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Monday, February 28, 2005

How to Automatically Enter IE Proxy settings using Group Policy

ISA in SBS - yes, it's secure

From a user group post by Jim Harrison. Thanks Jim for the step-by-step on this common question. Notice Jim's sense of humor comes through on step one.

1. Start, Server Manglement
2. Expand
- Advanced Manglement,
- Group Policy Manglement
- Forest:
- Domains:
3. R-click Default Domain Policy, select "Edit"

When the "Group Policy Object Editor" window appears,
1. Expand
- Windows Settings
- Internet Exploder Maintenance
2. Select "Connection"
3. In the right pane, r-click "Automatic Browser Configuration"

In the "Automatic Browser Configuration" window
- if you don't have wpad entries in your DNS, uncheck "Automatically
1. select "Enable Automatic Configuration"
2. in the Auto-proxy URL field, enter http://:
/wpad.dat (listenerport is 8080 by default)
3. Click "OK" to close the "Automatic Browser Configuration" window
4. Close the "Group Policy Object Editor" window

1. Start, Run, "cmd"
2. type "gpupdate /force"

..all done


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