HOW TO CONFIGURE PROXY SETTINGS IN INTERNET EXPLORER BROWSER
In this article we are going to learn How to configure proxy settings in internet explorer browser. Internet Explorer is a product of Microsoft and one of the most popular Internet Browsing application like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Today almost every corporate offices using Proxy services to filter out unwanted websites to be safe from virus and other hacking issues and only allows those websites which are usable for users or related to his work. So if you are working on a proxy based internet environment then you have to enter the required Proxy address and Port number on your browser to access the internet. Here in this discussion I will show you How to do so in Internet Explorer browser. So let’s get started.
Follow the below steps to configure proxy settings in internet explorer browser
It’s quiet simple to configure proxy settings in internet explorer. You have to follow 4 simple steps to do so.
Open the internet explorer browser. On Menu Bar click on Tools and then click on Internet Options. Refer the snapshot below.
After above step you will get the below window in front of your. Here go to Connections Tab then click on LAN Settings button.
There are two ways by which we can configure Proxy settings in internet explorer browser but Both are depend on the type of proxy server using your Organisation.
1. Automatic configuration Script : In this type of proxy settings you have to mention the path of Script file from where the Browser will get the Proxy Server and Port details. eg : http://www.elinuxbook.com/data/proxy.pac
2. You have to mention Proxy Address and Port : In this type of proxy settings you have to directly mention your Proxy Server Name/ IP Address and Port number. eg : Address – local.proxy.com , Port – 8080
Here below I have shown both type of Proxy Settings configuration. Refer the snapshots below.
Automatic configuration Script :
To mention the proxy script path Tick on Use automatic configuration script option and enter the Path on Address filed. Then click on Ok.
You have to mention Proxy Address and Port :
To configure this type of proxy Tick on Use proxy server for your LAN. Then enter the Proxy Address and Port details on respective filed.
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