Some BackgroundHave you ever used SharePoint 2007/2010 and received Repeated Prompts for Credentials when navigating to list and libraries using SharePoint.
The likely cause is that Internet Explorer must consider the requested URL (namespace) being processed to be on the intranet (local). If the namespace portion of the requested URL contains periods such as https://sp.aaa.aa.edu, then Internet Explorer assumes that the requested address exists on the Internet and does not pass any credentials automatically. Addresses without periods such as https://aaasharepoint/ are considered to be on the intranet (local); Internet Explorer passes credentials automatically.
To work around this behavior you can make manual changes to your IE and Firefox browsers using the following stepsNote* aa.edu is your namespaceINTERNET EXPLORERManually configure Internet Explorer with the following instructions that will allow you to seamlessly access site content.
The Mozilla Firefox 3.X browser is supported by SharePoint
Use the following steps to configure Firefox 3.X to automatically Sign In:This method does not save or store your passphrase on your computing device.