[Dnsmasq-discuss] DNSMASQ and configuring Win XP boxes to
use a Proxy server
mysql.jorge at decimal.pt
Thu Feb 5 17:16:02 GMT 2009
For proxy using, i use a iptables redirect
80 => 8080 (or other port)
So no configuration is need, the traffic is passed to the proxy automatic.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dnsmasq-discuss-bounces at lists.thekelleys.org.uk [mailto:dnsmasq-
> discuss-bounces at lists.thekelleys.org.uk] On Behalf Of Simon Kelley
> Sent: quinta-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 2009 16:33
> To: Helmut Hullen
> Cc: dnsmasq-discuss at lists.thekelleys.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] DNSMASQ and configuring Win XP boxes to
> use a Proxy server
> Helmut Hullen wrote:
> > Hallo, Simon,
> > I've now tried it - doesn't work. Sorry.
> > Configuration:
> > PXE boot (RIPlinux),
> > the file (your name: "wpad.dat") exists,
> > if I choose the firefox option
> > Edit/Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings/Automatic proxy ...
> > then it works as desired.
> > And the DHCP part of dnsmasq works well too.
> > But without the special firefox entry the client doesn't see the
> > options - how can I test if (and/or how) the dhcp-option 252 does
> That's what I would expect - firefox won't use wpad unless you tell it
> to. When you tell Firefox to use wpad, it finds the correct proxy.
> If you want all you machines to be set to use automatic proxy detection
> without user intervention, you will need to look at the provisioning
> system and find a way to set that option in Firefox (or IE)
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