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Re: [Openvpn-users] OpenVPN security question



Yes, visit a site that gives (proxy related) info about you.
Google for "proxy test" or similar.

Those sites will tell you, if you connect directly or thu proxy
Or whatever.

David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:openvpn-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of bart
> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 3:27 PM
> To: openvpn-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] OpenVPN security question
> 
> > Note it may be possible for your browser to use your 
> employer's proxy
> > server while connected to OpenVPN. One situation that comes 
> to mind is
> > WPAD on Windows and Internet Explorer, if your IE is configured to
> > automatically obtain connection information and your employer uses
> > WPAD, it's possible your browser will auto configure itself to use
> > their proxy. You can be guaranteed that won't happen if you use
> > Firefox.
> 
> 
> Ack, I felt like I was almost over the finish line until that bit :)
> 
> In IE (v6.0.2) when I go to Tools->Internet Options->LAN 
> Settings there is a
> checkmark next to "Automatically Detect Settings." I take 
> this to open the
> possibility that my employer has a record of my internet traffic.
> 
> Is there any way I can tell if the IE on my home PC has been 
> using the company
> proxy server while I have been connected with OpenVPN?
> 
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