Rory Primrose

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XBAP through a proxy server

I have just tried to view some XBAP applications using RC1 of [NetFx]. Unfortunately it didn’t go so well because I am sitting behind a proxy server. IE has it’s connection settings defined for how to go through the proxy, but it seems that the XBAP host isn’t doing the same. I am getting this error:

System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (407) Proxy Authentication Required.

I have found some references (such as here and here) which mention changes to the machine.config, but this hasn’t solved the problem. Has anyone been able to get around this problem?

Written on October 6, 2006