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    Quickly Switch Between Home and Work Settings with Quick Config

    Link: Quick Config - change quickly various settings of your computer

    The application is offered as an MSI and in a portable format. The most interesting part, for me at least, is allowing for the easy change of proxy settings so that our staff laptops can switch between home/school use without having to go through:

    Control Panel/Internet Options/Connections/Lan settings








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    Any recommendations for a similar utility for a MAC?

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    For Mac's, you could use either the built-in network location feature in OS X or one of the following free apps: Control Plane and AirPort Location.
    Last edited by Arthur; 14th November 2011 at 09:31 PM.

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    We use an auto proxy configuration script (proxy.pac). You point the browser (or setup dns/dhcp entries) to the web hosted proxy.pac file and if it exists, it uses it, otherwise it uses no proxy. If you put the work in you can have a zero touch client config while still having the right proxy used wherever you are.

    Works on Windows, Macs. Won't automate on iOS (but you can still use the proxy.pac)

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    I use PAC files in my schools, too. However I personally use a similar tool called Proxy Switcher for a number of reasons. Not as many options, but it autoswitches.

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