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Configuring Skype

  • Open Skype (by double-clicking on the icon)
  • Click Tools then Options...
  • Click Connection on the left hand side
  • The top port does not need to be changed
  • Both check boxes should be checked: Use port 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connectionsand Allow Skype to modify firewall settings
  • The drop down box should then be set to HTTPS and the following proxy address
    • Host: wwwproxy.ru.ac.za
    • Port: 3128
  • Check the checkbox labeled Enable proxy authentication. Input your username and password for the internet:
    • Username: g0xxxxx (Your Rhodes username)
    • Password: xxxxxxx (Your Rhodes password)
  • Click Save

Last Modified :Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:01:32 SAST