How to Configure the Internet Proxy Settings for the Essentials Management Server
Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010
Use the following procedure to configure the Internet proxy settings for the Essentials 2010 management server. You must configure these settings if features of Essentials 2010 are enabled that require the Essentials management server to communicate over the Internet.
To configure the Internet proxy settings for an Essentials management server
In the Essentials 2010 console, click the Administration button.
In the Administration pane, click Settings.
In the Settings pane, expand Update Management and double-click Proxy Server.
In the Update Management Setting - Proxy Server dialog box, select Yes and do the following:
Select http:// or https:// from the drop-down list, and type the name of the Internet proxy server in the Address text box.
Type the Port number, and then click OK.