Setting proxy in xampp

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Setting proxy in xampp

Postby tillu » 13. October 2014 02:51

Hi...I am using XAMPP 1.8.3 on windows...I have a web scrapper in php which used to work when I accessed Internet using a public IP...But now I am in college and behind an authenticated proxy server...Due to this the php code cannot load the webpage I am trying to access to scrap..Can somebody please tell me how to set proxy ip, port, username and password in xampp to let php have access to the webpage I trying to scrape..

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Re: Setting proxy in xampp

Postby Nobbie » 13. October 2014 12:33

You have to edit the web scrape php script and implement some changes. There is no "general" Xampp Setup for that::

It depends, how you connect to the scraped URL. If you use cURL, you will find some examples how to establish a connect via Proxy: ... ia-a-proxy

If you use native fsockopen() function, you will find an example for accessing via a proxy in the user contributed notes of the documentation:
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