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I have this Astaro Security Gateway Version 7 which acts as a firewall and proxy... I need to access from all the office to a pc on my lan that has apache on it: 192.168.1.100 When I open it Astaro's proxy says:

Astaro Security Gateway Version 7 http://www.astaro.com An error occurred while handling your request

While trying to retrieve the URL: http://192.168.1.100/mysite Error message: Target service not allowed

I can circumvent the error configuring my browser's proxy exception but I have a lot of clients and no Active Directory so I'd like to plan this with attention. Changing the Astaro configuration would be the sweetest thing (so if anyone has hints... :) ) but I've also read about a .pec file to configure automatically browser settings and I've managed to prepare it correctly:

function FindProxyForURL(url, host)

{ // variable strings to return var proxy_yes = "PROXY 128.0.20.254:8080"; var proxy_no = "DIRECT"; if (shExpMatch(url, "http://128.0.0.37*")) { return proxy_no; } if (shExpMatch(url, "http://128.0.0.210*")) { return proxy_no; } if (shExpMatch(url, "http://128.0.0.94*")) { return proxy_no; } // Proxy if PC is on local LAN // if (isInNet(myIpAddress(), "192.168.1.0", "255.255.255.0")) // return "PROXY 192.168.1.1:8080"; else return "PROXY 128.0.20.254:8080"; }

And put it on a little webserver: works as a champ.

Do anyone has a nice idea to "spread" it fast? A double click - batch, a regedit file, anything that's not Active Directory related?

Thanks! :)

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No news on the astaro side but here's my solution:

There's a regkey:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\AutoConfigURL

which I've set with the patch to the webserver where I have the PEC file and exporting it now I can easily install my new rules on any client and control all of them modifying just my PEC file.

Have fun!

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