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Re: Proxy Settings

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-27 18:28:57 CEST

Paulus Stephen-HNCJ36 wrote:

> I am attempting to download source from a 3rd party vendor of using
> TortoiseSVN version 1.4.4 Build 9706 32 bit. I am getting an unknown
> hostname error. I do not get this error when I am not using a proxy.
> However, it is required to use a proxy.

"unknown hostname" means some problems with DNS. Does your proxy block
DNS too?

> I believe I have the proxy settings setup correctly within TortoiseSVN
> Settings-Network section.

Well, without you telling us what those settings are we can't really
confirm this.

If your proxy doesn't even pass DNS through without authentication, then
you must use a plain IP address of your proxy server in your proxy
settings - otherwise the proxy settings can't be used (chicken-egg
problem: proxy server name can't be resolved to authenticate with it to
let DNS through).

> What type of proxies do you support?

AFAIK all known proxies. It only depends on how the proxies are configured.

Stefan

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