IE can't connect to WPAD on DNS

Posted on 2013-10-01
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Last Modified: 2013-10-02

I am trying to configure WPAD for the company network.

We currently have a server setup to host a proxy.pac file.  All computers IE is configured to go to a pac file at this location:


The above works fine.

I now want to move over to WPAD and use the "Automatically detect settings" option in IE.  However, when I select this internet access fails.

I've added a Host name in DNS for "WPAD" to point to the IP address of the server hosting the pac file

Any ideas what I am missing?

Thanks in advance
Question by:Wolf
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Sajid Shaik M earned 2000 total points
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wpad is the entry which will add in DHCP ... from where all the DHCP clients will get the Proxy script. to connect the proxy server.

check the steps by stec config... follows


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