How do I setting a proxy for HttpClient?

In this example you will see how to configure proxy for the HttpClient.

package org.kodejava.example.commons.httpclient;

import org.apache.commons.httpclient.Credentials;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.HostConfiguration;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpClient;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpMethod;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpStatus;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.UsernamePasswordCredentials;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.auth.AuthScope;
import org.apache.commons.httpclient.methods.GetMethod;


public class HttpGetProxy {
    private static final String PROXY_HOST = "";
    private static final int PROXY_PORT = 8080;

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
        HttpMethod method = new GetMethod("");

        HostConfiguration config = client.getHostConfiguration();
        config.setProxy(PROXY_HOST, PROXY_PORT);

        String username = "guest";
        String password = "s3cr3t";
        Credentials credentials = new UsernamePasswordCredentials(username, password);
        AuthScope authScope = new AuthScope(PROXY_HOST, PROXY_PORT);

        client.getState().setProxyCredentials(authScope, credentials);

        try {

            if (method.getStatusCode() == HttpStatus.SC_OK) {
                String response = method.getResponseBodyAsString();
                System.out.println("Response = " + response);
        } catch (IOException e) {
        } finally {

Wayan Saryada

Programmer, runner, recreational diver, currently living in the island of Bali, Indonesia. Mostly programming in Java, creating web based application with Spring Framework, Hibernate / JPA.


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