Article ID: 829065 - View products that this article applies to.
For a Microsoft SharePoint Team Services version of this article, see 321488
When you try to connect to the SharePoint Central Administration page of your Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Web site, you may receive the following error message:
Also, all Netscape Navigator users and some Microsoft Internet Explorer users cannot access the Windows SharePoint Services Web site.
You are not authorized to view this page.
You do not have permission to view this page using your current user account.
Try the following:
If you have another user account with a higher level of permission, click your browser's Back button to try again using that account.
If you believe you should be able to view this page, contact the Web site administrator.
This problem may occur if one or both of the following conditions are true:
To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Configure the virtual server or virtual directory to use Basic authentication in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)To modify IIS to permit password access to the SharePoint Central Administration site, follow these steps:
Method 2: Configure proxy server settings for the Web browserThe following steps describe how to configure proxy server exception settings for Internet Explorer. For information about how to configure proxy settings in Netscape Navigator, see the product documentation. To configure proxy server exception settings for Internet Explorer, follow these steps:
For more information about how IIS authenticates browser clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
264921For more information about how to configure Basic authentication, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/264921/ )How IIS authenticates browser clients
262233For more information about Windows SharePoint Services, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262233/ )How to configure Basic/Clear Text authentication for IIS 5.0 in Windows 2000
http://technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/sharepoint/default.aspxThe third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.