Archive for May, 2012

Be careful with IIS Dynamic Compression and SharePoint

Had an issue this week that was resulting in blank  pages being rendered for users of our SharePoint Extranet. The issue surfaced itself in two different ways. Users were able to access the sign in page but once they completed the sign in using Live Authentication (we’re using LiveAuth via Claims FBA for our extranet) they immediately received the error.

The Symptoms

Using Internet Explorer

Users received a generic “Page could not be displayed error message.”

Using Google Chrome

Users received the following error message.

Error 330 (net::ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED): Unknown error

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