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IE browser PDF loading stops after TLS Server Hello Done

asked 2019-06-16 03:47:46 +0000

RJ gravatar image

We have a web application that is certified for IE browser only, part of it's functionality is to download a PDF file from some internal network application (

When I use Chrome to download the file it works but when I use IE it just hangs (says Initializing with progress bar frozen)

Did a packet capture and the exchange looks like this :

Appreciate your inputs, TIA

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answered 2019-06-16 18:35:15 +0000

grahamb gravatar image

The common reason for that sort of behaviour is that the client doesn't like something the server sent, probably the certificate, but possibly something in the key exchange. Unfortunately we can't look at any of those details from a screenshot of the packet list.

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