In order to access external sites on the World Wide Web, you will have to use the web proxy. To use the School's proxy server you need to tell your browser which proxy to use. The simplest way for Mozilla and Mozilla-Firefox users is to set the proxy to NetscapeProxyConfig.pac.
This is done differently depending on the browser you are using. Details are available on the web at:
If you find your browser crashes often, you can minimise the chance of this occuring by setting your preferences as follows:
Use a disk cache of ZERO. There is no advantage in using a local disk cache as Mozilla uses a cacheing proxy server that caches files within CSE anyway. It also stops Mozilla using all your disk quota.
Use a small memory cache of 1 MB.
Other Frequently Asked Questions relating to browser support are available at:
http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/faq/www.htmlLoc Van Huynh 2007-03-15