How can I get cvs working with a proxy server?
linuxteam at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 29 11:00:55 PDT 2003
Its been over a few weeks now after installing freebsd
5.0 and still can not run cvsupdate and portupgrade on
one my servers.
We are behind a firewall and proxy server.
All traffic to the internet uses a proxy server for
I have been searching for ways to try to get the cvs
working from behind the firewall and no one seems to
know how to do it. Or at least I can not find the
The box has full internet access, but I simply can not
have a ping to outside.
i.e ping www.yahoo.com and or any server on the net
would not work.
but netscape and browsers can get out.
Can any one suggest a solution?
I cann't think that there are so many people out there
asking for this and there is simply no way to do it.
BSD51# cvsup -P m /root/ports-supfile
Unknown host "cvsup6.FreeBSD.org"
Tried on a windows machine
:pserver;proxy=126.96.36.199;proxyport=8080:anonymous at cvsup6.FreeBSD.org:/
cvs [login aborted]: Proxy server 188.8.131.52 does
not support HTTP tunnelling
Do I have the defaultrouter in rc.conf?
yes and again I can get to the internet via browsers
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