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Getting the browser proxy details using JavaScript

Muthukrishnan Manoharan
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Hi all,

I would like to know if javascript can get the proxy details of a browser.

Thanks in advance,
Muthu
Eric Pascarello
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Nope, it can not.

Eric
Muthukrishnan Manoharan
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Thanks Eric.

May be it should be a security concern..
Eric Pascarello
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JavaScript does not have access to browser information to protect the user. So I would assume it is a security concern.

Eric
 
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