WPAD (Web Proxy Autodiscovery) is internet protocol that allows WPAD enabled client to locate and connect to proxy services in order delivery contents quickly to user.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
134 views

Apache access.log filled with GET requests for wpad.dat [closed]

I'm running a small web-server on a Raspberry Pi Model B+ system running Rasbian from the NOOBS install image. I have apache2 running and a DDNS service providing a URL (from duckdns.org). I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

GET /wpad.dat entries flooding my access_log

I have a small LAN of some 30 users in it with proxy auto configuration enabled and working. Two of them are requesting wpad.dat file too rapidly at a pace of 30 times per second. 10.1.14.246 - - ...
0
votes
0answers
491 views

Testing WPAD file locally with Internet Explorer 11

I am in the process of making our WPAD script ipv6 ready. I downloaded our current (working) WPAD script and configured the following options in Internet Options -> Connections -> LAN settings ...
3
votes
1answer
721 views

“Automatically Detect Setting” vs “Use Automatic Config Script”

I would like to know, in Internet Explorer, the difference between "Automatically Detect Setting" and "Use Automatic Config Script". I think I know that "Automatically Detect Setting" makes the ...
2
votes
1answer
228 views

prevent domain controller using wpad for windows update

We have a 2012 domain controller in an environment where we are running a web proxy auto discovery (WPAD) setup for client devices, and that proxy server requires authentication. However windows ...