Secure Mobile Access 12.4 Administration Guide

Seamless Editing in SharePoint

The SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA) platform supports Microsoft SharePoint access using reverse proxy, as well as seamless editing of Office documents while in SharePoint. SMA accomplishes this by allowing persistent cookie information to be stored on appropriate zones. Administrators can enable or disable persistent cookie information on the user’s system.

Editing SharePoint documents from a zone that allows persistent session storage is available only for Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE).

In cases where legal regulations require the consent of the user before storing persistent cookies, the Administrator can create an Acceptable Use Policy (AUP).

If there are zones where a user could go to unsafe zones (such as kiosk mode zones), persistent cookies should not be enabled for those zones.

Configuring seamless editing in SharePoint is done in three parts:

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