On Friday 14 May 2004, austin at slide-recordings.com (austin) wrote:
>My linux server has to date caused me no problems. We SSH into it to use it
>for the applications it is designed for and everything is wonderful. For
>some reason though, I cant get the linux box to communicate with the outside
>world. This isnt REALLY a problem but it bugs me slightly. The proxy server
>we work through is a win2000 box and obviouly doesnt linux. Basically... If
>i kick off the Xserver on my (windows) desktop machine and start up
>netscape, i get asked for authentication for the proxy. I sign in here using
>my system login and netscape tries to connect but cant. Anyone got any idea
>why this would be?
>(I'm using netscape because the application server is based on redhat 7.3
>and netscape is installed and ther is no point in me installing mozilla if
>it isnt going to work.)
AIUI the problem here is that a Windows proxy server doesn't use standard
proxy communication protocols. Bottom line is that a Windows proxy server only
works with Windows client software. Are you surprised?
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