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Configure Windows proxy settings

This describes setting an http proxy for a server (i.e. not a mobile client machine).

Using a command prompt with administator privileges:

netsh winhttp set proxy "<local>"





proxy help

> netsh winhttp set proxy help

Usage:  set proxy [proxy-server=]<server name> [bypass-list=]<hosts list>


  Tag              Value
  proxy-server  -  proxy server for use for http and/or https protocol
  bypass-list   -  a list of sites that should be visited bypassing the
                   proxy (use "<local>" to bypass all short name hosts)


  set proxy myproxy
  set proxy myproxy:80 "<local>;bar"
  set proxy proxy-server="http=myproxy;https=sproxy:88" bypass-list="*"

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