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I want to connect the SharePoint search to the local windows 7 search via an opensearch connector. But when I search for something it always return no results but the search on wbsite link works. The contents of my .osdx file are as follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 
<OpenSearchDescription xmlns="http://a9.com/-/spec/opensearch/1.1/" xmlns:ms-ose="http://schemas.microsoft.com/opensearchext/2009/"> 
<ShortName>SharePoint Search</ShortName> 
<Description>Search the SharePoint site.</Description> 
<Url type="application/rss+xml" template="http://host/sites/mysite/search/_layouts/15/srchrss.aspx?k={searchTerms}"/>
<Url type="text/html" template="http://host/sites/mysite/search/results.aspx?k={searchTerms}"/> 
</OpenSearchDescription>

The Links both work correctly when entered into a browser but i noticed that the rss link if entered into chrome does not return results on first try but if I reload the page it does.

What could cause this behaviour ? I would be grateful for any advice :)

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The Problem was that I had enabled anonymous authentication so the first request would be send without an auth token

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