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SharePoint Anonymous Access REST API authentication prompt on Mobile Devices

Recently I had the displeasure of tackling an obscure issue; On a public facing, anonymous access enabled SharePoint 2013 website, some mobile devices were receiving an authentication prompt when the following REST API call was made against a Document Library. https://gist.github.com/davehax/0e3f2cff3ab041388d6775e41eda1709 Above is just a small snippet, but the dreaded authentication prompt would pop up when the … Continue reading SharePoint Anonymous Access REST API authentication prompt on Mobile Devices

SQL Server – An invalid schema or catalog was specified for the provider SAOLEDB for linked server..

So you've installed the correct drivers, and set up the ODBC System DSN properly. Things are going smoothly! Then BAM! Silly errors everywhere! This is the error I received: Msg 7313, Level 16, State 1, Line 13 An invalid schema or catalog was specified for the provider "SAOLEDB.16" for linked server "REDACTED". Solution: Check "Allow Inprocess" … Continue reading SQL Server – An invalid schema or catalog was specified for the provider SAOLEDB for linked server..

Fixing janky scrolling in SharePoint on iOS Safari

Safari, iOS, SharePoint??? Well! You know, sometimes projects just work out this way. What can you do? Now Safari on iOS is soooo bloody janky when scrolling on the page. Here's how to fix that! Use: #s4-workspace { -webkit-overflow-scrolling: touch; /* lets it scroll lazy */ } https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/-webkit-overflow-scrolling