Displaying Sharepoint page on my sign

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Trying to display a external Sharepoint site on my digital sign. How can I do this when the Sharepoint requires credentials. How can I add a service account to login to the site from my presentation? Has anyone done this? Any advice or code would be helpful. Thanks.
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Posted 5 years ago

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Hi Mike,

There may be a couple of methods that would allow you to enter a username and password. Be advised, that the methods below send the username and password in plain text (no encryption).

http://user:pass@www.website.com

https://www.website.com/?un=user&pw=pass

Thanks!
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I am using a Service account so it has no rights, so that should work fine. I will give it a try and let you know. Thanks for your help.

Mike
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I can get the first option to work in Chrome, but not IE. It but it still doesn't work in the Web page gadget at all. Any other ideas?
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Unfortunately, I'm not aware of any other method of adding a username and password to automatically sign in.

If anybody else has a method, we'd love to hear it.

Thanks.
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Hmm..It looks like Neal's recommendation won't work then.

Has anyone else had success in getting Sharepoint content to show in their Presentations?
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Hi! 

I am running into the same issue. I have published a workbook on my Sharepoint Online site and embedded it into RiseVision. In preview state it all looks good (both with the desktop Chrome and with the Chrome-version that Risevision is using). But as soon as you go into player mode I get the error that I dont have access to the page.

Should'nt the player use the same cookies and credentials that are used when working in Preview mode?
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Adam,

Have you tried using the Chrome App Player to display your presentation? http://www.risevision.com/player
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Hi, yes I have tried to use the App Player (thats what I am refering to "Player mode" in my previous post), with the App Player I get the response from the embedded Sharepoint site that I am not allowed to view the page.

As stated earlier I tried to use the Chrome-instance that I am guessing RisePlayer is using to log in to Sharepoint (to get the authetication and cookies right) and then launching the RisePlayer again, but with no success.

The problem only occurs with the RisePlayer. In preview mode everything works perfectly.
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Adam,

It looks like this is working in preview for you because you are already logged in to your sharepoint account. Try logging into your share point account through chrome on your player, then launching player.
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Hi,

This is what I am doing:
1. Launch Chrome.exe from C:\Users\loungepc\AppData\Local\RVPlayer\chromium
2. Log in to Sharepoint site
3. Launch preview mode for the presentation that I want to show on the screen.
4. The preview looks good.
5. Close Chrome.exe and the RiseVision opens up the full screen player after a minute or so.
6. The player does not have access to the Sharepoint Site.

So I started to investigate:
I looked in the Cookies-db in C:\Users\loungepc\AppData\Local\RVPlayer\data\Default , and there is no information about any cookies stored from Sharepoint-site (but there is cookies related to RiseVision).

Then I went to C:\Users\loungepc\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
and looked in that Cookies DB, and the Sharepoint cookie information is there. 

I don't know if that is the case, but it feels like the cookies are stored on the Google-folder, but the Player is using the cookies from the RVPlayer\data\Default-folder?

I do not have any other version of Chrome installed on the computer. The Google\User Date\Default-folder gets created as soon as I am launching the Chrome.exe from the Chromium-Folder..
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Hi!

Sorry for hammering the forum. I removed everything related to Chrome and RiseVision on the computer and re-installed the RiseVisionPlayer. I then did the same steps as provided above, and now it works!

Thank you for responding to my problem :)