[Yum] yum behind firewall,how to setup proxy?

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Wed Apr 26 04:36:25 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-04-26 at 10:37 +0800, Hou Xiang ZHU wrote:
> hi there:
> I am trying to use yum to update my FC4 system, but didn't succeed!
> looks like it is because I am behind a firewall, I need proxy to access outside web, and maybe an MS proxy, is there any ways to use yum behind a such proxy? how do I know what kind of proxy I am behind?
> I export https_proxy with username and passwd but the following error
> occured. actually I tried a few formats of setting this env variable, I am not sure I setup correct or not. my corporate proxy need a user name and passwd, in user name there is a +space+ " " in my user name. so could any one tell me exactly which variable and how to and where to set it? 

short answer:


see if that helps, if not - come back and we'll figure out more.


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