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HowTo: Configure Proxy Exception for Windows Agent


The Matrix42 MyWorkspace Windows Agent requires access to the domain. If you use a proxy server, you will need to add this domain to the list of proxy exceptions. This can be done for every suitable browser as described below.


Add domain to the proxy exception list.

Internet Explorer, Edge and Chrome

  1. Open "Control Panel" window.
  2. Open "Internet Options".
  3. Navigate to "Connections" tab.
  4. Click on the "LAN settings" button.
  5. At "Proxy server" section click "Advanced" button.
  6. At "Exceptions" section enter "" (without the quotes). If any entries already exist, you can separate them with a semicolon (;).
  7. Click "OK" and close all windows and save the settings.

Or execute following PowerShell script:

$key="HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings"
$proxy = Get-ItemProperty -Path $key -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
$exceptions = $proxy.ProxyOverride.Replace("<local>", "")
if ([string]::IsNullOrEmpty($exeptions) -eq $false -and $exceptions.EndsWith(";") -eq $false) { $exceptions += ';' }
$exceptions += '';
Set-ItemProperty -path $key ProxyOverride -value $exceptions


  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Open "Options" (click at the menu icon).
  3. Navigate to "Advanced" and then to "Network".
  4. Click on the “Settings” button.
  5. Enter "" (without the quotes) at "No Proxy for" textbox. If any entries has already presented, you have to use comma (,) for separation.
  6. Click "OK" and close the tab.