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I have set up Metastorm 9.1.1 with SSO and Kerberos authentication and got it talking quite happily with SharePoint, which we are using simply as the DMS.

When using an Attachment Clip on a form to add / checkin / checkout docs, it works fine - using the user's windows credentials, so that in SharePoint it shows that the document was checked out etc by the Metastorm client user.

However, on the very same form when I use a button to run the server side functionality via Metastorm.Dms.SharePoint to perform the same operations, SharePoint is showing the operation performed by "System Account". I think this is because the Engine is using its own service account when accessing SharePoint (and in my current setup, the Engine service account is also a SharePoint system account).

So my question is - how can I make the Engine pass the user's windows credentials instead? (obviously this would only be possible on a user action)

Is this something I've not configured properly, or is this a "feature" when using the Metastorm.Dms.SharePoint dll to access SharePoint?

Any help much appreciated!



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As far as I know, this is the only way it will work. I expect you will have to create your own customised integration if you want the current user credentials to be passed in. If Metastorm were willing you release the source code (or had written it in C# in the Designer) it would be easier, of course.

Post an example, and we will have a much better idea what the problem is. In about 90% of posts, the problem is one of communication. Examples bridge that gap.

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Hi djp,

Have you managed to resolve this issue? I have a similar situation, but I need to log into SharePoint with entirely different user credentials, not the Windows username. At the moment I get an "Unauthorized" error in Metastorm when trying to upload a document to SharePoint, and I suspect it's trying to log in with the Metastorm user details.

If you have solved your issue then it might be some use to my situation, although any help is welcome!

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