401 Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials

If you have encountered this error "401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials" this is a probably a new issue and everything was working before, in general, these symptoms indicate that your computer or device will not let you "go to" our secure server. When you click Register or Login or visit a secure page, the software switches you to one of our secure servers at another web site address. Some security software programs prevent the software from “redirecting” you to a different address other than the address for the site where you originally navigated.
4xx - Client error

These HTTP status codes indicate that an error occurred and that the client browser appears to be at fault. For example, the client browser may have requested a page that does not exist. Or, the client browser may not have provided valid authentication information. 

Workaround
Until we determine a more definitive cause, please use this workaround:
  1. Clear all everysport.net or admin.everysport.net cookies from your computer or device.  Visit the Troubleshooting Guide for more info about cookies
  2. Turn off or disable the Firewall temporarily on your computer
  3. Login to the the site directly via https://everysport.net/yoursitename/HOME.aspx using Firefox
  4. After logging in select the desired Gaemplan function
    • If you receive the "401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials" error, open the cookies for the URL in the address bar and remove or clear the admin.everysport.net cookies. To do this in Firefox:
    • Select the tiny Information icon between the back arrow and the URL in the Address bar (See below)
    • Select the right arrow by admin,everysport.net to open more options, select More Information
    • Click View Cookies
    • Select the admin.everysport.cookies and Remove Selected
    • close window
  5. Select the Gameplan function again and it should work correctly afterwards or paste this .URL into the address bar to access Leagues and Teams http://admin.everysport.net/Administration/Forms/Facility/Leagues/Index.asp
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Possible Cause
The Web application is configured to use Integrated Windows authentication. However, the Windows Authentication feature is not turned on. Or, the Integrated Windows authentication native module section of the ApplicationHost.config file or of the Web.config file is not valid. To resolve this problem, see Resolution 1.
 
Resolution
To resolve this problem, follow these steps.
Step 1: Turn on the Windows Authentication feature
  1. Click Start, type control panel in the Start Search box, and then click Control Panel in the Programs list.
  2. Click Programs and Features, and then click Turn Windows features on or off.
  3. Expand Internet Information Services, expand World Wide Web Services, and then expand Security.
  4. Click to select the Windows Authentication check box, and then click OK.
 

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