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I'm trying to bypass my proxy to view an image. If I switch off proxy I can view it, but with proxy on it fails to access. If the image is available at

http://demo.mycompany.net/download/icons/image.png

I went into Internet properties, connections tab, LAN settings, Advanced and added http://demo.mycompany.net to the box. I still can't access said image though.

What have I done wrong?

Edit: ideally I'd like this exception to work across all browsers. I hope its not a browser independent setting.

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There isn't enough information here really. When you say "my proxy", I assume that you mean a corporate one? Do you have permission to try to bypass it? What are the proxy rules - do you have proxy.pac file? Is demo.mycompany.net on the same network as your machine? –  Julian Knight Jun 29 '12 at 10:58
    
Yes I do mean a corporate one and we have permission to bypass it. Nope to the .pac file. Yeah that address is on the same network. –  edwardmlyte Jun 29 '12 at 12:09
    
OK. Firstly, it is unlikely that your org. really wants to proxy internal servers. So they should be using a proxy.pac that excludes internal resources. Then you wouldn't need to be messing with this. Secondly, the override should look like: localhost;127.0.0.1;*.local;nn.nn.nn.nn. where nn.nn.nn.nn is the IP address of the server. demo.mycompany.net should also work but try the IP address. ping demo.mycompany.net should get you the address –  Julian Knight Jun 29 '12 at 13:26

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