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Hi All,

I have created a GPO for proxy setting giving it the location to pull up a .PAC file as a proxy but it is not getting applied. I want it to be applied to a group of user which is already created and linked to another sub OU and different proxy is applied on that sub ou. I have created a new OU and linked that ou to the new GPO and edited the .PAC file location but it is not getting applied. When running the GPRESULT /R it is showing that the GPO is applied but when I am checking the proxy setting, it is not reflected there.

Please Suggest!
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Had a similar issue recently - check permissions on the shared folder that contains the file? It needs to have Read permission for the security group that the client computer belongs to.

Kit
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I have checked the permission. It has read permission.

I am attaching some of the images to make it more clear. Here PAC Proxy Test is my new OU which is linked with the new GPO proxy setting (Pac Proxy Test).


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Group Policy-applied-gpo-test1-.png   Group Policy-gpo-settings.png   Group Policy-ou-structure.png   Group Policy-proxy-setting.png
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Sorry if this is really obvious but does your PAC Proxy Test OU contain user objects or computers?
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For the site hostings the pac file did you configure the mime type?

http://marckean.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/setting-up-proxy-pac-files-in-iis7-for-proxy-use/

Also what version of ie are your clients using?
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Hi

Thank You for your response.
I don't want all my user to get this proxy setting , but only some who belongs to the group dedicated to this proxy setting.
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I understand but did you setup the site hosting the PAC file correctly? Also what very of IE are your clients running
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Yes PAC file is correctly hosted. We are using IE v11 on our clients.
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Is the synatax of your PAC file correct?
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I checked with the syntax of the .PAC file, it is correct.
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Try to uncheck the "automatic detect settings..."
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I tried with that too. but when I do so my internet connection gets lost and still proxy setting is not reflected in the setting.
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What OS are your clients?
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Mix environment 2003/2008/R2.
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Let try a test..

Do you have a workstation running Windows 7 but is running IE 8 - 10? If so I want to see if it is able to process the PAC file
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Thank You All!
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