Daily Archives: October 14, 2016

The Artica proxy.pac/WPAD service

The Proxy.pac/WPAD service is a feature designed to provide Browsers Auto-configuration script through the network. Artica provides extra features that allow you to build rules according to the IP address of the client or the User-Agent browser. For example: You are able to send a different proxy.pac configuration if clients […]


Display proxy.pac statistics

By default, statistics are disabled for performance motivations. Enable statistics allows you to see which computer retrieve the pac file according your rules. On the main rules, click on “Parameters” button. Turn on the Statistics option Click on Apply button Return back to the “Your Proxy” section. Click on Statistics […]

Turn on the Proxy.pac WPAD service

Go to Your Proxy section. Under “Control” area, click on the link “Proxy.pac/WPAD service” grey link Click on the “Proxy.pac Auto-configuration wizard” button. The first step is to define the network domain, this an optional information.   Next, specify your network, this will help the wizard to build “White list” […]



Create a catch-all for WPAD

The computer “wpad” is a reserved host-name to automatically provide proxy settings to all browsers. The Artica DNS service is able to catch all “wpad*” DNS requests in order to answer them according rules by network. On the DNS section/Control, click on WPAD rules grey link. Enable the feature by […]