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I cannot to access a https webpage - the page of a WCF service I need to create proxy client for.

The page loads OK when accessed from ANY other pc (even a VM hosted on my pc), I can access the page

When accessed from dev pc over https with any browser (IE9, FF or Chrome) I get an error like

Connection reset

I Chrome I get


When I access it over http, from any other pc I get error

403 - Forbidden: Access is denied.

(as expected), but from troubled pc I get error

HTTP Error 500.19 - Internal Server Error
The requested page cannot be accessed because the related configuration data for the page is invalid.

I was trying to check with fiddler (I'm not a fiddler totally beginner, but I was watching a video tutorial), and when I entered the url in fiddler address bar, browser open but no session was created in fiddler (to be able to look at its request / response)

Any idea what can I do?


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You could paste the http and https vhosts here. That would definitely help. –  Ladadadada Feb 6 '12 at 9:00
@Ladadadada: maybe not - this doesn't look like Apache. Since its a problem with the webserver config it would have been useful to know what webserver it was though. –  symcbean Feb 6 '12 at 10:16
Whoops. I'm in a bad habit of assuming everyone is running Apache. Google suggests that is an IIS error message. The "related configuration data" it is complaining about is probably what we want. –  Ladadadada Feb 6 '12 at 10:37
Thanks for your time to look at my issue. However I found the solution myself, and the problem proved to be a stupid one - when I developed the service I added the host name in hosts file (to access service with real name but locally). And this being done quite a while ago, I forgot to remove it, and the response was from my hosts file. After I realized and removed from hosts, all worked well. Thanks again to everyone –  bzamfir Feb 6 '12 at 16:42
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