To redirect web traffic from connected Chromebooks to Secure Global Proxy, you need to configure the relevant access point with the correct proxy details.
You do this as follows:
|1.||Log into the Chromebook.|
|2.||Click on the Network icon in the bottom right of the screen.|
|3.||Select Settings from the pop-up dialog.|
|4.||Click the access point the Chromebook is connected to, and click Network Options from the pop-up dialog.|
|5.||Open the Proxy tab.|
|6.||Configure the following:|
|•||Select Manual proxy configuration|
|•||HTTP Proxy — Either the external IP address or hostname of your Smoothwall.|
|•||Port — The port number to send proxy requests to. This is the port number the Smoothwall is listening on for NTLM authentication requests; see Configuring an NTLM Authentication Policy.|
|7.||Alternatively, if you have a configured URL that contains the Secure Global Proxy settings, configure the following:|
|•||Select Automatic proxy configuration|
|•||Auto-configuration URL — Enter the proxy settings URL|
|8.||In the Advanced Configuration box, enter the URLs for those domains that do not need proxying, such as
Note: If the connecting Chromebook is outside the Active Directory domain configured on the Smoothwall, users will be required to provide NTLM authentication credentials when they first open the browser. These credentials must match the ones configured on the Smoothwall.
If Secure Global Proxy has been configured to use client certificates, you must install the certificate onto the Chromebook.
You do this as follows:
|1.||Download the Secure Global Proxy certificate (
|2.||From your Chromebook, open a Chrome browser, and go to|
|3.||From the Certificate manager dialog, click the Authorities tab.|
|5.||Locate the certificate and click Open.|
Tip: If the certificate doesn’t show in the Select a file to open dialog, change the file type filter to All files.
|6.||From the Certificate authority dialog, tick the following:|
|•||Trust this certificate for identifying websites|
|8.||Set the home page of the Chrome browser to point to:|
to force certificate validation every time a browsing session is started.
Chromebook will use the certificate as an additional layer of security.
Note: If the connecting Chromebook is outside the Active Directory domain configured on the Smoothwall, users will be required to provide NTLM authentication credentials after the certificate has been validated. These credentials must match the ones configured on the Smoothwall.