Crystal Enterprise and Proxy Servers

It is not the intention at this stage in the book to investigate how Crystal Enterprise can be configured to work with proxy servers in any great detail. This is covered in some depth in the Administrator's guide that accompanies Crystal Enterprise. However, some sample Socks configurations will be shown and there will be a brief discussion as to how Crystal Enterprise would operate effectively with each configuration.

Socks settings for each of the Crystal Enterprise servers are defined using the Crystal Configuration Manager (through the Connection tab).

Socks—The WC and WCS

Figure 26.9 illustrates the operation of Socks between the WC and the WCS.

Figure 26.9. Socks configuration—WC to WCS.

Given this ...

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