aRTE asking for password

I have installed ARTEEditor for Sharepoint (MOSS 2007). For the site collection administrator user there is no problem using ARTEEditor, everything works fine. If any other user (Wiki Member = Contribute or Wiki Admin = Full Access) tries to edit the wiki page, ARTEEditor opens a login window and keeps asking for user/password, eventually failing.

This error occurs when the ARTEeditor folder does not have the same permissions as the SharePoint Group your Site Collection Administrator is a member of. Navigate to the ARTEeditor folder within the Virtual Directory folder on your server that relates to your SharePoint application, right click to bring up the properties of the folder and make sure that the following groups are added under the security tab:

(of the server with only Read permission)

And any other members or groups that are specific to your SharePoint application.


Diganta Kumar has architected and developed software for more than a decade for a wide range of industries and development platforms and over the years has filled many roles including program manager, founder, developer, architect, team lead, mentor and project manager. Diganta is founder of two online IT businesses. He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect, certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM I), certified Professional Scrum Developer (PSD I) and ITIL Certified. He has presented at Microsoft Tech.Ed, Microsoft AppFest and Ark Group Intranet conference. He attends AWS Seattle Official Events, Seattle AWS Architects-Engineers, and AWS Cloud Commerce user groups. He likes to help, mentor and manage software development teams to improve and produce great software. He currently work as a Senior Technical Program Manager for Amazon Web Services.

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