Here are the steps on adding a ProxyServer url and Port using Group Policy Preference Registry settings.

Requirements: GPMC.MSC Editor

  • From User configuration / Preferences / Windows Settings / Registry
  • Right click on the Registry item and select Registry Item


 
 
  
  

  • From the New Registry Properties, set the Action to create if the value we are adding for your proxy does not exist.

NOTE: Adjust the Action option bases on your needs.

  • Set the Hive location and Key Path.

In our scenario, we are setting the following:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings ProxyServer entry

"ProxyServer"=http://proxy.contoso.com:9500


 

  • If applicable, from the Common tab, you can select what actions to take with this GPP Registry setting.  

 

  • Click Apply and OK to commit the changes.

Here is what it looks like, once it is configured:

That is all, once you have defined this GPO and your Domain replication is completed or use GPUPDATE /FORCE from the client to see if this setting have come down, you are done!

Considerations:

 

For references to GPO Location, use the online GPO Search Engine: http://gpsearch.azurewebsites.net

This blog has been provided to you by another one of our Support Engineers for Internet Explorer, Raza Abbas Rizvi.