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Re: RES: Before Firewall
Chris Taylor wrote:
> Each application needs to be made aware of the proxy. At present, I
> believe I am correct in saying that *nix lacks a centralised method of
> configuring the system for a proxy (squid in transparent mode with an
You can actually try setting the environment variable "http_proxy"
(lower case) which should be recognised by many apps. However, if his
proxy requires NTLM authentication then that is a capability that few
programs will have. It's a proprietary and undocumented protocol, and
is only supported via reverse engineering.
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