Group Policy To Set Browser Proxy Settings


  • Hello,

    I have a Windows 2008 domain and am trying to set a GP to apply proxy settings to the browser when a domain user logs on. For some reason nothing seems to be happening. The users would log on via Windows 7 Pro workstation or via a thin client that connects to a Windows 2008 server running remote desktop services - neither way is working. From what I understand the group policy should apply to any windows machine that the domain user signs onto.

    What I have now - in AD - is an organizational unit (TermServerUsers) and in the OU I have users. then I have a Group Policy Object linked to that OU


    The GPO looks like this:

    What am I missing. I think when a domain user signs on it should change the IE settings to point to the proxy, and I should see that in the IE settings - but it's not happening.


    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:25 AM


  • What browser version, if your using anything over IE9 internet explorer maintenance doesnt work you need to set the proxy via a group Policy preference. Or via the registry
    • Proposed as answer by DonPick Wednesday, June 24, 2015 8:48 AM
    • Marked as answer by Elaine JingModerator Tuesday, June 30, 2015 2:37 AM
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 7:27 AM
  • yes, agreed with Alex,if your IE version is more than 9 , then here is the right blog to get you a solution.

    In another way, you can achieve this by installing RSAT even on a domain machine to configure via gpmc.msc

    Regards, Prabhu

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:08 AM

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