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No Proxy Authorization Prompt

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu MDS0LDI3R

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Mac OS X 10.10.5

Firefox 40.0.3

I have set FireFox to use a proxy(just the browser not my entire system) but there simply is no prompt for username and password in Preferences: Advanced: Network: Connection settings. Additionally, many times people bring up changes that need to made in about:config but either those preference names no longer exist or they have no effect on this issue.

Does anyone know how to get FireFox to prompt for username/password or where to find the login?

Thanks, MDS

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Isisombululo esikhethiwe

This issue has nothing to do with Password Managers or Form Filling, it has to do with Preferences Advanced Network Connection Settings. Where FireFox allows you to use a >>> proxy <<< but doesn't allow you to enter in username/password information so the proxy will actually work. This issue has nothing to do with logins to websites not working.

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Your proxy is asking for a user/password? Is your Password Manager working?

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My proxy requires a username/password but FireFox is not asking for one with a end result of no internet connection in FireFox.

When I login to a website(like this one) FireFox does give me the option to store login information but I don't use it. Other than that I don't know how to tell if the Password Manager is working as nothing has asked for(and I can't find any logical locations to enter) my username/password information for the proxy.

Additionally, I have no Add-ons/Extensions installed.

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There are some web pages that do not allow browsers to record or fill in the log-in information. But if you go to the Mozilla Add-ons Web Page {web link} (There’s a lot of good stuff here) you can find several add-ons that can override this, and give you better control of your password information. You can also try a Form Filling add-on.

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

This issue has nothing to do with Password Managers or Form Filling, it has to do with Preferences Advanced Network Connection Settings. Where FireFox allows you to use a >>> proxy <<< but doesn't allow you to enter in username/password information so the proxy will actually work. This issue has nothing to do with logins to websites not working.

Okulungisiwe ngu MDS0LDI3R