Wednesday, September 25, 2013

How to Force Proxy Settings Via Group Policy

This article describes how to force proxy settings via Group Policy.
  • Click StartAll programs – Administrative Tools – Group Policy Management.
  • Create or Edit Group Policy Objects.
  • Expand User configurationPoliciesWindows SettingsInternet Explorer MaintenanceConnection.
  • In right Pane Proxy Settings


For some security reasons maybe administrator need to prevent end users from change their proxy settings.
You can do it with group policy follow this steps:
  • Click StartAll programs – Administrative Tools – Group Policy Management.
  • Create or Edit Group Policy Objects.
  • Expand Computer Configuration – Administrative Templates – Windows Components - Internet Explorer – Internet Control Panel
  • In right Pane Disable the Connections page (Enabled) 
  Locking connection settings for Internet Explorer


2.1. In Group Policy Object Editor open a corresponding GPO for a domain, website or organizational unit;
2.2. Expand in the left part of the window: User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer;
2.3. Select Internet Control Panel in Internet Explorer;
2.4. Double-click Disable changing proxy settings n the right part of the window;
2.5. Set the value Enabled and click OK.


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