If you installed the Corporate version of Internet Explorer Administration Kit 9 (IEAK 9), after you deploy the custom package, you can update these settings using IEAK Profile Manager. To use automatic configuration, you must create a profile consisting of an .ins file and any cabinet (.cab) files generated by IEAK Profile Manager. After creating the profile, you store it on a server.
You can configure network servers using Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to detect and configure a browser's settings automatically when the user first starts the browser on a network. For more information, see the product documentation for your DNS and DHCP software packages. Also see Enable Automatic Detection and Configuration of Browser Settings.
Automatically detect configuration settings
Select this option to detect browser settings automatically.
Enable Automatic Configuration
If you want to change Internet Explorer settings regularly after the browser is deployed to your users, and you want to do this automatically by providing configuration files, select the Enable Automatic Configuration check box to set the interval for updates. Then specify the location for configuration files.
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|Branding changes distributed to people using automatic configuration are not applied if the Disable external branding of Internet Explorer policy is enabled in Group Policy. This policy prevents branding of Internet programs by a third party such as an Internet service provider or Internet content provider.|
Before you begin, you may also want to check the automatic configuration settings on your users' computers. To do this, do the following:
To check the automatic configuration settings on your users' computers
In Internet Explorer, click Tools, and then click Internet Options.
Click the Connections tab, and then click LAN Settings.
Verify that the Use automatic configuration script check box is selected, and confirm the path and name of the file in the Address box.
For more information about this stage of the Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 9, see Customizing the Browser.