Information Services

Web proxy service

The web proxy service provides a web cache and proxy to improve web browser performance for commonly accessed web documents.

Introduction to web proxy cache service

A web proxy sits between your browser and the internet web site you are visiting and it transparently stores a copy of commonly accessed web pages to improve network performance and the speed of your browser.

Availability and entitlement

All staff and students may apply for an account on the web proxy service.

Getting help for the web proxy cache service

Help for this service is available online from the web proxy cache service documentation and further assistance may be sought from the Information Services Helpline.

Configuring your web browser

How to configure your web browser to use the service.

Configuring your web browser