This configuration will help you to configure InfoPath Forms Services Web Service proxy and InfoPath Forms Services Web Service proxy for user forms on Central Admin.
How to configure it?
Let’s open Central Admin of SharePoint on your machine. On your Windows desktop screen, click Start >> Administrative Tools >> SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.
Run it as an administrator to have the elevated privileges.
You will see the screenshot given below.
Central Admin is configured under the categories given above.
Click General Application Settings.
Go to InfoPath Forms Services.
Click Configure InfoPath Forms Services Web Service Proxy.
You will see the screen given below.
InfoPath Forms Services Web service proxy Here, you can enable or disable a proxy for the data connections between InfoPath Forms Services and Web Services. This kind of data connection should be defined in universal data connection and they should also be enabled to accept proxy.
InfoPath Forms Services Web service proxy for user forms Here, you can use this option to enable or disable the proxy, which should be used for data connections in user forms or not.
Web Application You can control this configuration to specify a Web Application. You need not apply this settings to all the sites hosted on the Farm.
This configuration assists admin to have a control on the data connection, which will use different proxy as data connection for the users or the Web Services. Hence, this configuration is very important and should be controlled for the security purpose.
In this article, we saw how to configure InfoPath Forms Services Web Service proxy in SharePoint 2013 Central Administration. There are more articles to come on Central Administration. Until then, keep reading and keep learning.