Http Proxy

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Using a proxy server for updates[edit]

If your system sits behind a firewall, you might want to configure a www proxy first if there is one on the network that provides internet access:

export http_proxy=
export no_proxy=localhost,,,,*

Making these settings permanent across logins can be done by editing the file


As this file might be overwritten by newer versions during YUM updates, a better way is to copy the file to a new file, i.e., and edit accordingly.

If that does not work (i.e. your network is completely isolated from the internet) then you may want to set up a separate YUM server for updates (this can be the same server or a centrally located FTP server for example).

If you need a proxy to access FTP servers (i.e. local site YUM repositories) use:

export ftp_proxy=