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maveickstorm 11-21-2006 07:50 AM

setting proxy username and password in environment variable
 
I have internet connection with proxy authentication
say, Proxy is proxy
port is 8080
username is user
password is password

In my suse 10.1, I could set the proxy and port and also included the username and password.

when I see my 'env', i could only see my proxy and port,

Now how do I set my username and password into my 'env'
If, I suppose, entered it into the env, how do I remove it and make the environment back to the old one.

I would like to know.
Thanks for all the help.

Regards
Roopesh(a.k.a Maverickstorm)
[I know that my username for the forum is maveickstorm,that was a typo.]

apsivam 11-21-2006 08:48 AM

have you tried http_proxy_user and http_proxy_pass environment variables ?

maveickstorm 11-21-2006 12:20 PM

re: @apsivam
 
I didn't try for the reason that i wanted an expert on this and i also wanted to make know how to make it back to original environment if i wanted to....

Can You tell me the proper procedure???


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