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Re: Proxy

From: Nathaniel McCallum <>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 07:53:20 -0400

On Aug 6, 2010, at 7:45 AM, Jeff Pohlmeyer <> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 5:57 AM, Dlpnet wrote:
>> I would like to be able to use a Proxy and I couldn't find the
>> initials steps to work on this. I m working on Windows with VC9.
>> But is it possible to automatically detect the proxy and use it
>> accordling : in general the client doesn t even know there is a proxy
>> ?
> You application should be able to get Internet Explorer's
> proxy configuration from the registry. Check under:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
> \Internet Settings

Unfortunately, just reading settings from the registry will give you
an half broken proxy implementation. Things like ignore lists, PAC and
WPAD all have to be interpreted/evaluated from those settings. Just
use libproxy, your life will be much easier.

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Received on 2010-08-06