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HOWTO: Access an on-premise SharePoint site from a mobile device

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ZTN4221

ID: ZTN4221

This Zetadocs technical note applies to:

  • Version 1.0 of Zetadocs for Microsoft Dynamics NAV - Payables Approval

Summary

This technote explains how to access an on-premise SharePoint site from a mobile device.

More information

In order to access related documents through Zetadocs Payables Approval you must be able to browse to them from your mobile device, this requires external access to the network through your firewall.

Typically this can be done securely using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection.
Please refer to the relevant manufacturer documentation for your device regarding setting up a VPN connection.

This has been tested and validated with the following devices:

  • Apple iPad, iPhone - iOS version 6 with a VPN connection using the PPTP protocol.
  • Google Nexus 7 tablet - Android version 4 with a VPN connection using PPTP protocol.

References

Apple devices:
http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1424

Android devices:
http://support.google.com/android/bin/answer.py?hl=en& answer=1650166

Last updated: 4th January 2012  (SD/MW)

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