In this article we will discuss how to solve error "The server could not complete your request SharePoint designer 2010". Also you can check out my previous posts on:
You might got this error while trying to open SharePoint site using SharePoint designer 2010. The error message is "The server could not complete your request SharePoint designer 2010" .
Below are some solutions you can try:
There can be various reason for this but one obious reason is that related to the security and authentication. So its better to check couple of things like:
Open IIS manager, Select Windows authentication and after that go to Advance Settings and make sure Enable Kernel-Mode authentication is checked. Then Reset IIS.
Open the IIS Manager.
Recycle the application pool. Now try opening the SharePoint designer.
You can also check wether your SharePoint Designer option is enabled or not from the central administration. You can open SharePoint Central Administration -> Go to
General Application Settings -> SharePoint Designer and check wether SharePoint Designer option is enabled or not. You can also follow this article
Also If web application has more than one binding in IIS then you will get this error also.
SharePoint site authentication should match with your IIS authentication which is very important.