SQL server still on old domain


Did the IP or URL of the SharePoint server change after the merger?
- No, changing og both IP anfd URL
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Justin Smith
ID: 36598329
Do you have Alternate Access Mappings on the web app (companya.com) for both http and https?
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 19

Author Comment

by:suriyaehnop
ID: 36707908
What do you mean by Alternate Access Mappings? As I aware while in internal zone, user will access to http while at external zone. they will access to https
0
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
Justin Smith earned 500 total points
ID: 36708871
An alternate access mapping is basically a URL for a Web Application.  It tells SharePoint to properly respond using the correct web app.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263208(office.12).aspx
0
 
LVL 19

Author Comment

by:suriyaehnop
ID: 37004436
I'm not sure about this since I'm not manage sharepoint server. What their IT engineer did said is while at Office LAN, they just type http://sharepoint.server.com while at Outsite office they MUST type https://sharepoint.server.com

Please advice
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Justin Smith
ID: 37017594
Are you sure ISA is still not in use?  
0
 
LVL 19

Author Comment

by:suriyaehnop
ID: 37043684
ISA is still in used
0
 
LVL 19

Author Closing Comment

by:suriyaehnop
ID: 37577428
postpone request to another time
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For anyone that has accidentally used newSID with Server 2008 R2 (like I did) and hasn't been able to get the server running again because you were unlucky (as I was) and had no backups - I was able to get things working by doing a Registry Hive rec…
This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
This tutorial will show how to push an installation of Backup Exec to an additional server in both 2012 and 2014 versions of the software. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, select Installation and Licensing, then I…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…

729 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question