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[IDV #FNT-602075]: Accessing Catalogs Through a Proxy Server that Requires Authentication



Michael,

Digging into this more, I found this related post:

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/support/help/MailArchives/idv/msg01989.html

which refers to earlier post I mentioned.

I did also see these additional parameters which you can try:

http://stackoverflow.com/a/1626625

It is possible that, at present, the IDV may not be able to handle this proxy
configuration.

Out of curiosity, why does the proxy allow ADDE port 112, but not 8080?

Best,

Unidata IDV Support

> I had found the same message before contacting you. I did modify my IDV .bat 
> file accordingly but it made no difference. I think the issue is that you  
> not only go through the proxy but you have to authenticate as well i.e. Enter 
> a user ID and password. I did find some stuff via Google about how java 
> applications can be set up to work through a proxy server that requires 
> authentication and tried to mimic that but was unsuccessful. Seems like the 
> help I need would need to come from someone that knows java, proxy servers, 
> and IDV
> 
> Mike
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> > On Jul 17, 2014, at 11:06 AM, "Unidata IDV Support" <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > Michael,
> >
> > Via Google, we found an old message concerning this issue. Have you tried 
> > this:
> >
> > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/support/help/MailArchives/idv/msg00493.html
> >
> > You will have to edit your runIDV(.bat) script.
> >
> > It is curious that your security configuration *will* allow communication 
> > to ADDE
> > (via port 112).
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Unidata IDV Support
> >
> >> Full Name: Michael McAtee
> >> Email Address: address@hidden
> >> Organization: The Aerospace Corporation
> >> Package Version: 5.0
> >> Operating System:
> >> Hardware:
> >> Description of problem:
> >>
> >> My company requires internet access (port 8080) to go through a proxy
> >> server.  This proxy server requires authentication (userid and password.
> >> I can run IDV and get to Point Raob, and Images data via adde.ucar.edu.
> >> However I cannot connect to Catalogs.  When I try I get the following
> >> error message:
> >>
> >> Error:  Could not load 
> >> url:http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/georesources/idvcatalog.xml
> >>
> >> When I'm at home on the same system going through my home network (not
> >> through a proxy) everything works fine.  I'm pretty sure the issue
> >> is the proxy server.  Any assistance you can provide would be greatly
> >> appreciated.  I would have sent this request via help on IDV itself but
> >> that connection doesn't work either.
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: FNT-602075
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: FNT-602075
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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