IE8 HTTPS and Proxy?

We recently came accross an issue on a website we were working on where IE8 wasn’t allowing content to be downloaded.  It seems that we needed to add “Proxy:” as a header.  This seems like a bug, but at least we have a work around.  This only happens when the connection is using https.

The Proxy RFC is defined in here:


Mark Milbourne

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About myself, I’m a Guitarist, Sound Engineer, Skiier, and Software Engineer who currently lives in Northern California.  I immigrated here from Australia in 2001.  I’m into Audio engineering at the moment.  You’ll find some of my latest mixes as I learn how to use Reaper and Waves plugins.

I currently work for Certify Inc, through multiple mergers and acquisitions, where my product, Tallie, that I lead, architected and designed for the last 7 years was sold in late 2016.

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