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Configure Internet Explorer to Avoid Multiple Logon Prompts

If you are on the Austin domain and running Microsoft Windows, you can eliminate those pesky login prompts.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or better:
  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer .
  2. Browse and logon to your SharePoint site.
  3. In Internet Explorer, click on Tools >> Internet Options.
  4. On the Internet Options screen, click the Security tab.
  5. On the Security tab, click Local Intranet >> click the Sites button.
  6. On the Local Intranet screen, click the Advanced button.
  7. On the next screen, You will see the web address of your SharePoint site in the Add this website to the zone: textbox.
  8. If you don't see the web address of your SharePoint site (for example, https://sp.austin.utexas.edu), type it in the Add this website to the zone: textbox and click the Add button.
  9. Also, type https://profiles.austin.utexas.edu in the Add this website to the zone: textbox and click the Add button.
  10. Click the Close button.
  11. On the next screen, Click Ok.
  12. In the Security level for this zone section of the Security tab, click the Custom level button.
  13. Security Settings - Local Intranet Zone window will open.
  14. Scroll down to the bottom of Security Settings - Local Intranet Zone.
  15. Under User Authentication and under Logon, select Automatic logon with current user name and password.
  16. Click OK.
  17. On the last screen, Click Ok.
  18. Close all Internet Explorer sessions.
  19. Open Internet Explorer to start using automatic logons.
Outside of Austin Domain (The following configuration is NOT RECOMMENDED for shared computers):

If you are not on the Austin domain, do the following:

Internet Explorer 7 or better

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Log into your SharePoint site (i.e. https://project.austin.utexas.edu/pwa/)
  3. You will get the Windows Security Prompt.
  4. Enter your credentials, check the Remember My Password checkbox and click OK.
  5. In Internet Explorer, Tools >> Internet Options
  6. Click Security tab
  7. Select Trusted Sites and click the Sites button.
  8. Click the Add button and click Close.
  9. On the Security tab, click the Custom Level button.
  10. Security Settings - Trusted Sites Zone window will open.
  11. Scroll down to the bottom of Security Settings - Trusted Sites Zone.
  12. Under User Authentication and under Logon, select Automatic logon with current user name and password.
  13. Click OK.
  14. On the last screen, Click Ok.
  15. Close all Internet Explorer sessions.
  16. Open Internet Explorer.
  17. Browse to your SharePoint site, it will use your current Windows credentials.
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