[Inteproxy-devel] About Inteproxy configuration

Stephan Holl stephan.holl at intevation.de
Fri Jan 18 13:15:10 CET 2008

Hello Jukka,

nice to hear that you are evaluating InteProxy!

"Rahkonen Jukka" <Jukka.Rahkonen at mmmtike.fi>, [20080118-13:55:16]:

> Hi Stephan, 
> I should evaluate a WMS service that is secured by basic
> authentication through https connection.  So far the only client I
> have been able to use with the service is browser.  I was thinking
> about that perhaps this could be a place for Inteproxy so I
> downloaded the Windows installer and installed the program
> yesterday.  To what I see and understand it is installed correctly.
> However, I haven't been able to connect to the secured WMS with it
> yet.
> This is what I have done so far:
> - installed Inteproxy
> - started it from Windows commandline from the Inteproxy main
> directory after setting environment variable for our proxy somehow
> like this: SET https_proxy=proxy.host.fi:8000
> (I checked that I do not have http_proxy set at all because the manual
> told to avoid that)
> - copied the test URL http://localhost:64609/... from the installation
> manual to OpenJUMP WMS dialog
> Inteproxy dialog appears asking for credentials, but after feeding it
> with meier/meier OpenJUMP cannot make connection.

THis seems correct, but I am not sure about the windows-setup at the
moment. I have CCed the inteproxy-devel-list to include more experts in
your question.
> OpenJUMP shows me this message: Could not connect to WMS.
> SocketException: Unexpected end of file from server.

It seems that InteProxy cannot find the way out of your network to
contact the remote server. When I was playing with it I had some issues
the the http_proxy environment variable to set right, but I have to
leave that for the pros to answer, I am unsure about the correct
> I also edited inteproxy.cfg and changed the hostname and path to suit
> the WMS service we should test. I did not know for sure if I should
> set class=identity or class=owsproxy so I tried both. One at a time,
> naturally.  The result was the same as above.  I do not believe I ever
> get untill the real server but the error happens before.
> Have I done something obviously wrong?

no, not that I can see.

> You can well forward this mail to Inteproxy mailing list as well, I
> was too lazy to do that right now.

OK, our InteProxy-Chief-developer is on holiday right now, but I thing
he will have some more hints for you.

Best regrads


Stephan Holl <stephan.holl at intevation.de>, http://intevation.de/~stephan
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