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From "Jeffrey D. Brekke" <>
Subject Re: [Net] FTP access over HTTP Proxy
Date Mon, 11 Apr 2005 12:58:02 GMT
Using the jvm networking properties?

http.proxyHost (default: <none>)
http.proxyPort (default: 80 if http.proxyHost specified)

Bindul Bhowmik (GMail) wrote:
> Hi,
> Not sure if I should be asking this question in this forum or in commons-dev.
> We are developing a small tool, which would require access to files
> over FTP. We are using commons-net's FTPClient for browsing and
> downloading FTP files.
> Things work fine for a local FTP site, but when I try to access an FTP
> site over the network, the connection simply times out. Our company
> uses an MS ISA server for proxy, and FTP connections are allowed only
> over HTTP tunnels. Is there any way I could do it using FTPClient? If
> it is currently not supported, is there any plans of supporting it in
> the near future?
> Also, our proxy server requires authentication.
> I tried setting the socks proxy as described in
>  But that does not seem to help!
> I am able to access HTTP sites over the same proxy using commons-httpclient.
> Regards,
> Bindul
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Jeffrey D. Brekke                         
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