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 From:  "Neil A. Hillard" <m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: users configuration
 Date:  Thu, 17 Feb 2005 22:24:54 +0000
Hi,

>As far as proxy setups go, by default, IE looks for a server called
>'proxy', and attempts to download a file called proxy.pac, which is a
>short Javascript file telling the browser where and when it should use
>the proxy server.
Actually it does a DNS lookup for 'wpad' (as long as 'Automatically
detect settings' has been selected) and then attempts to download
wpad.dat.  I currently have about 3,500 machine working in this way
(albeit not behind a m0n0wall, sadly).

HTH,


                                Neil.

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Neil A. Hillard                E-Mail:   m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk