[Tilecache] Caching external WMS through a proxy
man_kills_everything at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 18 05:37:01 EST 2008
I've created a http_proxy environment variable in Windows but still no luck.
The WMS im using works without TileCache so there shouldn't be a problem
there. Here are the settings I'm using:
Although I'm pretty sure the problem isn't here. Is there any way I can
check whether python knows about my proxy?
Christopher Schmidt-4 wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 04:56:03PM -0800, Chris Whitney wrote:
>> If I understand the question correctly:
>> [ Tilecache on Apache] -> [proxy] -> [WMS Server]
>> If so, this isn't really the responsibility of Tilecache to make sure
>> that outgoing HTTP (WMS) requests go through the proxy. Depending on
>> what you mean by "proxy" (is it an HTTP proxy, SOCKS, VPN tunnel, or
>> some machine that you SSH tunnel through, etc) you will have to
>> configure the operating system / third-party tool correctly.
> Not really. There are standard environment variables which control the
> use of HTTP Proxies: So long as you don't need authentication, you can
> do this without touching the Tilecache code by setting the HTTP_PROXY
> environment variable: see the urllib documentation for more.
> Christopher Schmidt
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