Connection via proxy

Mervin McDougall mcd_advisory at
Wed Jan 19 14:57:31 PST 2005

Can you identify some other tests as well I could
possible run other than pinging as I am going to have
to reboot on each occurence to try see if freebsd can
see that server and connect to it

--- Hexren <me at> wrote:

> MM> I recently had internet service enabled in my
> dorm and
> MM> was given instructions on how to configure my
> web
> MM> browser  to connect via the internet via a proxy
> MM> server for Windows XP. I was able to
> successfully set
> MM> up the internet connection for a the Windows
> side of
> MM> my dual boot Windows XP/FREEBSD laptop.
> MM> Unfortunately I haven't been as successful on
> the
> MM> FreeBSD  side of my laptop. I have tried setting
> MM> mozilla to make use of the same proxy settings
> as I
> MM> used for IE on my windows XP but I am repeatedly
> told
> MM> that mozilla can not find the proxy server. 
> MM> I am not sure if there is anything else that
> needs to
> MM> be configured to allow me to connect to the
> intenet
> MM> via this proxy server in FreeBSD. Can anyone
> give a
> MM> hand. I am currently running FreeBSD 5.3
> ---------------------------------------------
> You can ping the Proxy from the Notebook ?
> Hexren

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