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    I published a SharePoint 2007 site on the internet. External users can access the site using their internal AD account. When they use a computer that's not in the domain, they have to add de domain to the logon name, like mydomain\john.

    Some users reported that it didn't work. After a few hours searching for a solution I found out that they had to type the domain in capitals MYDOMAIN\john.
    I was just wandering why some users have to type it that way, and others can just use normal letters... Someone has an answer to that?

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    Re: Logon to SharePoint over the internet

    How is the External URL published to External users?

    Have you reviewed the Alternate Access Mappings (AAMs)?
    Last edited by Virtual; 26th January 2012, 23:00. Reason: spelling


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      Re: Logon to SharePoint over the internet

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