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Microsoft® Forefront® Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Administrator’s Companion by Jim Harrison Yuri Diogenes and Mohit Saxena

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Chapter 15. Web Proxy Auto Discovery for TMG

  • WPAD as Protocol and Script 345

  • Configuring Automatic Discovery in the Network 364

  • Configuring Client Applications 374

  • Summary 385

Web Proxy Automatic Discovery (WPAD) is the mechanism through which a CERN proxy client can discover a Web proxy and request and use a script that helps the application behave according to the wishes of the network administrator. In this chapter you will learn how the WPAD protocol and the TMG script behave and the various configuration choices you can use to further enhance this functionality.

WPAD as Protocol and Script

Many people refer to the configuration script provided by ISA Server and TMG as the WPAD script, but this is actually incorrect. WPAD actually refers to the ...

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