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Configuring Firefox to work with Burp

  • Last updated: August 25, 2022

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To configure Firefox so that you can use it for testing with Burp, you need to perform the following configuration steps.

In Firefox, go to the Firefox Menu and select Preferences > Options.

Firefox browser preferences

Select the General tab and scroll to the Network Proxy settings. Click the Settings button.

Firefox network settings

Select the Manual proxy configuration option.

Enter your Burp Proxy listener address in the HTTP Proxy field (by default this is set to 127.0.0.1).

Next, enter your Burp Proxy listener port in the Port field (by default, 8080). Make sure the Use this proxy server for all protocols box is checked.

Firefox proxy configuration

Delete anything that appears in the No proxy for field. Then, click OK to close all of the options dialogs.

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