Prompt For Credentials When Opening Excel 2010 Document Protected By SSO Server in IE

(Doc ID 1517679.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version to [Release 10gR2 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


  1. Microsoft Excel file protected thru Oracle AS Single Sign-On10g (SSO) via virtual location setting on mod_osso.conf
  2. Under this virtual location are located Excel documents:

    3. Accessing URL thru a IE browser, for sample http://mywebserver.domain:port/private/text.xls
    4. Login authentication pop-up window appears to open file, as image shows:



    5. Select open file with Microsoft Excel and Windows pop-up authentication window is opened as follows:



    6. This does not occur if using FireFox or Chrome, for example.



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