Create an Authentication Key
Before you configure client browsers, you must have created an Authentication Key in the Barracuda Web Security Service for your site’s Internet-facing (external) IP address. If you haven't already done so, see Step 1: Setting up your Barracuda Web Security Service Account for instructions.
There are multiple methods for configuring client browsers:
- Use a proxy auto-config (PAC) file to instruct your client browsers to point to the Barracuda Web Security Service or to the Barracuda Web Security Gateway when they are on the network.
- Push PAC files out in Microsoft Internet Explorer by using a Group Policy (GPO). Also, you can configure Internet Explorer or Firefox to use a PAC file.
- Create a login script (WinNT4) to set users’ proxy settings. You may already have a preferred method for distributing changes to users.
In most cases, you can configure the proxy using your preferred method by following the instructions below: