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Java Url with proxy conf.

 
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I am running java 1.4.2 and am using URL api to connect to an http address to download xml files. I am trying to incorporate proxy server configuration into this, does anyone here know how to add a proxy server via URL address or through the System property of a java vm?
 
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There's plenty of articles about this on the web, but if you're using HttpUrlConnection then you can just set the system properties

-DproxySet=true -DproxyHost=192.168.0.1 -DproxyPort=8080

To enable proxy server handling.

If you need authorization for the proxy server (a-la RFC2617 Basic style, then you'll need to manage that yourself along the lines of

 
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