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From Mark Libucha <>
Subject Re: Some basic Sharepoint connector questions
Date Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:28:37 GMT
Hi Karl,

Yes, I was massively confused, and you diagnosed it perfectly.

I've got things straightened out based on your explanation and am able to
crawl (Shared Documents at least).

Thanks so much!


On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Karl Wright <> wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> The plugin does not create a new port.  It simply creates a new web
> service, which allows the connector to obtain document/folder acls and list
> library contents properly on SharePoint 2010.  Your SharePoint instance
> should operate off of exactly the same port as before.  The only difference
> from the outside that you should see is that there is a new webservice
> called MCPermissions.asmx under the <site>/_vti_bin url.
> So I am not really sure what you are talking about here.  Perhaps you are
> confusing the SharePoint admin port (which every installation gets but is
> different from installation to installation) with the SharePoint main site
> port?  Neither of these have anything to do with the ManifoldCF SharePoint
> plugin.
> Karl
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 2:35 PM, Mark Libucha <> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> Newbie here.
>> I've kind of gotten the Sharepoint connector working with Active
>> Directory and a Sharepoint 2010 server.
>> But I don't understand how the pieces fit together.
>> I understand that I'm supposed to install a plugin on my Sharepoint 2010
>> server, and I've done that, and it gives me a new port to use. But what
>> does that mean exactly? It seems like an entire new Sharepoint. For
>> example, if I log in to Sharepoint using that new port, and I create a new
>> Sharepoint "site", it only shows up when I use that port, and not when I
>> use my default port 80.
>> So, what is this new port for exactly? Do I use it when I setup my Server
>> setting in ManifoldCF?
>> I can crawl and pull down documents at either port, so what is the plugin
>> doing for me?
>> Thanks to anyone that can clue me in on this!
>> Mark

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