Chapter 4. HTTP proxy

Table of Contents

1. Manual proxy configuration
2. Automatic proxy configuration URL
3. Setting the proxy in a Z39.50 session

The engine does support all HTTP proxy features which Firefox have: Preferences -> Advanced -> Network .

The config file for the proxy is cf/engine/src/prefs.js

1. Manual proxy configuration

Manual (direct) proxying specifies a host and port that relays HTTP traffic.

Example 4.1. Using manual proxy

To use the squid proxy on host localhost, port 3128:

     user_pref("network.proxy.http", "localhost");
     user_pref("network.proxy.http_port", 3128);
     user_pref("network.proxy.type", 1);