Re: set proxy host/port ???

 Danno <>
Mon, 29 Oct 2007 14:53:28 -0000
On Oct 29, 8:34 am, "G. Garrett Campbell" <> wrote:

I am attempting to connect to a local proxy to inspect my internet trafic.

The proxy is listening to port 8888 so I though the attached code would
pass through it and I would the see request/response. Nothing happens in

Java seems to be ignoring the proxySet stuff. I would have been happy just
get an error code something like invalid port

I attempted setting these parameters with the java -D
java -DproxySet=true -Dhttp.proxyHost= -Dhttp.proxyPort=8888

Thanks for any suggestions

code example


class ProxyTest {

 public static void main(String [] args) {
  System.getProperties().put( "proxySet", "true" );
  System.getProperties().put( "http.proxySet", "true" ); //probably not
  System.getProperties().put( "http.proxyHost", "ggcdell" ); // name of my
  System.getProperties().put( "http.proxyPort", "8888" );
      String ht = "";
      try {
         URL url = new URL(ht);
   URLConnection conn = url.openConnection();
         DataInputStream s = new DataInputStream(conn.getInputStream());
         String line = s.readLine();
         while (line != null) {
            line = s.readLine();
      } catch (Exception ee) {
         System.out.println(" should arrive here ");


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