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Greg A Watson
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I had a method which opens up http connections to URLs outside our DMZ, and to hide the implementation details of our firewall I make the connection via a proxy. I've previously used the java.net.HttpURLConnection class, and specified a proxy by setting the httpProxy, httpProxy as system properties. The code to open the connection itself was fairly straightforward ('url' is a java.net.URL object);



However...another application has deployed into the same JVM where my application lives, and due to co-existence issues (insert long story here) I can no longer set these properties in the JVM. To try to just set the proxy on a connection by connection basis, I've changed my app code to use the Jakarta Commons project; I'm using the HttpClient class to create the connection, and then a HostConfiguration object to set the proxy details;



The proxy server/port are identical to the one I used before (when using HttpURLConnection, but I now get the following error from my server code when I tried to do the send;



Any help much appreciated,

Thanks, Greg
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