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SharePoint 2010: PPS Dashboard Designer cannot retrieve application. authentiation error

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I am getting this error when I try to open the dashboard designer in Sharepoint 2010/PPS.  This is from the out of the box site collection found under http://mywebsite/site/Pages/ppssample.aspx

This used to work.  Whare are the best ways to go about troubleshooting this?

one note? i can connect great via my web server (remote desktop/locally on server) but not from my laptop from my desk.

 Following errors were detected during this operation.
 * [9/28/2010 3:41:01 PM] System.Deployment.Application.DeploymentDownloadException (Unknown subtype)
  - Downloading https://mywebsite/_layouts/ppsma/1033/designer.application?Operation=OpenWebsite&SiteCollection=https://mywebsite/sites/myApp&SiteLocation= did not succeed.
  - Source: System.Deployment
  - Stack trace:
   at System.Deployment.Application.SystemNetDownloader.DownloadSingleFile(DownloadQueueItem next)
   at System.Deployment.Application.SystemNetDownloader.DownloadAllFiles()
   at System.Deployment.Application.FileDownloader.Download(Subsc

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