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ISA 2006 - web browsing broken after reboot

Posted on 2010-11-19
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Running ISA 2006 behind a smoothwall linux firewall. Had to reboot both boxes this afternoon and now I can no longer browse the web. Email server is connecting okay, I can ping web addresses, skype works fine but as soon as I try and access a website I get an "Error Code 10061: Connection refused" back at me. The smoothwall firewall is connected to the web okay and can download updates. I'm stumped and want to go home :(
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by:Suliman Abu Kharroub
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mostly there is a problem from your ISP side. call them to confirm that please.
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by:EdMacFly
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Interesting. I thought that too. I can however use an anonymous proxy tool called Hotspot Shield which allows me to access the web. Gone home for the night now (01:44 GMT - me tired) but will get back on the case tomorrow.
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by:EdMacFly
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Also, just tested the VPN from home and can connect through that no problem but web browsing still not working.
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by:JJ2
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Verify the Authentication Settings of the Smoothwall.

Be sure that the group wherein you included the ISA server to be is " allowed to use web proxy "-- you should see a Yes (filtered) or a Yes (unfiltered) but not a No.
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Turns out it was the Smoothwall causing the issues. When I rebooted, it patched itself to the latest version. A reinstall and reconfigure soon got things going again. Thanks for everyone's comments.
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Problem solved itself!
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