Monday, February 8, 2016

Getting Visual Studio 2015/2013 Nuget Extensions and Packages behind a proxy

When working with Visual Studio behind a proxy you may be blocked from getting extensions for visual studio

To have this fixed, provided your proxy , head over to the visual studio shortcut (the one in the start menu), right click to bring the context menu , choose properties and from the general tab , click on Open file location.

Next to the devenv.exe , you'll find a devenv.exe.config , open it with any regular text editor

At the xml element , add the below item under settings


Remember to replace the proxyip with your organization proxy IP address and port with your proxy port.
The whole block should like something like


Restart the visual studio and you're good to go. Now extensions will bring results as it should.