I am configuring UI 2012 on Tridion 2011 SP1 HR2

I am currently bamboozled by an error I get when clicking "Update Preview"

It makes a call to


and returns

{"ExceptionDetail":null,"ExceptionType":null,"Message":"Authorization failed. Please make sure the proper username and password have been configured in the Publication Target.","StackTrace":null}

I have commented out all security sections in cd_ambient_conf files


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On the publication target properties in the CMS you most likely need to specify the authorization credentials. See screenshot.

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