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I'm trying to create a scratch org using either VS Code or the command line. I'm able authenticate to my dev org using:

sfdx force:auth:web:login

This works correctly. However when I try to create a scratch org:

sfdx force:org:create -f config\project-scratch-def.json --setalias HelloWorld --setdefaultusername

I get the following error:

ERROR:  The streaming request failed to handshake at https://<dev org name>.my.salesforce.com/cometd/44.0.

I am behind a corporate proxy and initially could not even authenticate my dev org until I set the proxy environment variables and their npm equivalents. I also currently have sslVerify and strict-ssl set to false.

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  • Did the scratch org get created, and just not registered locally, or if you look in your dev hub, is there no active scratch org at all?
    – pchittum
    Nov 5 '18 at 11:05
  • I double checked and there are no active scratch orgs after running the command. I ran "sfdx force:org:list" and also checked the Active Scratch Orgs tab.
    – Michael
    Nov 5 '18 at 15:13
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I've managed to figure out what was wrong by trial and error. It turns out that I had an error in my HTTPS_PROXY environment variable. Once I corrected it, I was able to create my scratch org and proceed.

In the end, I didn't need the sslVerify and strict-ssl npm setttings. Just the HTTP_PROXY and HTTPS_PROXY variables set correctly.

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