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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SOCKS authentication -> SocketException: SOCKS : authentication failed
Date Mon, 11 Aug 2008 17:51:35 GMT
On Sun, 2008-08-10 at 21:21 +0200, Svyatoslav Hresyk wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I have run into problems, trying to use a SOCKS proxy with authentication.
> 
> I keep getting "java.net.SocketException: SOCKS : authentication failed" 
> regardless of wether I set the username and password or not.
> I have tested the SOCKS server with Proxifier and it works correctly, so 
> it's not a server issue.
> 
> Here is a code snippet, I am getting the Exception on:
> 
>         HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
>         client.getHostConfiguration().setHost("www.google.com", 80);
> 
>         System.setProperty("socksProxyHost", "1.1.1.1");
>         System.setProperty("socksProxyPort", "1234");
>         Credentials cred = new UsernamePasswordCredentials("username", 
> "password");
>         client.getState().setProxyCredentials(AuthScope.ANY, cred);
>         
>         GetMethod get = new GetMethod("/");
>         
>         client.executeMethod(get);
> 
> I have also tried setting java.net.socks.username and 
> java.net.socks.password
> system properties, without luck.
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 

As far as I know SOCKS proxying works on the TCP/IP socket level, and
not on the HTTP level. I am not sure anyone on this list would be able
to be of help.

Oleg


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