Within the network I administer I use DNS to dish out the wpad script to enable internet access. Recently a couple of new proxy servers were installed and in a attempt to not bloat the original script any further I decided create a new script to issue the wpad config to hosts through the DHCP server using option 252.

The default configuration is very good, particularly if you want to simply block the majority of ads. I’m a bit over zealous, so I like to block ads, trackers, malware, and many other things. Additionally, I use Pi-Hole for DHCP on my network, having made the change when I moved from a pfSense router to a USG. Disable WPAD now or have your accounts and private data Aug 10, 2016 WPAD | DHCP Server for Windows WPAD=http://server.domain/config.pac. Location of a proxy server (Web Proxy Auto Detection) used by Internet browsers to automatically detect proxy settings. Setup WPAD / PAC — OPNsense documentation

Within the network I administer I use DNS to dish out the wpad script to enable internet access. Recently a couple of new proxy servers were installed and in a attempt to not bloat the original script any further I decided create a new script to issue the wpad config to hosts through the DHCP server using option 252.

Connector Administrator Guide, Release 3.X - Web Proxy

The default configuration is very good, particularly if you want to simply block the majority of ads. I’m a bit over zealous, so I like to block ads, trackers, malware, and many other things. Additionally, I use Pi-Hole for DHCP on my network, having made the change when I moved from a pfSense router to a USG.

Disable WPAD now or have your accounts and private data Aug 10, 2016 WPAD | DHCP Server for Windows WPAD=http://server.domain/config.pac. Location of a proxy server (Web Proxy Auto Detection) used by Internet browsers to automatically detect proxy settings. Setup WPAD / PAC — OPNsense documentation