Setting Proxy in Java Code

Setting Proxy in Java Code

The package contains classes that deal with connections across the network. If there is a direct connection to the Internet via a modem, various classes like the HttpConnection or the raw Connection class can be used to get a connection to a server on the net.

This approach fails if you are going through a proxy server. To tell the JVM a proxy is installed, system variables need to be set explicitly set using the System class.

What you have to do is basically set three variables. These are:

     proxySet    proxyPort    proxyHost

This small piece of code shows how to set a proxy before calling the connecting code:

 //some previous code    System.getProperties().put(

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