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Topic # 146989 5-Jun-2014 09:35
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Hi all, some one here must have had this issues before!

I have a school that is having issues with Apple Mac gear connecting to PFsense box running proxy.

PFsense needs a log in (each student has a log in).

The Mac's and having massive issues with the PFsense box and you can log in after that you will get a long lag time (compared to windows pc's) and may be a error.

Any thing would be of a lot of help.




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  Reply # 1059589 5-Jun-2014 09:55
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What version of Mac OS are the client machines running. I haven't used a proxy in about 5 years with a Mac as I am now using A Sonicwall for my content filtering.

Also are the macs point at an internal or external DNS server and what are you putting in the proxy field i.e. a FQDN or a IP address.

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  Reply # 1059590 5-Jun-2014 09:55
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How is the proxy presented to the user?  Is it a webpage that pops up where you have to put in your details?  Or are you entering the proxy information (including username/pass) in the Proxies section of the Networking System Preferences pane?

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1059602 5-Jun-2014 09:57
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Proxies section of the Networking System Preferences.




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  Reply # 1060938 7-Jun-2014 15:59
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So no RADIUS server then?




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  Reply # 1066243 15-Jun-2014 22:15
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sorry been out of nz for the last week, I'm trying to put a radius server in as well.

I dont know why i feel sorry for them but yes.

The MAC's have the proxy setup under the network settings (name and password + Address of proxy)




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