troubleshooting Question

Proxy Pac - Internet Setttings GPO

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Web BrowsersWindows Server 2003Active Directory
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Currently have a Barraucda web filter with our remote sites' internet traffic being directed through the User Config/Windows Settings/Internet Explorer Maintenance/Connection/Proxy Settings GPO.

I am finding that when the laptops with the Proxy policy applied travel outside of the network, that they are unable to get on the internet without having the IT dept uncheck those settings for them. This is becoming a huge headache for the support techs and I would like to look at using a PAC file instead deployed through GPO.

Not exactly sure where to start with the PAC file though and how it should be pointed in the GPO. Don't need anything real fancy just a simple one will do. I found this example and was wondering if this would do the trick:

function FindProxyForURL(url, host)
{ if (isPlainHostName(host))
return "DIRECT";
return "ip address of proxy:port";

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