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This is my first attempt in using the the Sharepoint Client Object model. I'm writing a console application to connect to one of our sharepoint application sites. I'm trying to run a basic example to ensure connectivity but the program keeps failing with the following error: The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error.

Status: System.Net.WebExceptionStatus.ProtocolError

I don't have access to the IIS server to check the logs. My code is as follows:

        string siteUrl = "http://spsiteurl/";

        ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl);
        clientContext.AuthenticationMode = ClientAuthenticationMode.Default;
        clientContext.Credentials = new NetworkCredential("...", "...", "...");

        Web oWebsite = clientContext.Web;

            w => w.Title);



I can access the sharepoint site directly if I navigate to the link. Any ideas on how I can begin to troubleshoot the error. Questions that I can direct to the our server team? I am developing from my local machine. The site resides on the same network.

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