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

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