Proxy Server Configuration

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Proxy Server Configuration (Windows 9x and NT)
Views: 1468

If you need to configure a proxy server on multiple computers, or would just like to automate the procedure through the registry then this tip will explain how.
Open the registry and find the key below.
The values that configure the Internt proxy setup are located in this key. To change which proxy server is used, modify the value of 'ProxyServer' to equal the server and port combination. For example if your proxy server was called \\PROXY and it was running on port 80 then the setting would equal 'PROXY:80'.
You may also need to set the value of 'ProxyEnable' to equal '1' for proxy enabled or '0' for disabled. Setting the value of 'ProxyOverride' to equal '' will stop internal addresses from going through the proxy.
Note: Changes should take effect immediately.

Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
Value Name: ProxyServer
Data Type: REG_SZ
Data: Server:Port

About the Author

FortyPoundHead has posted a total of 1974 articles.


Comments On This Post

No comments on this post yet!

Do you have a thought relating to this post? You can post your comment here. If you have an unrelated question, you can use the Q&A section to ask it.

Or you can drop a note to the administrators if you're not sure where you should post.

Your IP address is:

Before you can post, you need to prove you are human. If you log in, this test goes away.

Recent Forum Posts

Advanced search added
dwirch posted on September 23, 2017 at about 13:44 in Site News

Job Spammer: Gaurav Mehta - AgreeYa Solutions
dwirch posted on September 22, 2017 at about 10:35 in Spammers

Job Spammer: Prutha Siri - Javelin Systems
dwirch posted on September 10, 2017 at about 6:15 in Spammers

New security implemented
dwirch posted on September 7, 2017 at about 7:16 in Site News

Malicious IP Checker Companion Tool
dwirch posted on August 12, 2017 at about 20:24 in Site News

Job Spammer: Steve Adams
dwirch posted on August 8, 2017 at about 7:44 in Spammers