Proxy Script Setup (for off-campus machines using MTS DSL)

Note: This document is for connecting to some University of Manitoba services from off-campus machines running through a high-speed internet connection. This document uses MTS as an example

When accessing certain University of Manitoba applications (such as Aurora INB or AntiVirus) from home using internet providers such as MTS or Shaw high speed, you will need to go through a security interface called a proxy server using a proxy script. Once the proxy script is set up on your browser, it will allow you to interface with the University of Manitoba proxy server. Setting up this proxy script will not interfere with your regular internet browsing.

  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox

    Internet Explorer Setup
  • Open up Internet Explorer browser.
  • Click Tools and select Internet Options from drop-down list
  • Click the Connections tab
  • Click Settings
  • Check Use automatic configuration script box
  • Enter in the Address box
  • Make sure all other boxes are unchecked
  • Enter your MTS dial-up username in the User name box
  • Enter your MTS dial-up password in the Password box
  • Click OK
  • Click LAN Settings
  • Uncheck all boxes
  • Click OK

  • Firefox Setup
  • Open up Firefox browser
  • Click Tools and select Options from the drop-down list
  • Click Connection Settings
  • Check Automatic proxy configuration URL radio button
  • Enter into the box
  • Press OK


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