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Consider the following scenario:
You experience the same symptoms when you try to connect to other SharePoint Central Administration pages.
This problem may occur if a proxy server is configured in Microsoft Internet Explorer but the Bypass proxy server for local addresses option is not enabled. The Setup program does not check whether proxy server settings in Internet Explorer are configured correctly on the server.
This problem may occur in situations when you install Microsoft Windows Server 2003 from a Remote Installation Services (RIS) server by using an RIS image that uses the default proxy server settings for Internet Explorer, and when the Bypass proxy for local address option is not enabled.
To work around this problem, enable the Bypass proxy server for local addresses option in the proxy server settings of Internet Explorer. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about how to deploy SharePoint Server 2007, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/asp.net/aa336589.aspxFor more information about how to deploy SharePoint Portal Server 2003, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 827920 - Last Review: December 26, 2010 - Revision: 4.0