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Experiences of silverlight and corporate firewalls

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I'm interested in finding out what experiences people have had when using silverlight behind a corporate firewall.  Areas of interest are:-

a) Installing silverlight behind a corporate firewall
b) WCF
c) Media streaming
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I haven't seen any issues with installing SL or streaming media, unless the corporate firewall directly prohibits you from connecting to microsoft.com/silverlight.net (for install) or whatever streaming server the media is coming from. It could also be configured to block streaming media, I suppose. Installing the plugin would get hairy if the desktops are locked down so installing software isn't allowed.

I guess my answer would be, "By default, no problems. If the company/IT folks are paranoid enough, then it could all be blocked."

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 Thanks adler77. Unfortunately there are no case studies or reams of posts to sift thru as with most of MS productions/solutions (bugs, best practices, etc...) so it's difficult to make a judgement call on whether or not one ought to recommend SL as a development initiative.  Especially when its still in beta!  

Weve developed an E-Learning hosted application and have had many firewall related issues as a result with streaming media (mms, rtsp) to WMP and I am concerned that if we do go down the SL route well experience even more firewall related issues.  
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