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sr #108858: Not able to mount to sharepoint with "Trusted Identity Provider" enabled

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Submitted on:  Thu 30 Jul 2015 09:58:33 PM UTC  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: Wont Do
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Werner Baumann <wbaumann>
Originator Email: -unavailable-Open/Closed: Open
Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Sat 01 Aug 2015 07:06:31 PM UTC, comment #1:

davfs2 does not support this kind of authentication.

About a year ago a read some Microsoft document about this. It was rather confusing and it looks like I am not able to implement it. For one there is too much information about the protocol missing; two: I have no server for testing and am not going to purchase one, and three: there are a lot of tasks that are more important, in my point of view.

So, if nobody else does it, it won't be done.


Werner Baumann <wbaumann>
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Thu 30 Jul 2015 09:58:33 PM UTC, original submission:

I am trying to mount a library using davfs2 but the mount fails.

sharePoint details:
have claim based authentication webAPP with "Trusted Identity Provider" enabled.

Error on mounting:
403 Forbidden: Access denied

Other Findings:
If I were to disable "Tursted Identity Provider" in my WebAPP then I am able to mount the library

Mount Option used:
mount -t davfs http://<servername>/site/Library /mnt/Site1/



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