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I was hoping this was going to be easier... I have a top level site collection with site collections underneath. I would like to publish one list from the parent site to the daughter sites. I was thinking along the lines of using an RSS viewer, but when I specify the full URL to the RSS feed the daughter site errors

ProtocolError occured trying to complete the request. The server returned a status code of : Forbidden and the status description is : "Forbidden"

This is running on my development SP2010 farm, all local to my workstation, no proxies in IE or web.config.


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If you are in an authenticated environment, the RSS viewer Web Part won't work.

Try using the xml Web Part instead, or a client side script that will read the RSS via AJAX.

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Not entirely true, if you're in an authenticated environment running Kerberos, then the RSS viewer web part will work. – Eric Alexander Jul 15 '11 at 11:57
Thanks christophe, you're right, I forgot about that. – David Lozzi Jul 15 '11 at 19:22
@PirateEric thanks, I didn't know it was dependent on the authentication method. – Christophe Jul 18 '11 at 2:04
Kerberos eliminates the double hop effect in that case and allows for the authenticated feed to be consumed by the RSS web part. – Eric Alexander Jul 18 '11 at 2:32

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