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Re: F11 firefox with proxy still sends host name lookups



On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 8:06 PM, Patrick Mansfield<patman aracnet com> wrote:
> Hi -
>
> With a proxy enabled in firefox for all procotols, I still see domain name
> queries on my system while (only) browsing. This did not happen with
> Fedora 9 and firefox (not sure what version of firefox is in F9).
>
> That is, the http requests go to one network, but domain requests are
> still seen on the other (VPN) network. Even with the VPN disconnected, I
> see the same behavior. I don't want to send general http browsing requests
> via VPN (though some http requests must still go through the VPN).
>
> The domain name requests are sent a bit after the http requests (with the
> proxy on). The results must be cached, since they aren't sent for every
> page load.
>
> Any ideas what is sending the requests?
>
> Is this because of some new firefox or other new feature?
>
> I disabled the firefox "block reported attack sites" and "block reported
> web forgeries", with no change.

I am curious, if you go to 'about:config', what is set for
"network.proxy.socks_remote_dns" ?

-Mauriat


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