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In Internet Explorer I can set Trusted Sites, how do I do this in Firefox?

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MS Internet Explorer browser, in the security settings, has the ability to set "Trusted Sites". Sites that I trust that will not harm my computer and are thus allowed to open pop-ups and other features that are needed to interact with the website.

I am unable to get data feeds when using Firefox and the help desk supporting my application requested me to add their url's as Trusted Sites in my browser. I am able to do this with the MS Browser but I cannot find an equivalent function in Firefox.

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cor-el
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Firefox doesn't have trusted sites like IE.

You can inspect all permissions for the domain in the current tab in Tools > Page Info > Permissions

digthetoe 0 solutions 1 answers

In my situation the tools>page info > the permissions tab does not show up I am trying to view my security cameras in my laundromat through a d-link dns HELP

Modified by digthetoe

SmakkerDown 0 solutions 1 answers

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There is actually a setting in the prefs.js file that you can set that will add "trusted sites" to Firefox. Open a windows explorer window, browse to your local appdata directory via "%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles". There you should find a subfolder with a ".default" title. Look inside for a "prefs.js" file.

In prefs.js, look for this line: user_pref("network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris"); then simply add the site you want to trust. i.e. user_pref("network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris", "http://www.msn.com"); Open Firefox and viola, trusted site is good to go.

You can also do this in Firefox. Type about:config in the address bar, tell it "I'll be careful, I promise", then look for the entry: network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris Double click it and then add your site using http://<site url here>

Modified by SmakkerDown