First published on TechNet on Feb 24, 2009
[Today's post comes to us courtesy of the SBS SE Team]
This article lists the known issues and their workarounds after installing IE 8 on your Small Business Server and the on your Vista clients. This article is for
test purposes only
. Installing beta products in a production environment is not recommended or supported by PSS.
There will be some known issues after you install IE 8 on Small Business Server 2008 or your Vista clients:
On the SBS 2008 server, when using IE8 to access
you will be prompted for credentials. If you click cancel you can neither access
nor provide credentials again.
If you input correct credential information and click “OK”, the credential box will open again, then you click OK or re-provide the credential, but the credential box still pops up. During this time, any click cancel will cancel this visit. After the third time you click OK or provide the credential, you finally got a 401 unauthorized error in IE.
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Enable Negotiate (Kerberos) option for Sharepoint 3.0
Follow these steps:
SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration
, and then click
User Access Control
, and then click the "
" under the "
Check the Web Application, make sure the port is
; otherwise change web application to the URL which has the port
Click the "Default" zone, you will go to the
option under the
Integrated Windows authentication
in the Dialog which gives a warning that "You have chosed to use Kerberos with Integrated Windows authentication. Manual configuration steps by a domain administrator will be required if the application pool's security account is not the Network Service" and then click
This issue will be fixed in upcoming update rollup for SBS 2008; you can download and install it from Microsoft Update when it is available.
You are not able to sign into your Office Live Website
After you set up Microsoft Office Live Small Business Web sites in the Home Page of Windows SBS Console
Go to “Shared Folders and Web Sites” Page in SBS Console; try to browse to the Business Web Site under Office Lie Small Business Websites by using IE 8;you will see the sign in office live website is blocked due to Java script is disabled in IE 8 by default;