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Re: [SLUG] Proxy blues





On Tuesday 05 June 2001 19:34, Rick Welykochy mumbled something about:
> Laurie Savage wrote:
> > I cannot get through the Dept of Education Proxy server with Lynx or
> > Konqueror. The general setting given a school's ID is
> >
> > http://pac.xxx.yyy.zzz.au/schools/schoolid-xyzetc.pac
>
> My guess: Konqueror (and Lynx) do not accept .pac files.
> If you can find out the proxy address and port, you can tell
> Konqueror about it, under Options | Config Browser | Proxy.


from a shell try typing the following :

telnet to pac.xxx.yyy.zzz.au 80
GET /schools/schoolid-xyzetc.pac

This should return the content of the pac file. look for the PROXY 
www.xxx.yyy.zzz:1234 DIRECT line and that is the proxy address and port number

Hope this helps

Paul

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