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Redirect user-chosen URLs to proxy server

Posted on 2007-11-28
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Hi,

I need to redirect a few URLs to our local proxy server as they can not be displayed without proxy server. Is there any way, where you can specify this in xp?
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by:pavaneeshkumar
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by:PeterVindriis
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Thanks,

But we haven't got an ISA server. We have to use a third party proxy server, where we have no access at all, in order to access to certain sites what we use on daily basis.
Basically there is a proxy pac file on that system but with IE7 option "Use automatic configuration script" does not work at all. So I need to have some form of a script which will redirect certain URLs to proxy server and others not.

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by:pavaneeshkumar
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it doesn't accept some time
immediatly the automatic configuration as do Firefox, MSIE needs
again to re setup his internet connection, so from MSIE setup:

tools-->internet options-->connections-->setup--> wizard new internet
connections (yes again)

It will rewrite the old configuration and so will work with Proxy.pac
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by:PeterVindriis
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No, unfortunatelly this doesn't solved it. For some wierd reason it does not take the pac file. I have tried to uninstall IE 7 but without any difference.
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by:pavaneeshkumar
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i check on my machine using IE7 it works.
post the path of pac file & content.
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by:pavaneeshkumar
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also confirm the proxy server in use.
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by:PeterVindriis
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i have four machines using this pac file and proxy server. Two of them are allright (they run old IE6) but remaining 2 with IE 7 are not working.
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pavaneeshkumar earned 500 total points
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i m posting sample pac file which i tested.
function FindProxyForURL(url, host) 
{ 
 if (shExpMatch(url, "http://mynet.com*")) {
          return "DIRECT";
        }
 
 if (shExpMatch(url, "172.16.*")) {
          return "DIRECT";
        } 
  return "PROXY myproxy:80";
}

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Thanks.
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