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Configure a web proxy

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Configure a web proxy

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 the web proxy properties in the configuration file commented out.

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


  1. Change to the <installation directory>/conf/ directory.
  2. Open the file.
  3. Configure the web proxy properties.
  4. Save and close the file.
  5. If the web proxy is using a customer-specific server certificate, add this certificate to the JVM used by the Edge Encryption proxy server to establish trust between the web proxy and the Edge Encryption proxy server.
    1. cd to <Java home directory>/jre/lib/security/cacerts
    2. Execute the command: keytool -keystore cacerts -importcert -alias <chooseAlias> -file <certificateFile>