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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Managing Connection and Proxy Settings

Internet connection settings and proxies can be two of the biggest problems for administrators. When you deploy new computers, you must configure the connection and proxy settings manually or rely on an image build of a machine that might not be up to date. When you make changes to the network, you might need to update the connection settings as well. Performing these procedures manually takes a lot of time that can be better spent performing other tasks. Fortunately, Group Policy provides a better way to manage connection and proxy settings, and the related techniques are examined in this section.

Managing Connection Settings Through Group Policy

Connection settings for dial-up, broadband, and virtual private ...

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