XP2 update bypasses proxy setting
From: John Gelavis (admin_at_TNET.COM.AU)
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 11:22:42 +0800 To: NTBUGTRAQ@LISTSERV.NTBUGTRAQ.COM
Have been lurking for a considerable time but find this list very
useful. This is my first post so go easy.
We have some clients who use a satellite downlink and a dialup uplink.
Internet Explorer is set to use the local host as the proxy and with
some software (Tellique) automagically uses the satellite for incoming
data. Tellique gets an IP address for the satellite link dynamically.
For some reason, and this is the first time it has happened that I know
of, Windows Update bypasses the proxy settings and downloads the XP SP2
update via the dialup link. Does anyone have an explanation or hopefully
Dial Up and Broadband Internet Service Provider
Phone: 08 92218200
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