Bypass Proxy Server For Local Addresses
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F Bypassing a Proxy Server
Users who are granted Administrator access privileges should not connect to the Mobile Server through a proxy server. The Mobile Server will not be able to see the IP addresses of their client machines and, therefore, will not be able to provide them with Administrator-level access.
Administrators who usually connect to the network through a proxy server must bypass the proxy server before connecting to the Mobile Server.
To configure the client machine to bypass a proxy server, perform the following steps.
Double-click the Internet Explorer icon on your desktop and select Internet Options from the Tools menu. The browser displays the Internet Options dialog box.
Click the Connections tab.
Figure F-1 displays the Connection tab.
Figure F-1 Connection Tab – Internet Explorer
Click LAN Settings. Internet Explorer displays the Local Area (LAN) Network Settings dialog.
Figure F-2 displays the Local Area (LAN) Network Settings dialog.
Figure F-2 Local Area Network Settings Dialog
Select the Bypass Proxy Server for Local Addresses check box.
Click Advanced. The Proxy Settings dialog appears.
Figure F-3 displays the Proxy Settings dialog.
Figure F-3 Proxy Settings Dialog
In the Exceptions section, in the field under Do not use proxy server for addresses beginning with:, enter the IP addresses of client machines for user accounts that have Administrator access.
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3 Ways to Bypass Proxy Server for Local Addresses in …
In our earlier article, we have explained how to setup proxy server to bypass your local network settings. However, in some cases you need to have dual network at the same time. For example, you may want to access Facebook over proxy but use intranet websites using your school / company’s network. Windows has a simple option to bypass proxy for local addresses. In this article, we will explain how to setup that.
How to Bypass Proxy Server for Local Addresses in Windows 10?
There are multiple ways you can bypass or exempt website addresses from using proxy. Remember that Windows will exclude the local website addresses like intranet or localhost from proxy when you enable the corresponding check box. However it will not work depending on the URL format. Therefore, we recommend you to add the local addresses in the exception list for correct usage.
1. Using Internet Options
Press “Win + E” shortcut keys to open File “control panel” in the address bar and press enter key to open Control Panel the “View by” option to “Category” to view the details.
Control Panel Category View
Click on “Network and Internet”
option and then click on “Internet Options”.
Open Internet Options from Control Panel
Alternatively, you can use Windows
Search box to search “internet options” and open the Internet Properties dialog
LAN Settings in Windows 10
Go to “Connections” tab and click on “LAN settings” button. This will open “Local Area Network (LAN) Settings” pop-up. Enable “Use a proxy server for your LAN” check box to enter the IP address and port of your proxy server.
Setup Proxy Server in Windows 10
Now that you have setup a proxy
server and all network from your computer will go through the proxy. For
providing exception or bypassing your local intranet website addresses, enable
“Bypass proxy server for local addresses” check box and click on “Advanced”
Provide Exceptions in Proxy
“Exceptions” box, type all the website addresses you do not want to use proxy.
Use semicolon to separate each address you want to exclude. Click “OK” to apply
2. Using Settings App
Press “Win + I keys to open the Windows Settings app and go to “Network & Internet” section. Go to “Proxy” section and enable “Use a proxy server” option under “Manual proxy setup” section.
Manual Proxy Server Setup
After typing the IP/port, you can
type the addresses in the text box to exclude them from proxy the checkbox “Don’t use the
proxy server for local (intranet) addresses” “Save” button to save your
3. Use Firefox Network Settings
All the browsers like Chrome, Edge and IE use the computer’s network settings for proxy. However, Firefox has standalone browser settings that allow you to add proxy and exceptions within the browser. Remember, this method is effective only within Firefox browser and your computer’s network will still follow the default settings from Internet Options.
If you do not have Firefox, install
from the official to “about:preferences” page,
scroll down to “Network Settings” and click on the “Settings…” button.
Firefox Network Settings
This will open “Connection Settings”
pop-up within either manual or automatic
proxy configuration option.
Setup Proxy in Mozilla Firefox
Type the exception for local and
other website addresses under “No proxy for” text “OK” to save your changes.
proxies are helpful, ensure to use reliable servers to avoid security problems.
Follow one of the above methods to exclude local and internet websites from
using proxy server. This will help you to use dual networks at the same time
for accessing different websites.
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This article helps you resolve the problem that occurs when you connect to a Web server using the Internet Protocol (IP) address or Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) on the local network.
Applies to: Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise N, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional N, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter N, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate N, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Internet Explorer
Original KB number: 262981
When you connect to a Web server using the Internet Protocol (IP) address or Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) on the local network, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Windows Internet Explorer connects through an assigned proxy server even if the Bypass proxy server for local addresses option is turned on.
However, if you connect to a Web server using the host name (for example, webserver) instead of the IP address (for example, ) or FQDN (for example, ), the proxy server is bypassed and Internet Explorer connects directly to the server.
By default, only host names are checked when the Bypass proxy server for local addresses option is turned on.
To bypass a range of IP addresses or a specific domain name, specify the addresses in the proxy exception list:
In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, select Internet Options.
On the Connections tab, select LAN Settings.
Select Advanced, and type the appropriate information in the Exceptions area.
This behavior is by design.
Frequently Asked Questions about bypass proxy server for local addresses
What does Do not use proxy server for local intranet addresses?
Using Settings App After typing the IP/port, you can type the addresses in the text box to exclude them from proxy access. Enable the checkbox “Don’t use the proxy server for local (intranet) addresses” option. Click “Save” button to save your changes.Sep 10, 2019
How do I bypass an IP proxy?
To bypass a range of IP addresses or a specific domain name, specify the addresses in the proxy exception list:In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, select Internet Options.On the Connections tab, select LAN Settings.Select Advanced, and type the appropriate information in the Exceptions area.Jan 21, 2021
How do I bypass localhost?
Under Proxy server, select the Use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections) check box. Specify the address and port number that match your network, and then select the Bypass proxy server for local addresses check box. Click OK, click OK, and then click OK again.Oct 22, 2014