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Working with Internet URL from Eclipse

Thirugnanam Saravanan
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Joined: Dec 13, 2007
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I am trying to execute a java Program which attempts to copy a file from internet URL to my local disk.

I am using the following code for getting connection to the URL.



My system is connected to internet through proxy server. In ECLIPSE I have entered the proxy host, proxy port, proxy authentication details in the Windows --> Preferences --> Internet --> Proxy Settings window.

But when I execute the above Code,it displays an exception java.net.UnknownHostException.

Any ideas on how to connect to Internet URL from a system which is behind the Proxy Server ?


Saravanan
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Prashant Ladha
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Joined: Feb 06, 2008
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I dont think configuring the proxy setting in the eclipse would work.
I think it needs to be done in your java code instead.
Jan Cumps
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Indeed.

Look at URL.openConnection(Proxy proxy).

Your Eclipse proxy settings are not used in your java code.

Regards, Jan


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