Cannot download anything on any computers in a domain

Posted on 2011-09-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Users cannot download anything on any computers on a domain, the error is:
HTTP 403 Forbidden

This happens on all computers on the domain.
Question by:lti-dcourtney
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Accepted Solution

sofoust earned 250 total points
ID: 36543043
Are you running any type of firewall or security software on your network?  It sounds like what happens when a firewall is configured to not allow downloads for a corporate network.

Expert Comment

ID: 36543051
Are all the downloading computers on the same domain (meaning Microsoft Active Directory)?

Or are all the computers failing to download from the same Internet domain (meaning

Author Comment

ID: 36543060
Yes we are using a watchguard firebox router. I will try and disable all everything then post back.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 36543444
Thanks it was a watchguard policy blocking downloading.

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