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Re: [opensuse] Re: apache log full of wpad.dat
* Linda Walsh <suse@xxxxxxxxx> [01-21-14 13:21]:
Patrick Shanahan wrote:

192.168.1.1 - - [17/Jan/2014:17:15:59 -0500] "GET /wpad.dat HTTP/1.1" 200
796 "-" "Windows-Update-Agent/7.9.9600.16422 Client-Protocol/1.20"
the local net and their firefox configs have
proxy set to manual and the operating systems the wpad lookup service is
disabled.

Still I get 100's of entries, wpad.dat, per hour :^(
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It's not firefox, but windows-update that is doing the probing.

yes, I have "no proxy" set on the windows machines

Do you have your system's network proxy settings on the
windows clients set to 'manual'?

Direct access (no proxy server).

(Might also set the settings in IE to manual to be safe).

also :^)

I have set in hosts on both machines: 0.0.0.0 wpdat
which stops the log entries. When I remove the setting from hosts, I get
the log entries again.

Both machines are set the same. I agree the web browsers are not the
problem.

windoz bewilders me, it's soooo logical :^(

tks,
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