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Re: cannot open remote documents with Amaya 2.2 Solaris 2.5 + 2.6

From: <jose.kahan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 16:21:24 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199911031521.QAA28556@tuvalu.inrialpes.fr>
To: Bertrand.Ibrahim@cui.unige.ch
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
In our previous episode, Bertrand.Ibrahim@cui.unige.ch said:
> > Maybe there's a new firewall or proxy in your lab?
> This is exactly what I did. In the Preferences/Proxy dialog box, I indicated
> the name of the proxy server (proxy.unige.ch) and the local domain name for 
> which the proxy shouldn't be used (.unige.ch). I also tried to indicate the
> port on which the proxy was reachable (proxy.unige.ch:3128), but that didn't
> work either. I should probably point out that I was trying to reach the 
> HTTP server that runs on my own workstation (cuisung.unige.ch).

> As soon as I erased the proxy information, the access to my server worked ok.
> I am using plain manual proxy config. I just checked it and it works.
> So, I think the problem is not with our proxy, but with my configuring
> Amaya to use it.

Yes, the proxy configuration mechanism is quite misleading. I'll try to
simplify it for the next version.

You have to declare your proxy as follows:


My guess is that you forgot to add the "http://" string.

You can also avoid using a proxy to access your local server using the
Proxy Menu/No proxy.. entry, and setting it up as:


No need to put http://  in this case.

Thanks for the report and followup :)

Received on Wednesday, 3 November 1999 10:21:29 UTC

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