Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




19 posts

Geek


Topic # 109428 19-Sep-2012 14:44 Send private message

Hi,

I have a problem with a site. They cannot connect to the proxy server. I changed the MTU value on one user PC still it didnt work. Can anyone please help me in resolving this problem.

Create new topic
16313 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1319

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 688201 19-Sep-2012 14:53 Send private message

What site?

Can you do a trace route to the site?




3000 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 187

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 688208 19-Sep-2012 15:03 Send private message

Lol what? We need far more details please. Network design, what site you are trying to connect to etc. are all important. Considering you require a proxy server I imagine this is realtively complex. I highly doubt the MTU will affect this.





BDFL
49618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4465

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 688225 19-Sep-2012 15:19 Send private message

kmenon1712: Hi,

I have a problem with a site. They cannot connect to the proxy server. I changed the MTU value on one user PC still it didnt work. Can anyone please help me in resolving this problem.


As said, a bit more information is needed. Are the server and proxy in the same network? If not, how are they linked? What ISP? Are you using correct DNS? 

Who are "they" in "They cannot connect to the proxy server"? A web site server or a customer site (as in office, location)?








19 posts

Geek


  Reply # 689548 21-Sep-2012 17:10 Send private message

Hi,

Sorry for not giving complete info.

The site is a small office. The proxy server is outside the site and is managed by a different team. Now for redundancy there are more than 1 proxy servers. The users on site can connect to one proxy server but cannot connect to the other two. Firewall on site is pix. But users on other site can connect to all three proxy servers.

BDFL
49618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4465

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 689558 21-Sep-2012 17:50 Send private message

It sounds to me that you need to talk to the other team managing the proxy to make sure a firewall is not blocking access from the "small office A". also make sure the people in "small office A" has the correct IP address for the proxy, and the correct configuration, including username and password for authentication.







19 posts

Geek


  Reply # 690292 23-Sep-2012 21:11 Send private message

Thanks Everyone! The site hosting the proxy doesnt block anything. Servers on the less user site can access the proxy server though users on that site cannot access the same proxy. Server on less user site is Windows 2003 and users PC is windows XP. Any way of troubleshooting is appreciated.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by joker97 on 19-Sep-2014 10:58 (375 replies)
Pages... 23 24 25


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by SaltyNZ on 18-Sep-2014 09:20 (126 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Spark DNS Issues - Amazing - Broadband Service Alert
Created by PeteS, last reply by Demeter on 15-Sep-2014 14:13 (307 replies)
Pages... 19 20 21


IOS8 - Network Load
Created by FireEngine, last reply by FireEngine on 19-Sep-2014 06:20 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


2014 Holden SS (V8) or Ford XR6-T (in-line 6 turbo)
Created by joker97, last reply by ilovemusic on 16-Sep-2014 14:34 (71 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Maybe some politicians should go back to school?
Created by jarledb, last reply by DarthKermit on 18-Sep-2014 18:27 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3


FS: Server time
Created by deathslocus, last reply by CamH on 17-Sep-2014 21:31 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


Warning: Rage Ahead - Campbell Live and childhood poverty
Created by kawaii, last reply by gzt on 15-Sep-2014 22:57 (231 replies)
Pages... 14 15 16



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.