Watchguard method POST.

Response denied by watchguard http proxy method POST.
Browsing on one of the website shows the above error. Is it supposed to be addressed by cleaning cookies on the browser or switching browser or setting on the watchguard need to be tweaked for permanent solution
pchettriIT DirectorAsked:
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Ravi AgrawalCommented:
Do you experience the problem when using safe mode?

For internet explorer

Run dialog box (press Windows+R key)

Enter iexplore -extoff to launch it in safe mode.
pchettriIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
this is about watchguard firewall http settings that I need tweak as it shows up in all browser. I cannot ask everyone to browse that particular website in safe mode
Tom BeckCommented:
There's probably content of a certain type in that one web page that causes the error. The type is declared in the http headers of the page.

My Watchguard firewall is outdated and is probably older than yours so I don't know what your interface looks like. On mine I have a rule I called "HTTP_All". Incoming traffic is allowed from ANY to my LAN. Outgoing traffic is from my LAN to ANY. If I go to Properties and then Settings, On the Safe Content tab, I can list the content types I want to allow and deny. I have added to my list a couple of times over the years to fix "Response denied" problems. My list of "Allowed" these days looks like this:


I have nothing in the "Deny" box.

On the Settings tab I have only "Deny ActiveX applets", "Remove unknown headers", and "Log accounting/auditing information" checked. Everything else is unchecked.
pchettriIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
logged a ticket with watchguard and found the problem with web engine on one section of website. Wathguard was just timing out and generating that message. Tested from external network and it was same issue. Logged a ticket with publisher.
Closing this post now... thanks for references.

This is going to be another battle to close with moderator as do not see solution to select for closure

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pchettriIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
select the closure commend as solution, the issue was fixed by Watchguard support
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