Finding which proxy is used by MacOS when autoconfiguration is used.

Problem: I wanted to know what proxy my Mac was using for Internet access.

The advanced settings in the Network cdev had Proxies set to “Auto Proxy Discovery” however I could not find a way to make my Mac tell me what proxy servers it had discovered and was using.

Solution: Chrome has a nifty command that will cause it to output its proxy configuration. Enter the following into the address bar.


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