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Enforce proxy settings in a Citrix published/ multi-user environment

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I'm publishing Firefox 28 for Windows on a Citrix server. I need to enforce proxy settings for all users and have them greyed out so they cannot be changed. I've looked into the proxy settings, under Advanced, but they are per-user and are able to be changed.

How can I do this?

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See the following page for locking preferences.

These are all the preferences under Options - Advanced - Network - Settings:

 network.proxy.type 0 | No proxy
 network.proxy.type 4 | Auto-detect proxy settings
 network.proxy.type 5 | Use system proxy settings

 network.proxy.type 1 | Manual proxy configuration
 network.proxy.share_proxy_settings | Use HTTP proxy server for all protocols
 network.proxy.socks_version 4 or 5
 network.proxy.socks_remote_dns false or true
 network.proxy.no_proxies_on | domain names separated by a comma and a space

 network.proxy.type 2 | Automatic proxy configuration
 network.proxy.autoconfig_url | Proxy autoconfiguration URL

 signon.autologin.proxy false or true | Do not prompt for authentication if password is saved
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I've tried this on a Mac and Windows with no luck.

I've created a text file called local-settings.js in "C:\Users\Kevin\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\91e7yvh1.default". The file contents are:

pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); // only needed if you do not want to obscure the content with ROT-13

pref("general.config.filename", "mozilla.cfg");

I've also created the mozilla.cfg file in "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox" with the content:


lockPref("network.proxy.http", ""); lockPref("network.proxy.http_port", 8085); lockPref("network.proxy.no_proxies_on", "localhost,, *"); lockPref("network.proxy.type", 1);

On the Mac, I used the same file contents except I used the directories: /Applications/ and /Applications/

Can you tell me what I'm doing wrong?


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Like the article says,

1. mozilla.cfg must be placed in the installation folder, e.g.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\mozilla.cfg

2. local-settings.js must be placed in the defaults\pref subfolder of the installation folder, e.g.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref\local-settings.js

On a Mac, right-click (or Control+click) the Firefox icon in the Applications folder and choose Show Package Contents. The equivalent paths should be