What Version of MS Internet Explorer are you using? IE 3.02,
besides patching the security holes, also added some additional
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aka leonard @
GEMINI COMPUTERS INC.
On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Haggard, Bob wrote:
> So has anyone had trouble with MS proxy authenticating for ftp from MS
> Internet Explorer?
> The proxy works great with Netscape which prompts for a user name and
> password but with MSIE
> it just gives error:access denied.
> I've been unable to find any configuration parameter in MSIE that will
> cause the name and password
> dialog box to presented to the user. If anyone has had a similar
> problem and/or a fix please let me
> know. This is real frustrating.
> Carl R. (Bob) Haggard
> Lucent Technologies
> Network Consulting Group
> bhaggard @
> >From: Chris Pugrud[SMTP:ChrisP @
> >Sent: Friday, April 18, 1997 9:44 AM
> >To: 'patrick cain'; Firewalls Mailing list
> >Subject: RE: MS Proxy server capabilities
> >Because of these factors I have recommended that people use a
> >transparent firewall such as Firewall-1 on the outside of the MS Proxy
> >server. You get the user-id logging and caching of MS Proxy, and the
> >security of Firewall-1. This isn't the best solution, but it certainly
> >works well.
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: patrick cain [SMTP:patrick @
> >>Sent: Friday, April 18, 1997 5:46 AM
> >>To: Firewalls Mailing list
> >>Cc: merlin @
> >>Subject: RV: MS Proxy server capabilities
> >>My understanding is that MS Proxy is not capable of
> >>being a downstream proxy (ie. it has to be a root
> >>proxy, you can't point it at another proxy). MS
> >>have been saying that their next release will
> >>support this but we've been unable to find when
> >>that's due.
> >>It's a problem for us as we want the auto NT user
> >>database authentication that it supports but
> >>don't want to have a NT server running MS Proxy
> >>sitting between internal and internet networks.
> >>Harvest/Netscape/Squid proxies don't support the
> >>NT user base but Netscape and Harvest support user
> >>authentication via a separate database.
> >>Alvaro Redondo <merlin @
> >>> Just tell MS Proxy to use the firewall as a cascaded proxy.
> >>Patrick Cain, +64 4 801-3321