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Set Proxy Options via Group Policy - Firefox, Chrome and Safari

Hi All,

I need to be able to manage the proxy settings for all browsers via group policy.

I have got it working perfectly for Internet Explorer but also need to be able to manage Firefox, Chrome & Safari.

Can anyone point me in the right direction.

Thanks
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essexboy80
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nealerocksCommented:
You need to download group policy templates for each product that you can import and then configure.
Do a search for ADM files for each product and then add them as a template into group policy.
Try here for starters:

http://firefoxadm.sourceforge.net/

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essexboy80Author Commented:
HI,

I have downloaded the firefox adm files and configured them with proxy settings, but it doent apply to any machines.

Any ideas?
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essexboy80Author Commented:
Hi,

Has anyone actually managed to get the proxy settings successfully deployed via GP for Firefox?

I have spent hours trying but have had no luck.

THanks
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nealerocksCommented:
I have got Firefox proxy settings working in GP before.
Tell me about the policy first.
Have you placed all the users into a OU and then applied the policy to it?
Did you find a suitable .adm file or do you need a better one?
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essexboy80Author Commented:
Hi,

Yeah all users in an OU and IE Policy Working Fine.

Got FireFox.adm but nothing
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nealerocksCommented:
which settings have you configured in the policy?
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essexboy80Author Commented:
Group Policy -> User Config -> Admin Templates -> Firefox

Enabled Proxy Settings and input the link for our auto config file
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nealerocksCommented:
what is your auto config file?
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essexboy80Author Commented:
what do you mean what?
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nealerocksCommented:
Are you familiar with Resultant Set of Policy?
You can run this MC tool to confirm that policies are being applied.
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essexboy80Author Commented:
you mean to test the gp? if so yes, but it just isnt being applied
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ManicDCommented:
Please download MS Group Policy Management console

http://www.microsoft.com/DOWNLOADS/details.aspx?FamilyID=0a6d4c24-8cbd-4b35-9272-dd3cbfc81887&displaylang=en

Take a screenshot of the OU showing the linked GPO's and the applied Groups and paste it on here


Ash
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essexboy80Author Commented:
I resolved this, I had to create a registry edit and config file copy at time of login to get this working.

this was the article i found to help me : http://ilias.ca/blog/2005/03/locking-mozilla-firefox-settings/
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TechNovice-75Commented:
I don’t understand what he meant when he said "I had to create a registry edit and config file copy at time of login". I see the information from the link that he posted, but how do you use group policy to apply the files and configuration to all the client computers at the same time. The information from the link looks like it has to be applied to every computer separately.
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