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.



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
  • @PirateEric thanks, I didn't know it was dependent on the authentication method. – Christophe Jul 18 '11 at 2:04
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    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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