However, if you connect to a Web server using the host name (for example, http://webserver) instead of the IP address (for example, http://10.0.0.1) or FQDN (for example, http://webserver.domainname.com), the proxy server is bypassed and Internet Explorer connects directly to the server.
Bypass proxy server for local addresses option is turned on.
- In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
- On the Connections tab, click LAN Settings.
- Click Advanced, and type the appropriate information in the Exceptions area.
Article ID: 262981 - Last Review: Sep 28, 2011 - Revision: 1