Last post Jul 25, 2008 10:54 AM by jazevedo
Jul 25, 2008 10:00 AM|jazevedo|LINK
Over the last couple days I've come across a strange issue. When I first turn on my machine and log in, I can not make http requests using any application on the computer. For example,
http://www.microsoft.com results in the standard "request timed out/DNS error" page, as well local intranet pages. The weird thing is, I use HTTPS, FTP and other protocols (IM, local LAN access, Outlook, etc) with no
Now, the interesting part is if I connect to our SSL VPN system, everything works fine. I can even disconnect VPN and close the VPN software and everything still works fine.
Anyone ever run into this? What would cause HTTP to become "disabled" like that?
Thanks in advance.
HttpWebRequest IfModifiedSince NotModified Exception
HttpWebRequest over https
Jul 25, 2008 10:41 AM|G0ggy|LINK
2 things to check from me, do you have the IPv6 entry in your Hosts file?
Are you running NOD32? Try disabling the firewall...for a test.
Jul 25, 2008 10:48 AM|jazevedo|LINK
No I'm not. We have McAfee, and also have the Cisco VPN service running if that makes any difference. IPv6 is not listed in the host file. Local firewall is not enabled. I just don't understand why it works after I connect to the VPN, even after I disconnect
it still works. Almost like it starts the HTTP service or something like that, but I checked that when the issue occurs and it is started already. Tried restarting the service as well, with no luck. THe only thing that resolves the issue is connecting to
Jul 25, 2008 10:52 AM|G0ggy|LINK
Are your connection settings correct in Internet Explorer - Tools - Options - Connections?
Jul 25, 2008 10:54 AM|jazevedo|LINK
Yes, they are. That's the first place I looked.