Setup a proxy setting in FS Pro 2020

Before you begin

The FS Pro 2020 license must be activated on a computer with an active internet connection.

Installation per user

FS Pro 2020 is installed on a per-user basis. You need to be logged in as the user and have local admin rights on your computer to complete the installation and activation process. 


Follow the steps in the table below to activate FS Pro 2020 when you are using a proxy server.




Start FS Pro 2020 or attach it to your document.

Result: the window Activation of FS Pro 2020 appears. 


  • Select the Network settings... button

Result: The Network settings screen appears.


If you use

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer, check Use settings from Internet Explorer.
  • another Web Browser or you want to enter the Proxy Server data manually, enter the address of your Proxy Server (IP address or server name) and your Proxy Port (mostly 80 or 8080).


  • Complete the required fields, and
  • click OK.

Note: the address used in the screenshot below is only an example.  You need to fill in the correct proxy server, used in your network.  Please contact your local ICT department and ask for the proxy server if you don't know this address.

  • Complete the account fields, and
  • click Start FS Pro 2020.

Result: FS Pro 2020 is activated successfully.


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