Proxy by dhcpd that don't work ?

Alex Sharaz A.Sharaz at
Tue Feb 5 12:13:08 UTC 2008

Already doing that as well :-))

Just forgot to mention it 


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From: dhcp-users-bounce at [mailto:dhcp-users-bounce at] On
Behalf Of Simon Hobson
Sent: 05 February 2008 12:04
To: dhcp-users at
Subject: RE: Proxy by dhcpd that don't work ?

Alex Sharaz wrote:

>I'm having problems with this as well. Up till Friday I had
>option wpad-curl "\n";
>Which seemed  to work for 99.9% of IE clients and never worked for
>firefox/Mozilla clients.
>On Friday I changed the string termination to be \000 to see if we'd
>sort out the last .1% of users. Seems to have been a mistake cos our
>helpdesk had quite a few calls from users saying that their internet
>access had stopped.
>Going back to the \n version seems to have fixed things.

How about simply putting another file (or link) on the server at 
"" and setting the proxy option to 
"" ?

That way, if a client works properly it gets wpad.dat, if it's broken 
it gets wpad.da

Or have I missed something ?
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