[CentOS] Re: Using HTTP proxy for yum

Scott Moseman scmoseman at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 13:40:21 UTC 2007


On 8/28/07, Scott Moseman <scmoseman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > proxy=http://hostname.domain.com/
> > > > proxy_username=domain\myusername
> > > > proxy_password=mypassword
>
> Perhaps the problem is that its a web -filter- and not really a -proxy-?
> Maybe I should try bypassing the corporate -filter- and use my -proxy-
> at home to see what happens.
>

For those interested, the cause of the problem is the corporate filter
requires NTLM authentication -- and Yum does not support NTLM.

Our filter/proxy vendor suggested... http://ntlmaps.sourceforge.net/

Thanks,
Scott



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