Customization and programming tricks by Ronny Van der Snickt

Archive for December, 2009

Host headers issue with WSS 3.0, MOSS 2007 and Search Server 2008

When installing WSS 3.0, MOSS 2007 or Windows Search Server 2008 I always encounter the same issue when using Host Headers. So I thought it was time to blog this. When I try to access a page which is configured with a host header I get prompt to enter my credentials 3 times. After the third time I get an empty page. This only happens when you access the page from the same machine as the installation. When accessing the page from another PC it works immediately. Read more »