Accessing SharePoint 2010 pages from Confluence - security

I need to be able to access SP 2010 pages from confluence. I've tried the connector and it lists the libaries/lists OK, but prompts for UID/PWD everytime a link is clicked. My SP 2010 server is NTLM/Active Directory/HTTPS. Confluence and SharePoint are on completely different networks (both hosted).

Without using anonymous SP authentication, how can I create an environment where I can seamlessly logon to SP pages from Confluence?

Thanks in advance


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Joe Clark Atlassian Team Jan 30, 2012

Hey Ian,

The Confluence SharePoint Connector doesn't have any built-in support for displaying SharePoint pages - it only does lists and libraries.

Are you able to configure seamless authentication at the desktop/browser level for your users? That way they won't get prompted for a username and password by SharePoint.

Hi Joe. Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately I can't configure the authentication at the desktop level as there's likely to be thousands of users :-) Basically, there's a company in the US that has a hosted Confluence wiki environment. They want to be able to seamlessly access pages on my SharePoint 2010 Enterprise hosted site (different hosting provider). I'm reasonably technical in terms of SP/SQL development etc and managing SP site collections, but not so good on the internet security/authentication side of things. Any help would be appreciated

Ian B.

Joe Clark Atlassian Team Feb 01, 2012

I'm not sure there's any way to accomplish this without turning on anonymous authentication on your SharePoint site. I don't think there are any good SSO solutions built-in for SharePoint that will work across the wider Internet.

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