NuGet package restore failing on build server [contd]

Apr 24, 2012 at 3:28 PM
Apologies for opening a new thread but for some reason I cannot reply to the main one with. Dotnetjunky - your last post suggested a firewall issue, and to check my firewall. That take me to my original question: "Question is, what exactly do I need to get my network guy to open up in the firewall? How do I find out what NuGet is trying to access?" Ive got access to on port 80. But that hasn't resolved the problem. I can't even see what NuGet is trying to use. Fiddler isn't showing anything and I can't find anything with a netmon trace either.
Apr 24, 2012 at 3:48 PM

nuget is not trying to do anything special. It makes a normal http request to the official feed at

Note that since it's https, it uses port 443 instead of 80.


Apr 24, 2012 at 4:52 PM

On your build machine, are you able to hit the following two Urls (using a browser):

Apr 24, 2012 at 5:12 PM

hi thanks guys, just trying to get port 443 open for


sorry for the multiple threads, for some reason I can't reply to threads now in chrome or IE, am now replying on my phone!