Office 2013 clients do not properly utilize a multi-cookie authentication

Symptom: Consider the following scenario… In a custom,  cookie authentication environment using a multiple cookie (persistent & session) scheme – whereas the first cookie (a persistent one) is set to allow the creation of the session cookie(s) to be used for continued authentication –  Office 2013 client users are unexpectedly prompted for credentials after already…

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Common scenarios for unexpected credential prompting when opening Office documents from a web server

Symptom: Consider the following scenario…. A user browses to a WebDav or other website site, clicks into a document library and chooses to open (let's say) a Word document.  A challenge for credentials occurs.  Since the user was already prompted for credentials when browsing to the site, he/she was not expected to be prompted again…

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Performance issues may occur when saving Office documents to SharePoint Online.

Symptoms Imagine a scenario where users on a corporate network are editing their Office (Word, PowerPoint, etc) documents and click to save them.  They wait and noticed it takes an unusually long wait (thirty seconds or longer) that it takes to save the data.  If they take their laptop off of their corporate network, the…

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