Forum: Ruby open-uri behind authenticated firewall

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80b1b9758e76568747b2c50bcb911201?d=identicon&s=25 Behrang Saeedzadeh (Guest)
on 2007-03-21 00:46
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I am behind an authenticated firewall. I have been able to make gem go
through the firewall by setting the HTTP_PROXY env var to But the open method of the open-uri does
not go through this proxy by default.

 open(address, :proxy => "") is not working.
Any ideas!?


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