Re: Changing clients to automatically find their proxy?
On Wed, 02 Jul 2008, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
i do it know for some years, the whole thing is based on the internet
explorer feature to find proxies.
and there is some goog documentation from microsoft for it:
there are two ways..
- via DHCP (some IE have a bug, so they cut of the last char of the
- via DNS
and IMHO firefox is only using the DNS method
Right. If I get it, the DHCP part is already done. The DNS part is
done by adding a wpad DNS alias pointing to the server with the
wpad.dat file, making sure the URL http://wpad/wpad.dat is working.
Is this correct?
nearly, in the wild to want to have the links like:
because IE 5 is cutting the last char of the url.
If that is enough for the DNS method, all we need to do is add a CNAME
from wpad to tjener. The wpad.dat file is already in place.
none that i know of.