Proxy and DHCP question

Posted on 2006-04-28
Last Modified: 2011-04-14;%5bLN%5d;307502 mentions that "You can set up a DHCP server to use the option 252 to automatically configure proxy settings for Internet Explorer clients".

But I don't have an option 252 in the DHCP config on my Windows 2003 server.

Must I do something special to get option 252?
What is the procedure for setting up automatic proxy assignment for client on Windows 2003 server using DHCP or DNS?
Question by:rj2
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    Accepted Solution

    To add option 252 to a DHCP Server
    - Right-click the DHCP server in the DHCP manager, and then click Set Predefined Options.
    - click Add.
    - In the 'Name' field, type e.g. Autodiscovery Proxy Option.
    - In the Data Type drop down, select String, and make sure that the 'Array' check box is NOT checked (the default).
    - Type 252 in the 'Code' field
    - Type a descrption in the 'Description' field ... and click OK
    - Then in the String field: type the URL that points to the location of your configuration file.
    - Click OK

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    Author Comment

    What should the config file look like? Do you got a sample?
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    Expert Comment

    It's not a file. It's URL that points to the configuration of your proxy.
    How to set up that part depends on the type and brand of proxy which you are using.
    That's a totally different question which you best post in the appropriate area of EE.

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    Author Comment

    Ok, I found description here:

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