[Server-devel] Proxy auto-configuration (was: Re: Transparent proxy)

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 08:35:17 EST 2009

2009/11/28 Sascha Silbe <sascha-ml-ui-sugar-olpc-devel at silbe.org>:
> On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 10:11:44AM +0100, Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> A while ago Pia Waugh figured out how to serve the
>> proxy config via DHCP and to make the XOs obey it (you'll have to
>> google for it as I don't have a link, when you find it... maybe add it
>> to the techiques page?)
> Please share the link when you find it. I couldn't find anything by Pia
> Waugh on that topic.
> While I found some technique called WAPD [1-3] tcpdump shows no trace of it
> being used by Iceweasel on Linux.

IIRC, Pia had found that if she got dhcpd to serve the PAC file URL
(in WPAD-style), then the browser on the XO would DTRT. Now, I cannot
recall if she was using Browse.xo or one of the Firefox-on-Sugar


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