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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 ...
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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 - - ...
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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 ...
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Automatic Proxy Configuration Script - Lab Setup Process

I have a requirement to set a test machine which utilises automatic proxy configuration using a WPAD.DAT file. This is to replicate a customer environment (that we can't use for testing) so we may ...
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“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 ...
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How do you configure Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) when you have no proxy?

Windows (going back to at least IE6) by default has WPAD turned on (Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings > Automatically Detect Settings). When you don't have a proxy or WPAD server, ...
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Future for Web Proxy Auto-Discovery IETF Draft Specification?

What future can we expect for the Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Internet-Draft specification by the IETF? I see a page on the MS MSDN website that describes MS current WinHTTP AutoProxy Support that ...
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configuring wpad give me 0x8007054B error

I've Domain Controller and TMG server(2010 standard edition)... The both is windows 2008 server. my problem is when I'm going to configure "Web proxy auto discovery" display error 0x8007054B 1- ...
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Using iptables to block IP's that have requested a specific HTTP resource

I am currently being flooded by requests to /wpad.dat - in a manner that makes it seem to be an attack. Now, what I would like to do is to trigger iptables for every IP that requests /wpad.dat and ...
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Being flooded by wpad.dat

So, my apache server was slow, and I looked in the log files. Turned out they had grown to 12GB of accesses from tons and tons of different hosts trying to access /wpad.dat on one of my Vhosts. Now, ...
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How to override the network DHCP Server settings to be specific to my own .conf file?

Basically, I have want to test out WPAD(Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol ) , PAC. But I would like to do it without touching the Network DHCP server. So, can you suggest a way in which I can achieve ...
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Getting trouble explicit proxy

I'm using google geocoder in my PHP application. It's working fine, but the issue is: Recently network changes were done in office. Now we are using explicit proxy (wpad.dat) in place of transparent ...
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Is there a cross-browser way to check for IPv6-only hosts from within wpad.dat?

I'm starting to roll out IPv6 across our network and I would like a way to tell from within wpad.dat if a given host/url is IPv6-only (like ipv6.google.com). The reason that I ask is because our ...
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enterprise alternatives to WPAD proxy configuration?

We have 40+ sites in 20+ countries. We use egress filtering and force most users through proxy servers via WPAD. WPAD is great and works 99.9% for us. However, we have had a few cases where WPAD ...
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Internet Explorer isn't auto-discovering http://wpad/wpad.dat auto-config

I am being driven to frustration by this problem. I have set up a file called wpad.dat (essentially, a proxy.pac file renamed) and put it on an internal web site. I've set up DNS entries so host name ...
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proxy script does not work when two networking cards are connected. How to fix this?

I have deployed a wpad.dat. Works like a charm except for some users that are connected to two networks at the same time (ethernet and another networkadapter that emulates an analog modem for fax). I ...
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shExpMatch and Internet Explorer 6 in a proxy.pac

I'm trying to setup a proxy.pac file that may be used for IE6 clients. This is basically it: function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { if (shExpMatch(host, "*example.com*")) return "DIRECT"; ...