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CPAN modules to connect through proxy

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What modules can connect to a website throgh a proxy like LWP ?

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Re: CPAN modules to connect through proxy
by Zaxo (Archbishop) on Apr 25, 2004 at 19:49 UTC

    Clipping just the distributions from a CPAN search,

    cpan> i /Proxy/ Distribution A/AT/ATRAK/Net-ProxyMod-0.03.tgz Distribution B/BO/BOOK/HTTP-Proxy-0.13.tar.gz Distribution C/CG/CGILMORE/Apache-ProxyRewrite-0.17.tar.gz Distribution C/CL/CLINTDW/Apache-ReverseProxy-0.06.tar.gz Distribution D/DC/DCASTRO/Apache-FilteringProxy-0.1.tar.gz Distribution D/DH/DHUDES/HTTP-CheckProxy-0.4.tar.gz Distribution D/DY/DYACOB/SOAP-Lite-SmartProxy-0.11.tar.gz Distribution F/FL/FLUFFY/Tie-Proxy-Hash-1.01.tar.gz Distribution H/HA/HAGANK/Apache-RewritingProxy-0.4.tar.gz Distribution H/HA/HAGANK/Apache-RewritingProxy-0.7.tar.gz Distribution J/JB/JBODNAR/Apache-ProxyStuff-0.10.tar.gz Distribution K/KO/KOBAYASI/Apache-DoCoMoProxy-0.01.tar.gz Distribution M/MI/MIYAGAWA/Apache-ACEProxy-0.04.tar.gz Distribution M/MI/MIYAGAWA/Apache-No404Proxy-0.05.tar.gz Distribution M/MJ/MJS/Apache-ProxyPass-0.06.tar.gz Distribution M/MU/MUENALAN/Class-Proxy-0.01.02.tar.gz Distribution M/MU/MUENALAN/Class-Proxy-0.01.04.tar.gz Distribution N/NK/NKUITSE/Class-Proxy-Lite-1.00.tar.gz Distribution P/PS/PSTADT/Apache-ProxyScan-0.31.tar.gz Distribution Q/QJ/QJZHOU/LWP-UserAgent-ProxyAny-1.01.tar.gz Distribution Q/QM/QMACRO/Jabber-Component-Proxy-0.02.tar.gz Distribution R/RE/REATMON/HTTP-ProxyAutoConfig-0.1.tar.gz Distribution T/TH/THOM/HTTP-ProxyCheck-1.1.tar.gz Distribution T/TO/TOMC/scripts/CS-Talk/source/web/Proxy/ Distribution U/UD/UDASSIN/HTTP-ProxySelector-0.02.tar.gz Distribution X/XF/XFIRE/Apache-Proxy-0.02.tar.gz ... cpan>
    Proxy will get you the equivalent search over the CPAN website.

    LWP is also a distribution of modules.

    After Compline,

Re: CPAN modules to connect through proxy
by bart (Canon) on Apr 26, 2004 at 08:35 UTC
    I assume you mean "Which modules like LWP can connect to a website through a proxy?" Well, LWP can. Using LWP::Simple, all you have to do is set the environment variable HTTP_PROXY to a value in a form like "", and LWP::Simple will pick it up.

    Alternatively, for more control, you can use some LWP::UserAgent methods, related to pxoies, directly, in LWP modules that allow direct access to it. That does, again, include LWP::Simple.

    This is all documented in the section about proxies in lwpcook, the LWP Cookbook, and the section related to proxy attributes in LWP::UserAgent.

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