Proxy Configuration for the Internal Network

PERL Instructions



Configuring CPAN.pm to use the proxies

Set the ftp_proxy environment variable to point to our HTTP proxies at:

  • http://proxy.sec.bnl.local:3128

The exact syntax will differ, depending on the shell you're using. Refer to the man pages for more information on declaring environment variables.

  • bash users: > export ftp_proxy="http://proxy.sec.bnl.local:3128"
  • tcsh users: > setenv ftp_proxy="http://proxy.sec.bnl.local:3128"

Configuring PPM to use the proxies

Set the environment variables as described below. Our HTTP proxies are located at:

  • http://proxy.sec.bnl.local:3128

Setting the HTTP_proxy environment variable should suffice; There is no need to specify either a username or password.

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Last Modified: September 23, 2013
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