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problem authentication proxy

at work we use a proxy network with authentication ONLY with the firefox browser i have proxy problems. I see the page access denied by the proxy server, the only solutio… (read more)

at work we use a proxy network with authentication ONLY with the firefox browser i have proxy problems. I see the page access denied by the proxy server, the only solution is to close and open the application.

Asked by marco26 8 months ago

Last reply by gleb.bodrug99 2 months ago

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Firefox does not sync only on corporate pc

It does not sync, I tried everything I added our corporate certificate, I can browse but It does not sync. All my other devices are ok. -Added corp certificate and verifi… (read more)

It does not sync, I tried everything I added our corporate certificate, I can browse but It does not sync. All my other devices are ok.

-Added corp certificate and verified: http://ip.zscaler.com/ -use system proxy settings

I attached about:sync-log

Asked by nimailni 1 year ago

Last reply by RedOranges 11 months ago

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proxy continually prompts for password

from v67.0, firefox prompts for authentication to the proxy, seemingly every time a new domain is called, making firefox unusable, it takes 20 to 30 authentications to lo… (read more)

from v67.0, firefox prompts for authentication to the proxy, seemingly every time a new domain is called, making firefox unusable, it takes 20 to 30 authentications to load some sites.

configured to use manual proxy config use proxy for all protocols checked Do not prompt for authentication if password is saved is ticked. [doesn't affect behaviour] Proxy DNS when using socks v5 is ticked [doesn't affect behaviour]

Asked by djvhw 1 year ago

Last reply by philipp 1 year ago

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Firefox unable to find proxy server

I get the error message at the bottom. Yes, my firefox already has "no proxy" selected in the preferences page. I'm able to use Edge fine, but for firefox it does not see… (read more)

I get the error message at the bottom. Yes, my firefox already has "no proxy" selected in the preferences page. I'm able to use Edge fine, but for firefox it does not seem to matter what network I try to connect to. Occasionally it will load some websites like Wikipedia, but then immediately fail anything past that or if I try a different site. Sometimes if I try youtube it will only partially load and then the unable to connect to proxy message will appear in the embedded page videos. Sometimes trying a network reset and then restarting the pc fixes the issue, sometimes it doesn't... I don't know if it has anything to do with this issue but I'm also using NordVPN. Sometimes I am able to get to websites before nord connects itself, sometimes it doesn't matter even if nord does not try to autoconnect. Sometimes it will connect and my internet works fine. I've tried setting up an actual nord proxy through firefox preferences and it doesn't help either. Proxy or no proxy I can't get things to load. When attempting to reach sites I'll get a little message in the bottom left corner of firefox as it tries to reach a website, stuff like: reading img-getpocket.cdn.mozilla.net, looking up *sitename*

Don't know what the problem is and I exhausted my limited IT knowledge a while ago, googling for answers hasn't helped.



Unable to find the proxy server

Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that can’t be found.

   Check the proxy settings to make sure that they are correct.
   Check to make sure your computer has a working network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

Asked by tyrci 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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With recent updates FF asks for proxy authentication twice or more

Since two updates ago FF started to ask for proxy authenticaton twice or more, before last updates it was asking for it only once. The proxy signon request is "The proxy … (read more)

Since two updates ago FF started to ask for proxy authenticaton twice or more, before last updates it was asking for it only once. The proxy signon request is "The proxy moz-proxy://xxx.xxx.xxx.xx:**** is requesting a username and password..." To be more precise I have a signon request when I click on a website icon and then I have an additional request when I type the first character in the google search bar (this happens only after the recent updates). If I try to write something in the URL edit box instead of google search bar I get multiple proxy signon request, quite every typed character! It's very frustrating... The NTLM proxy is not on the same domain of the windows user. I have tried changing all the possible settings without any effect, I tried to set: - network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris - network.negotiate-auth.delegation-uris - network.negotiate-gsslib - network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris to the proxy domain without effect and signon.autologin.proxy is set to true. I have also tried to reset FF and to remove all the plugins but the problem persisted. Please could you help me to find a solution to this problem? For me should be fine to have the first proxy signon request as it was until few weeks ago before the last two updates. Thank you

Asked by CharlesII 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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Firefox latest broken?

Firefox automated update breaks it. After it is broken, downloaded Firefox compressed file firefox-64.0.tar.bz2 twice. Extracted to Downloads directory. Wouldn't run afte… (read more)

Firefox automated update breaks it. After it is broken, downloaded Firefox compressed file firefox-64.0.tar.bz2 twice. Extracted to Downloads directory. Wouldn't run after extraction and running Firefox binary. Twice. Downloaded. Extracted. Wouldn't run. Broken. From the directory of the extracted binary, tried to run the firefox binary from a terminal. Native Mozilla Iceweasel runs instead. The following is the output: knoppix@Microknoppix:~/Downloads/firefox$ firefox (process:4452): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion `sys_page_size == 0' failed FoxyProxy settingsDir: /home/knoppix/.mozilla/firefox/lllxrd8r.default-1529708858245/foxyproxy.xml I have Knoppix 7.2.0 in perfect health. Before automatic update, firefox used to run. Tor browser based on Firefox runs. Google Chrome based on Firefox runs. Everything else runs. This is for your information. Sent messages to forum and community. No response.

Regards,
Rajib

Asked by bkpsusmitaa 1 year ago

Last reply by bkpsusmitaa 1 year ago

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You do not recognize my security certification and I cannot make an exception on every single webpage I visit.

I work for a state organization use a secure proxy server and have an updated certification. That said Firefox does not recognize the cert and throws an error on every si… (read more)

I work for a state organization use a secure proxy server and have an updated certification. That said Firefox does not recognize the cert and throws an error on every single page I open. Some pages do not give me the option to create an exception and to be honest nobody would find a browser useful if they have to create an exception to reach every page. I do not have the legenda file that is mentioned it other posts I already checked. I cannot change my cert it is correct. How does this get fixed or do I just delete.

Asked by tabitna 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Proxy UserName and Password not saved

Firefox 60.2.0 ESR on Win7 and Win10 - but a lot of versions below had same problem We use a proxy - normally with a .PAC file via System Settings but tested settings wit… (read more)

Firefox 60.2.0 ESR on Win7 and Win10 - but a lot of versions below had same problem

We use a proxy - normally with a .PAC file via System Settings but tested settings within FF with .PAC file or directly entered proxy.

It prompts after every launch of FF for Proxy credentials and NEVER shows the "Would you like Firefox to save this login..."

For any other site it always offers storing the credetials and it works like it should be.

EXCEPT I found one solution: When launching FF Cancel the "Authentication Required" (sometimes 3 to 7 times canceling). Than open any page on the web and authenticate against the proxy - it will show the "Would you like Firefox to save this login..." and it is visible in the password store. Thereafter everything is operational.

Another problem: If you ever click on "Never save" for proxy saving credential this proxy site it NOT added to the Exceptions list and cannot be removed and I did not find any way to solve it except removing the Firefox profile.

Tested with German and English Version Searched for a solution since a year ever and ever again configured dozens of parameters in about:config which I found on the web. Credentials for every other site are always saved.

Users with a old Firefox profiles with saved proxy credential do not have this problem, only new FF profiles - since at least a year possilbly longer.

Asked by KlaBa 2 years ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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Pages dont load, keep loading forever

When I open new tab it just shows blank screen and it keeps loading forever, tried safe mode and reinstalling and it doesnt change a thing. Also tried disabling addons, p… (read more)

When I open new tab it just shows blank screen and it keeps loading forever, tried safe mode and reinstalling and it doesnt change a thing. Also tried disabling addons, pluggins one by one and my f secure antivirus with no success. Problem doesnt happen all the time, but it does at least 70% of the times. Sometimes it helps if i copy the page address and open it with a open in a new tab button.

Asked by hojahoj 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Need the URLs that can be allowed in URL proxy server for getting automaic updates of Mozilla Firefox like versions

We have Wingate Proxy Server installed in our infrastructure for URL filtering. We have installed Mozilla Firefox on the clients machine but the version for FIrefox is no… (read more)

We have Wingate Proxy Server installed in our infrastructure for URL filtering. We have installed Mozilla Firefox on the clients machine but the version for FIrefox is not getting update. We need exact URLs that can be allowed the proxy server. From Proxy logs I am getting different different URLs while real time monitoring but that is not working.

Kindly help.

Asked by ankurgadwal 1 year ago

Last reply by ankurgadwal 1 year ago

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Firefox is no longer capable of doing many of the things that made it great

I know the support forum isn't the best place for this, but I really don't know how else to get people's thoughts on this. I get the impression the Devs have no idea how … (read more)

I know the support forum isn't the best place for this, but I really don't know how else to get people's thoughts on this. I get the impression the Devs have no idea how or why some people use Firefox.

I've been using Firefox on and off before it was even at version 1.0. When I started working at a big company in 2008 with a locked-down IT policy, Firefox had me 100% covered, and did everything I could ever dream of wanting it to do.

In the last year or two, key features that always made it a winner have slowly been disappearing, and now it has gotten to the point that it is actually barely any better than IE11, and no different than Chrome. Why? Big reason is now addons don't work, or can't work the way they used to/need to, but it goes beyond that.

1. I can no longer have my homepage open, when I load a new tab. This is absolutely mind boggling, even internet explorer can do that! NOTE: My homepage is a webpage saved on my harddrive that I made that gives me quick access to everything I need to do for work. I used to be able to load it natively, then it became something that required an add-on, and now it is completely broken, and impossible to do.

2. Devs clearly don't understand the concept of a PROXY. Lots of people (i.e. in corporate environments) have everything go through a proxy. I can't even use the firefox installer anymore (as I discovered yesterday) because it requires a direct connection to the internet.

3. Speaking of Proxy issues, when I open firefox, it immediately needs to connect to the internet, resulting in proxy authentication pop-ups. These used to be Auto-accepted with the addon AUTO-AUTH, however with the new web API crap this apparently isn't possible. There are settings in firefox that are supposed to auto-accept proxy-logins, but they don't work. So - I'm stuck hitting enter every single time I open the bloody program. There is no way to delay or stop firefox from automatically trying to connect to the internet which is also stupid.

4. I could go on, but what's the point... the Devs don't care. Time to go back to FF v51 or whatever version it was before things went so wrong and hang on to that, with my windows 7 installation. Sigh.

Asked by Cab0oze 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox 63 is really slow compared to Chrome. What happened?

The update to Firefox 63 was installed on my work PC this morning and now all websites take ages to load. I checked our connection speed and it's 480Mbps. Chrome opens th… (read more)

The update to Firefox 63 was installed on my work PC this morning and now all websites take ages to load.

I checked our connection speed and it's 480Mbps. Chrome opens the pages instantaneously. I tried turning off the new Content Blocking in Firefox and it made no difference.

Any idea why it's so much slower and what I can do to fix it?

Asked by Ozpom 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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Automatic Proxy Login

Every time I open firefox, I get prompted to enter my proxy credentials. This is extremely annoying, because I open and close the browser >20x a day. This was never a … (read more)

Every time I open firefox, I get prompted to enter my proxy credentials. This is extremely annoying, because I open and close the browser >20x a day.

This was never a problem before because I used the wonderful AutoAuth addon which automatically took care of that kind of thing, but now with the new version of Firefox the addon had to be re-written and now it doesn't work in the same way - notably that each set of credentials have to be tied to a website, and that doesn't work for a proxy.

I have signon.autologin.proxy;true, but this doesn't seem to work, or do anything at all. I also searched around the internet and found some really old fixes, but none of them helped or are applicable anymore.

If for some reason this can't be fixed, ideally at least change the startup auto-connect prompts (presumably looking for updates) to wait for an internet connection, wait for 1 minute once I actually access the internet and have auto-auth do its thing, or stop them from triggering more than once a day.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, this is driving me mad!

Asked by Cab0oze 2 years ago

Last reply by Cab0oze 2 years ago

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My firefox doesn't save login and password for proxy.

Hello! I have access to internet via proxy. It requires autentification. But firefox doesn't save login and password for that proxy and prompts autentification each time.… (read more)

Hello! I have access to internet via proxy. It requires autentification. But firefox doesn't save login and password for that proxy and prompts autentification each time. Is it possible to get this issue fixed? Firefox 59.0.2 64bit.

Asked by AviaX 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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When using a corporate proxy via a .pac, why do I get an SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER for every site outside the VPN?

Switching from Safari to Firefox, I wanted to use the same proxy settings. My first try was to use the system's settings, as it gets automatic proxy configuration from th… (read more)

Switching from Safari to Firefox, I wanted to use the same proxy settings. My first try was to use the system's settings, as it gets automatic proxy configuration from the right URL. This worked alright for Safari! On Firefox however, if I'm connected to the VPN I can access all websites in our VPN, but none outside, as I get the SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER (can't always add an exception) As soon as I exit the VPN, firefox is "unable to find the proxy server".

I've tried all other kinds of ways to connect via that proxy - manually connecting, by URL in firefox or by automatically detecting, but nothing solves my problem. The automatic configuration shouldn't be the problem as it works fine for Safari and shouldn't be any different for Firefox.

I'd really appreciate any help on the subject.

Asked by kaetherina 2 years ago

Answered by kaetherina 2 years ago

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How to stop Firefox ESR from disabling QuickProxy add-on?

Hi there, as part of my work-related Firefox setup, I use QuickProxy tu quickly turn on and off a proxy. Nothing fancy, just a simple proxy switch sitting quietly in the… (read more)

Hi there,

as part of my work-related Firefox setup, I use QuickProxy tu quickly turn on and off a proxy. Nothing fancy, just a simple proxy switch sitting quietly in the status bar (restored with Status-4-evar). The reason is simple: I usually keep a large number of tabs open at the same time, and having the proxy turned on noticeably slows down loading and overall navigation. So I turn it off when not needed, as QuickProxy also allows me to start Firefox without turning on proxy, greatly speeding up restarts when memory leaks become too bad.

The issue: When I restart Firefox on either computer, the QuickProxy add-on is disabled, Firefox claims it's incompatible. The work-around proves it's actually perfectly compatible: First uninstall it from the addons page, then head to https://addons.mozilla.org, type QuickProxy in the search bar, install, Install, Restart. Then it reappears in the status bar and does its job throughout the session.

It is just very slow having to restart Firefox twice when trying to load around 150 tabs from a spinning HDD-equipped computer in an attempt to regain some reactivity.

The weird: I have two different profiles of Firefox that have this extension installed. One is synced with other like-named profiles on other computers, the other one uses another Sync account with other computers. Only one profile is affected.

Versions: Firefox ESR 52.6 Platforms: Windows 7 Pro, Mac OS X 10.11.6 Affected extension: QuickProxy 2009.07.19.1-signed.1-signed

Already tested: Solution provided in question 966832 (rather old) doesn't work for me: deleted extensions.sqlite and extensions.ini and compatibility.ini didn't help: I was asked to enable each extension one by one, which I did.

How do I stop Firefox from disabling this perfectly good extension? And why this inconsistency between profiles?

Asked by Cubytus 2 years ago

Last reply by Cubytus 2 years ago