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Message 193107 - Posted: 24 Nov 2005, 7:10:16 UTC

It seems that the majority of users are frustrated that boinc comes back requesting proxy and socs when the user has none set.

Solution is quite simple. Do not open up the Boinc manager. Log onto your SETI account on the internet. After and only after you have logged in open Boinc. Now you can connect to the project and the proxy and socs will not show up.

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Message 193127 - Posted: 24 Nov 2005, 8:02:22 UTC
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Boinc asked for a proxy when the connection is to slow and at this time the server is getting hammered by all the new people plus others, so be patient and keep trying....
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Message 193966 - Posted: 25 Nov 2005, 4:47:44 UTC

I cross posted this answer because this same problem is showing up under Windows and Getting Started.

Sorry, I was posting a solution, not a problem. I had this problem and the solution I implemented in my original post works fine. The reason the proxy request shows up is because the user is not logged into the work URL before hand. This has nothing to do with the speed of the servers. It has to do with authentication.

Once the user logs onto the web, then they can open Boinc and the proxy request will not come up. They will be able to get in instantly!

I wish my advice could stay on top so users could see it first and get this fixed without having to dredge the problem over and over again.

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PS: When logging on the web check the box to stay on line otherwise repeat these steps. Stayin logged on will get you in automatically every time Boinc is started.

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