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From "Andrew Grieve (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-7939) Android CordovaChromeClient doesn't respect Wifi proxy bypass list
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:25:33 GMT


Andrew Grieve commented on CB-7939:

That's super cool! You should put it together as a plugin and post it to

> Android CordovaChromeClient doesn't respect Wifi proxy bypass list
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: CB-7939
>                 URL:
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Android
>    Affects Versions: 3.5.0
>         Environment: Android 4.4.2
>            Reporter: Jon Tancer
>            Assignee: Andrew Grieve
>              Labels: android, proxy, webview
> When running a cordova app on an Android 4.4.2 device, the device does not respect the
"Bypass proxy for:" list in the device's WiFi settings.
> My ajax request ultimately fails, because authentication to the proxy fails.  The end
points I am requesting are internal servers which are listed as exclusions in the setting
mentioned above, so they should never be going through the proxy and ultimately failing.
> My listed exclusions are:
> Changing the Wifi exclusion setting to only include fixes
the issue, but this is not a feasible.
> This issue is not present in older versions of Android, holding all other variables constant.
 The issue is also not present when creating a HttpURLConnection in native java code, it only
happens with ajax requests through javascript.  This leads me to believe it has something
to do with the Chrome WebView which was introduced in Android 4.4 KitKat.
> Any ideas?  Can the proxy exclusion be manually over ridden from the app?
> More details about the Chrome Web View here:

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