Thursday, November 8, 2012

SharePoint Foundation 2013 RTM and the 401 Unauthorized error

I've discovered one of the reasons for the 401 Unauthorized error in the SharePoint Foundation 2013 RTM. I lost the access to the home page and my research showed that it was caused by the activation of the "Minimal Download Strategy" feature. The solution is to open the site settings page directly and to disable this feature. Then you will be able to open site home page again. I don't know the real reason for such error but it's the way to restore things back. Hope it helps somebody. :)