So here's the deal... I have a web application with WCF services hosted in the web while the client is a WinForm app.
Even though the web app listens on both port 80 and 443, some clients (PC clients) can't reach the services getting a TimeoutException.
In some cases I figured out the was a local antivirus (i guess with a firewall) called Nod32 wich was blocking the communication, I had to add my client "as a browser" and it sterted to work just fine. But in some other clients there are firewall preventing
So, I have two questions.
1) Is there anything I can do in my client app to give the user better info about the problem? (The timeoutException does not say anything really). and...
2) What should I tell a Network Administrator that needs to be 'open' for the client to connect?
Let me know if anybody needs further info about config to answer these questions.
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