Proxy Server Requires Continuous Auth
adrian at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 11 05:25:31 UTC 2010
On 27 July 2010 18:40, Jawid Hassim <hassimjawid at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Team,
> (Running a Sun Ultra 10, FBSD8.1)
> I am encountering a problem -connecting to my proxy server,
> I've tried editing the /etc/make.conf file with:
> Code: FETCH_ENV = HTTP_PROXY=http://user:email@example.com:80
> But my proxy server requires continuous authentication for all transactions,
> unlike other proxies that just require the username&password once -then give
> the incoming connection carte-blanche.
> How do I overcome this?
> I need proxy auth to invoke for every single transaction/ everytime!
That's how HTTP authentication works. It does it per-connection.
Some HTTP proxies do it per-IP - they'll auth you once and then cache
that. Squid can do that if you configure it to.
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