Configure web proxy properties

If your network uses a web proxy, you can set up the Edge Encryption proxy to use the web proxy.

About this task

If your network does not use a web proxy, leave these configuration parameters commented out.

The Edge Encryption proxy supports HTTP connection to and basic authentication with the web proxy.

Procedure

  1. Change to the <installation directory>/conf/ directory.
  2. Open the edgeencryption.properties file.
  3. Enter the proxy properties.
    Table 1. Proxy properties
    Property Description
    edgeencryption.webproxy.host Can be the web-proxy's name or its IP address.
    edgeencryption.webproxy.port Port on the web proxy.
    edgeencryption.webproxy.user User name to be used to connect to the web proxy. If your web proxy does not use authentication, leave this property commented out.
    edgeencryption.webproxy.password Password to use to connect to the web proxy. If your web proxy does not use authentication, leave this property commented out.
  4. Save and close the edgeencryption.properties file.
  5. If the web proxy requires a customer-specific client certificate, add the certificate to the Edge proxy Java truststore at <installation directory>/java/jre/lib/security/cacerts.
    To import a certificate to the truststore, execute the command: keytool -keystore cacerts -importcert -alias <chooseAlias> -file <certificateFile>