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Office proxy

Microsoft just announced the release for Office SP1 will be out on December 11th. One of the slides in the presentation has a workaround for the "Opening an Office document on an internal SharePoint site from Vista client prompts for authentication"-issue.

Configure a fake proxy and configure to bypass for the site
Internet Options -> Connections -> LAN Settings ->

  • click Proxy Server check box
    Address: fakeproxy port: 80
  • click Bypass proxy server for local addresses
  • click Advanced and put a * in the exceptions so client can access external addresses as well

Office Integration Support investigating with Windows