- Give the policy a name, such as "Configure Proxy Settings" (or any other friendly name you want).
- Step 2 of 2:
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- Set security on the policy. Add those users and/or computers to which this policy should apply. If you want it to apply to all computers on the domain and for all users, then add the Domain Computers and Authenticated Users groups, respectively.
- Right click the policy name and select Edit.
- Drill down to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer.
- Enable the setting in the right pane for "Make Proxy Settings Per-Machine" (rather than Per-User).
- Drill down to User Configuration > Windows Settings > Internet Explorer Maintenance > Connection.
- In the right pane, double-click the Connection Settings node.
- Select the option to "Import the Current Connection Settings from this machine."
- Customize the settings if desired.
- Click OK.
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