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Configure OS X

Configure Safari, Google Chrome, or Firefox to use WonderProxy

Safari & Chrome

These settings are stored by Mac OS X. Other applications such as Mail may also follow them. Ensure these settings do not remain in place beyond your testing to avoid routing unnecessary traffic through the proxy network.
  1. In System Preferences, select Network, and then click Advanced…. You can also access the network options from within your browser by opening the preferences or settings menu, and clicking the "Change proxy settings…" (Chrome) or "Change settings…" (Safari) buttons in the advanced settings areas.
  2. Select the Proxies tab.
  3. Check the box for Web Proxy (HTTP)
  4. Enter the hostname for the desired HTTP proxy in Web Proxy Server box (washington.wonderproxy.com for example), and port 11000.
  5. Check the Proxy server requires password box, and input your WonderProxy username and password.
  6. Under Select a protocol to configure:, check the Secure Web Proxy (HTTPS) box. Enter the same hostname and port combination in the Secure Web Proxy Server configuration area, and provide your username and password. This ensures that both secure and non-secure traffic go through the proxy.
  7. Click OK
  8. Click Apply
Preview of Mac OSX's network proxies window

Firefox

  1. From the Firefox menu, open Preferences
  2. Select the Advanced area, and the Network tab.
  3. Click Settings…. The proxy configuration window will open.
  4. Select the Manual proxy configuration radial button.

    Note: if you would rather configure OS X's network settings, select the Use system proxy settings radial button, and configure OS X per the Safari and Chrome instructions.

  5. Enter the hostname of the desired HTTP proxy in the HTTP Proxy box (e.g. washington.wonderproxy.com) and port 11000.
  6. Check Use this proxy server for all protocols. This ensures that both secure and non-secure traffic go through the proxy server.
  7. Click OK
Preview of Firefox proxy settings window on Mac OS X