How to Enable Single SignOn (SSO) on a SharePoint site? RRS feed

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  • How can we enable on a sharepoint site?

    When ever a user open a Sharepoint site it will automatically log in to the site with the current windows user.


    Thanks in advance.

    Vinay Kumar Singh
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  • Hi Vinay,

    Please follow below steps to configure SSO on SharePoint site

    Configure and start the Microsoft Single Sign-On service

    1.  On the server, click StartControl PanelAdministrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.

    2.  In the Computer Management console, expand Services and Applications, and then click Services.

    3.  Right-click Microsoft Single Sign-On Service, and then choose Properties.

    4.  On the General tab, change the Startup type to Automatic.

    5.  On the General tab, under Service Status, click Start.

    6.  Click OK to save your changes and close the Properties window.

    7.  Repeat steps 1 through 6 for each applicable server in the farm.

    Configure SSO for Office SharePoint Server 2007

    1.  On Central Administration, on the top navigation bar, click Operations.

    2.  On the Operations page, in the Security Configuration section, click Manage settings for single sign-on.

    3.  On the Manage Settings for Single Sign-On page, in the Server Settings section, click Manage server settings.

    4.  On the Manage Settings for Single Sign-On page, in the Account name box in the Single Sign-On Administrator Account section, type the single sign-on administrator account name by using the form domain/group or domain/username.


    Also refer 


    Hope this helps.

    Regards, Pratik Vyas | SharePoint Consultant | http://sharepointpratik.blogspot.com/

    • Edited by Pratik Vyas Wednesday, March 9, 2011 9:04 AM add
    • Marked as answer by David HM Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:03 AM
    Wednesday, March 9, 2011 9:02 AM