Configuring iManager 2.7 to Use a Proxy Server



By: preycor

April 9, 2008 8:29 am

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Problem

You want to configure your iManager to be able to access the Internet (for those plug-ins) through a proxy (such as squid or BorderManager).

Solution

1. Open imanager\bin\iManager.bat

2. Find the line that has “:DONE_VAR” in it.

3. Add the following just above that line. Obviously, replace “yourproxyipaddress” and “yourproxyport” appropriately.

set CATALINA_OPTS=%CATALINA_OPTS% -Dhttp.proxyHost=yourproxyipaddress
set CATALINA_OPTS=%CATALINA_OPTS% -Dhttp.proxyPort=yourproxyport

4. Find the line that has “start %JAVA_EXE% -Xms256m -Xmx512m” at the start and edit it to have ” %CATALINA_OPTS% ” between the “%JAVA_EXE%” and the “-Xms256m”. The completed line should look something like this:

start %JAVA_EXE% %CATALINA_OPTS% -Xms256m -Xmx512m -Xbootclasspath/a:%BPATH% -cp 

%CLASSPATH% -Djava.endorsed.dir=%EPATH% 

-Djava.library.path=%NATIVE_LIB_PATH%;%SWT_LIB_PATH% %DEBUG_PARAMS% %MAIN_CLASS% %1 %2 %3 

%4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9

5. Start your iManager and you’ll see that it shows NPM’s to download!

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Disclaimer: As with everything else at NetIQ Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by NetIQ, so Customer Support will not be able to help you if it has any adverse effect on your environment.  It just worked for at least one person, and perhaps it will be useful for you too.  Be sure to test in a non-production environment.

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  1. By:tking

    Also good to know:

    -Dhttp.proxyHost=proxyhostURL
    -Dhttp.proxyPort=proxyPortNumber
    -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts=*.mydomain.com|*.mydomain.ca
    -Dhttp.proxyUser=someUserName
    -Dhttp.proxyPassword=somePassword

    I do not have a socks server but understand these work also.

    -DsocksProxyHost=my.socks.com
    -DsocksProxyPort=1080

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