ARCHIVED: Known issues and changes for the implementation of SharePoint 2010 at IU

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The SharePoint on-premises service is being replaced by SharePoint Online, available since July 2016. For more, see ARCHIVED: About the SharePoint retirement.

  • If you are a SharePoint site owner whose site has been disabled, you can visit SharePoint Standard Farm Migration to request an extension/re-enable. SharePoint will be permanently disabled no later than June 2, 2017; most sites should have migrated to SharePoint Online by March 31, 2017. Sites scheduled to be disabled on March 31 were disabled on April 3, 2017.
  • ARCHIVED: SharePoint My Sites were permanently retired on April 3, 2017.

Following is a continually updated list of issues and changes related to the upgrade to SharePoint 2010 at Indiana University.




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Nintex Workflows not functioning properly in Internet Explorer 10

A compatibility issue has been identified with Nintex Workflows and Internet Explorer 10. A solution is currently being worked on, but is not available. A temporary workaround for Internet Explorer 10 users is as follows:

  1. Click the gear in the top right of the Internet Explorer window where you will be creating the workflow.
  2. Select Developer Tools.
  3. Click the Browser Mode tab.
  4. Select Internet Explorer 9.

Known Issue

March 20, 2013

Slow performance when using a mapped drive to a SharePoint site, or accessing WebDAV shares

Unusually slow performance when mapping a drive to a SharePoint site, copying or moving files using Windows Explorer, or publishing files to a document library (such as from Excel). To fix, adjust connection settings in Internet Explorer.

Known issue

May 11, 2012

Trouble using the Finder to access WebDAV shares in Mac OS X

Using the Finder's Go menu > Connect to Server to connect to a SharePoint WebDAV share does not function properly. You can read and access files, but cannot create new files.


  • Third-party WebDAV utility such as Transmit
  • The standard SharePoint web interface via Safari
  • Microsoft Document Connection (installed with Office 2011)

Known issue

April 23, 2012

Issues with Chrome and Firefox in Mac OS X

By default, Firefox and Chrome cannot successfully authenticate to the SharePoint servers. Firefox can authenticate using Kerberos, but it must be configured properly and only works from IU networks. UITS recommends Safari for Mac OS X users.

Known issue

April 23, 2012

Trouble mapping drives in Mac OS X

In Mac OS X, mapping a drive using Connect to Server does not function properly. Users can read and access files, but they cannot create new files.

As a workaround, use the SharePoint web interface (with Safari) or Microsoft Document Connection (installed with Office 2011) to manage files and directories.

Known issue

January 6, 2011

Issues with Silverlight features on iPhone

Some functions, features, and multimedia content are unavailable unless the Silverlight plug-in is installed. Silverlight is only supported on Windows and Mac OS X.

Moonlight is an option for Linux users. Silverlight Mobile is available only for Windows Phone 7.

Known issue

January 6, 2011

Issues with Windows Firefox

Windows Firefox users may have difficulty logging in.

Known issue

January 6, 2011

NTLMv2 required for Windows users

Windows users not sending NTLMv2 will be unable to access SharePoint until they change their clients. This doesn't affect domain-joined computers; see ARCHIVED: What is the tool that disables LM/NTLMv1, and where can I get it?

Known issue

January 6, 2011

Difficulties sharing OneNote 2007 notebooks

If you have trouble sharing a OneNote 2007 notebook in SharePoint, see Microsoft Help and Support article 924137.

Search Microsoft Support.


April 2, 2012

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