Configure Proxy Settings for Internet Explorer

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012

To ensure that your user can access appropriate internal and external network resources by using this connection profile, you can specify a proxy configuration file that determines how the client finds and uses proxy servers.

Setting Description

Do not configure proxy settings

Specifies that the proxy settings on the client computer are not changed after connecting by using this connection profile.

Automatically configure proxy settings

Specifies that the proxy settings referenced in Proxy settings file are applied to the computer after the connection is successfully completed.

Proxy settings file

Specifies the file that contains the proxy configuration that is applied to the client computer.

Restore the users' previous proxy settings after disconnecting

If selected, the user's original settings are saved before the proxy settings file is applied. The settings are restored when the connection to the remote network is ended.

For more information about creating a proxy settings file, see on the Microsoft Web site.