[CentOS] Problems with Microsoft Forefront proxy with yum

Thu Feb 9 15:57:54 UTC 2012
C. L. Martinez <carlopmart at gmail.com>

On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 4:51 PM, Giles Coochey <giles at coochey.net> wrote:
> On 2012-02-09 15:35, C. L. Martinez wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>  How can I configure yum to download updates when I need to
>> authenticate to a Microsoft Forefront proxy?? I have tried to
>> configure http_proxy variable as a
>> "http_proxy="http://DOMAIN\\user:passwd@proxy:port/", but it doesn't
>> works ... I have tried to set http_user and http_passwd also without
>> luck.
> By the way, precise instructions are not too difficult to find:
> http://lmgtfy.com/?q=using yum with a proxy server
> --

Yes Giles, but my problem is with a Forefront proxy when I need to use
an AD to authenticate users ... With s squid proxy, it is easy to
configure proxy options under yum.conf ...