[Dnsmasq-discuss] issues with WPAD/option 252 (was:
Dnsmasq-discuss Digest, Vol 34, Issue 6)
Clinton Lee Taylor
clintonlee.taylor at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 09:28:36 GMT 2008
> > I have had problems with the above line myself, one with the url one
> > character short
> > so mine looks like this ...
> > # All options for DHCP and DNS WPAD ...
> > #
> > # set WPAD proxy location #
> > dhcp-option=252,"http://wpad/wpad.dat "
> > And I put it in the /etc/dnsmasq.d as a file, so I can keep my main
> > conf file cleaner ...
> This has apparently to do with implementation idiosyncrasies (to put it
> politely) in common WPAD clients (might that be Internet Explorer?) -
> similar considerations (stuff blank or line feed) also hold if you're
> using ISC dhcpd.
Yip I know ... That is why I have my URL in quotes with an extra
space after the last "t" ... But that does not always work, so I also
have a redirect in my apache config to redirect wpad.da to wpdat.dat
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