We have an environment with Server 2008R2 and have decomed the old proxy server.
On this we used proxy pac files. We currently have implemented a forefront TMG/UAG solution. the WPAD and Pac scripts seem to give no end of issues.
I wonder is there a way I can get the users systems to operate without this? just route all to the web server directly rather then use these scripts?
the only other consideration is we do use Direct Access connection for machines off site (Road warriors) . they usually have split tunnelling enabled when connecting previously via vpn sessions so not to use our internal proxy services.
I always thought systems could be set to automatically discover and be forced to the proxy\web server gateway. it seems we need all these rules to go here or there in the script files. when its pretty straight forward. These scripts have issues with multiple browsers and some sites with www root zones rather then A records where there are good delays.
I am not confidant of a managed approach with the contractors as it seems to be try this and that until this works and that breaks.
any advice welcome. I will be seeking another external service providers assistance with this soon as its been going on for far too long. but hope to find some kind of advice to lead me into the right direction.
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