Monday, May 14, 2007

Firefox can't establish a connection to the server

I have just change a new notebook. After a day of transferring data onto it, I started to use it. Everything seems to work fine until I was browsing on Firefox. A few sites I get the error "Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at". I search through the web & forum but did not managed to get a solution. My proxy setting seems to be alright. I can go to those sites using IE and they is not an IE only sites. At the end of the day I gave up. I have a look at it again the next day and found the culprit. I have set the proxy for http but not for other protocol. So a simple checked on "Use this proxy server for all protocols" solved the problem. Come to think of it, the sites that I had problem accessing are https site which use SSL. How could I miss that? Sad to hear that a person (from a forum) gave up using Firefox because couldn't get this tiny issue fixed. Hope this help those who face the same problem out there.


Anonymous said...

hello, where can we get that
number that you have beside http proxy? please do reply

William Beh said...

The port numbers should be the same as your http proxy port number

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