Locating Your Proxy Server

Using Excel

Click the Find Proxy button on the proxy_finder tab on our API Demo Spreadsheet. Your proxy address, if it exists, will be displayed in cell B4. The spreadheet can be downloaded by clicking on the Excel icon on our API Docs page: www.empirasign.com/api-mbs/

Using Python


import urllib.request
urllib.request.getproxies()

How To Locate Your Proxy Auto Config URL

Via Querying Your Windows Registry

Launch a Command Prompt window on your PC by clicking the Start button in the lower left corner and searching for "Command Prompt." Copy and Paste either of the following command into the Command Prompt Window (then hit Enter):

REG QUERY "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" | findstr http
REG QUERY "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" | FINDSTR AutoConfigProxy

The URL for your Auto Config Proxy should be displayed. If wininet.dll is displayed instead, try the following methods below.

Via Internet Explorer

Select "Internet Options" under "Tools" on the Menu Bar (For recent versions of IE, you may have to press and release the Alt key to make the Menu Bar appear). After the "Internet Options" dialog box appears, select the "Connections" tab. On the "Connections" tab click the "LAN Settings" button to display the URL for your proxy auto config file.

Via Chrome

Click the menu icon on the top right. Select "Settings". On the bottom of displayed page, select "Show Advance Settings...". Under the "Network" heading, click on "Change Proxy Settings..." button. After the "Internet Properties" dialog box appears, select the "Connections" tab. On the "Connections" tab click the "LAN Settings" button to display the URL for your proxy auto config file.

Via Firefox

On the menu, select Options. Click the "Advanced" icon at the top of the dialog box that appears. Then select the "Network" tab. On the "Network" tab, click the "Settings..." button in the "Connection" section. A dialog box similar to the one displayed below should load that will display your PAC file URL.

LAN Settings dialog box