Configuring VPN Client to Work With a Proxy Server

VPN Client provides an option to submit authentication requests to the server either with or without a proxy server. If a proxy server is configured, then you might also be required to authenticate with the proxy server before sending the request to the authentication server.
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VPN Client provides an option to submit authentication requests to the server either with or without a proxy server. If a proxy server is configured, then you might also be required to authenticate with the proxy server before sending the request to the authentication server.
To enable and configure the proxy server in VPN Client:
  1. Click Start, Programs, Arcot Systems, and then Arcot VPN Client.
    The Arcot VPN Client application window opens.
  2. Select Proxy Settings from the Tools menu or use the keyboard combination of Ctrl+Alt+P.
    The Arcot VPN Client screen with the proxy server settings is displayed.
  3. You can select one of the following options in the VPN Client proxy server settings screen:
    1. Direct Connection (No proxy): Select this option if the VPN Client authentication request is not routed through a proxy server.
    2. Use System Settings (Internet Options): Select this option to allow VPN Client to detect and use the proxy settings configured in Internet Explorer.
      Depending on the option that you selected for the LAN Setting in Internet Explorer, you might be asked to provide the user name and password to authenticate with your proxy server. To specify the username and password, you need to select the Authentication Required option in the VPN Client proxy server settings screen and provide the user name and password in the Username and Password fields.
    3. Proxy Required: Select this option when the VPN Client authentication request is routed through a proxy server. Specify the proxy server Host and Port information in the respective fields.
    Selecting one of the following options enables the Authentication Required field on the VPN Client screen:
  4. Use System Settings (Internet Options)
    • Proxy Required
    If your proxy server requires user authentication, then you must check the Authentication Required field and provide the user name and password in the Username and Password fields.
  5. Click OK to save the proxy server settings.