Can not CheckOut ,edit and open master pages,Page Layouts in share point 2013 designer

adil 1,206 Reputation points

using share point designer 2013 i can not open master page and edit master page all the settings for share point designer allowed for web application level.

SharePoint Farm has 2 WFE Servers Web Application created on Port 81 Web Application URL: First WFE Server name & Port: http://spTestWfe1:81 Port 81 is allowed from my PCto WFE

when i try to edit master pages or page layouts below is the message from SPD enter image description here

could not find a webserver at '' on port 81. please check to make sure that the web server name is valid and your proxy settings are set correctly sharepoint designer

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  1. sadomovalex 3,626 Reputation points

    hello, is spTestWfe1 name added to hosts file on your PC? (with IP address of WFE1)
    also does Sharepoint site use Windows authentication? SPD doesn't like e.g. FBA for Sharepoint sites

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  2. Emily Du-MSFT 42,596 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Here're some tips for you to troubleshooting the issue.

    1.Go to central administration -> Manage web applications -> Select the web application -> Authentication Providers -> Under Zone, click Default to open the Edit Authentication page -> Set Enable Client Integration as Yes.
    2.Check whether use default zone in the AAM.

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