401 Unauthorized when accessing a WCF service from ASP.NET MVC application

By design Issue #7700892


Jonathan C.
May 26, 2016
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Steps to reproduce

Platform: Windows 10, Visual Studio 2015 Professional Update 2

  1. Create a WCF web service, deploy it and enable windows authentication
  2. Create a ASP.NET MVC application and enable windows authentication
  3. In the MVC app, access the WCF web service by doing debug in Visual Studio 2015 with edge
  4. It returns "[MessageSecurityException: The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Negotiate’. The authentication header received from the server was 'Negotiate,NTLM’.]"
  5. perform the same thing with IE and/or Chrome, everything works fine.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

    • Thank you for your feedback. Please take a look at the following article https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2749007 this should help resolving your issue.

      Best regards,
      The MS Edge Team

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “By design”

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      feedback is now closed due to inactivity. Please feel free to reactivate at
      your earliest convenience.


      All the best,

      The MS Edge Team

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