Browser Settings

Web Proxy Settings

Proxy settings can dramatically improve performance your internet performance. They are optional settings that apply to dial-up accounts only. ADSL users should NOT use proxy settings.

The proxy settings for any browser are as follows:

  • Proxy Server Address: proxy.voice.net.au 
  • Proxy Server Port: 8080 

For details see instructions for Internet Explorer 5.5 and Netscape 6 below.

Entering Voice Proxy Server Settings in Internet Explorer 5.5

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. From the Tools menu, select Internet Options... to display the Internet Options window.


  3. Click on the Connections tab. Click to select Voice and then click on Settings.


  4. On the Voice Settings window, set the options as shown below:


    Clear the Automatically detect settings and Use automatic configuration script options.
    Select the Use a proxy server option, and enter proxy.voice.net.au in the Address field, and 8080 in the Port field.

  5. Click OK and then OK again.

Entering Voice Proxy Server Settings Netscape 6

  1. Open Netscape.
  2. From the Edit menu and choose Preferences.
  3. Under the Advanced category, click Proxies. (If no options are displayed in this category, click Advances to expand the list.)
  4. Select the Manual proxy configuration option and then enter the proxy settings as shown below:

    Enter proxy.voice.net.au in the Proxy field and and 8080 in the Port field for each of the following:
         - FTP Proxy
         - HTTP Proxy 
         - SSL Proxyy\
  5. (Optional) In the "No Proxy for:" field, type the names of any domains that you can connect to directly, bypassing the proxy. For example, if you type "netscape.com", then the proxy is bypassed each time you view a web page from netscape.com.
  6. Click OK to save the proxy settings.




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