How to Set Up Connection - Step A. Set Your Browser to Use the Proxy Service
Netscape (Windows)

  1. Select "Preferences" from the "Edit" menu of the browser toolbar. netscape in windows screenshot - showing how to select preferences from the Edit menu
  2. Expand the category labeled "Advanced" by clicking on the arrow ( netscape in windows screenshot - showing how to expand the category labeled advanced ) or plus ( + ) sign to the left of "Advanced". netscape in windows screenshot - showing the expanded advanced category
  3. Click once on the label "Proxies" to select the "Proxies Pane". netscape in windows screenshot - showing clicking on the Proxies label to select the Proxies pane
  4. Click on the radio button labeled "Automatic Proxy Configuration URL". netscape in windows screenshot - showing clicking the radio button to select Automatic Proxy Configuration URL
  5. Enter the following URL into the field labeled "Automatic Proxy Configuration URL":
      http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/proxy/pacserve

    WARNING: Avoid common mistakes.

    • When using Copy and Paste to enter the URL, be sure there is NO space in front of the http://
    • Do not omit the http:// in the URL. It is necessary.
    netscape in windows screenshot - showing a complete URL entered into the appropriate field
  6. Click the button labeled "Reload". netscape in windows screenshot - showing clicking the button Reload
  7. Click the button labeled "OK". netscape in windows screenshot - showing clicking the OK button

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