Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


Unable to access http site using wget through proxy


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Unable to access http site using wget through proxy
# 1  
Old 06-15-2009
Unable to access http site using wget through proxy

Hi there
I am currently trying to access an http site using the wget utility from a solaris box. I am going through proxies to do this and we have two types of proxies.

For the first one, which is a netcache proxy, I am able to use the wget command to export the proxy information

export http_proxy="http://usernameSmilieassword@proxySmilieort"

and then I am able to access the site using the following-

/usr/sfw/bin/wget Google

The above works fine.

However when I try to use a different type of proxy called ironport proxy, performing the above steps does not work.

I get an error message saying no route was found to the host.

It looks like the ironport proxy does not understand wget or wget needs to send something specific for the ironport proxy to let it through to access the site.

Does anyone know anything about how these are different and what we can do to make the ironport proxy work with wget.
# 2  
Old 06-15-2009
Isn't ironport a Cisco product now? I'd suggest calling support, they're gonna know better than us chickens. Smilie

Good luck.
# 3  
Old 06-21-2009
Thanks Kodak, turns out that ironport proxies require ntlm-based authentication and curl is the tool to use for that since wget does not support it.

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #553
Difficulty: Medium
The standard input (stdin for short), standard output (stdout) and standard error (stderr) are three standard communication streams that are defined by most computer systems.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

awk script to find time difference between HTTP PUT and HTTP DELETE requests in access.log

Hi, I'm trying to write a script to determine the time gap between HTTP PUT and HTTP DELETE requests in the HTTP Servers access log. Normally client will do HTTP PUT to push content e.g. file_1.txt and 21 seconds later it will do HTTP DELETE, but sometimes the time varies causing some issues... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Juha
3 Replies

2. AIX

Configure HTTP proxy in SUMA

Hi, I am trying to configure an HTTP_PROXY so that suma can reach out beyond our intranet and pull updates from the IBM website. Currently, our suma config is the default as it's not been used before. When I attempt to issue the following command sudo suma... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: JAR1
7 Replies

3. Web Development

Http connect to proxy to websockets

I am having a hard time with this one. We have a websocket server listening on port 80 at myserver.com/wsDemo?ID=12. We need to test a client program by connecting it to this server through a proxy. I am trying nginx 1.2.7 as the proxy on port 8080, running on proxy-server. We want the client to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: glev2005
1 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

Wget vs Curl - Proxy issue

Hi, My script needs to crawl the data from a third party site. Currently it is written in wget. The third party site is of shared interface with different IP addresses. My wget works with all the IP address but not with one. Whereas the curl is able to hit that IP address and comes out... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sathyaonnuix
2 Replies

5. Programming

Unable to use libcurl to access a site requiring client authentication

I’m using the below snipped for setting the certificate and key for client authentication. curl_easy_setopt(curl,CURLOPT_SSLCERT,"clientCert.pem"); curl_easy_setopt(curl,CURLOPT_SSLCERTPASSWD,"changeit"); curl_easy_setopt(curl,CURLOPT_SSLCERTTYPE,"PEM"); ... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: old_as_a_fossil
2 Replies

6. Shell Programming and Scripting

proxy server with wget or cli curl

I'm using a proxy service with an ip address and a port number. How do I use the proxy with wget or cli curl? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: locoroco
1 Replies

7. Shell Programming and Scripting

Proxy with curl/wget support

I need a proxy that would enable me to use cli curl/wget with another ip address. How do I find a paid proxy server that supports curl/wget? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: locoroco
1 Replies

8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

cant make a http get request using wget

Hi all, Im trying to make an http get request to a web service from a linux machine like below and i get ERROR 500 wget http://10.1.21.236:8585/pns.asmx/Sen...&msgBody=werty 25018 $ --19:06:32-- http://10.1.21.236:8585/pns.asmx/Sen...erName=serverA Connecting to 10.1.21.236:8585...... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: elthox
1 Replies

9. IP Networking

port access to site to site VPN

Setup a site to site VPN between two cisco routers. One of the site locations is unable to access ports such as https://example.com:9001 How do I let them go into port 9001? They can ssh, ftp, telnet and everything else. Is this a VPN issue or ACL access issue? I put permit ip host... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: photon
0 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

wget using wildcards using http

Hi there, probably a really simple question but i want to download all .rpm files from a web repository which happens to be http and not ftp Ive tried using wget, but as far as i can see it doesnt allow for wilcards (ie wget http://address/*.rpm) does anybody know i can get all these files in... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: hcclnoodles
2 Replies

Featured Tech Videos