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Redirecting Android Devices’ Web Traffic

To redirect web traffic from connected Android devices to Global Proxy, you need to configure the relevant access point with the correct proxy details.

You do this as follows:

1. From the Android device, go to the Wi-Fi settings.
2. Do one of the following:
Tap Add network.
Press and hold the connected access points’ name, and select Modify network from the pop-up menu.
3. Tap Show advanced options.
4. From the Proxy settings drop down menu, select Manual.
5. Configure the following proxy settings to redirect back to Global Proxy:
Proxy hostname — Enter the external IP address of your Smoothwall.
Proxy port — Enter the port number to send proxy requests to. This is the port number the Smoothwall is listening on for NTLM authentication requests; see Creating an NTLM Authentication Policy.
Bypass proxy for — Enter the URLs for those domains that do not need proxying, such as localhost.

Note: You must enter the IP address of your Smoothwall as a

6. Leave IP settings as DHCP.
7. Tap Save.

Note: If the connecting Android device is outside the Active Directory domain configured on the Smoothwall, users must also provide NTLM authentication credentials when they first open the browser. These credentials must match the ones configured on the Smoothwall.