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Unable to create a Web application on a LAN that uses a Proxy server

Visual Studio .NET 2003

When developing on a local LAN that uses a proxy or firewall to access the Internet, you may need to set your connection options to "bypass proxy for local addresses."

To set your connection option to bypass proxy for local addresses

  1. In the Tools menu, select Options.
  2. Under the Projects node, select Web Settings.
  3. Click Connection Settings in the Options dialog box.
  4. In the Internet Properties dialog box, select the Connections tab and click LAN Settings.
  5. In the LAN Settings dialog box, select Bypass proxy server for local addresses.
  6. Click OK to close all open dialog boxes.

See Also

Working with Web Projects | Web Access Failed Dialog Box | Troubleshooting Web Projects