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If your company network is using a proxy to access the internet, you may be required to enter the proxy settings into Jitterbit Studio, Cloud Data Loader, or local Agent. By using a proxy, the computers within your company do not connect directly with a website. When you enter a website into your browser, the browser forwards a request to the proxy and the proxy actually connects to the website. Your proxy receives the responses sent by the website and forwards the responses to your browser. The proxy may be embedded into your router, or it may be a completely separate server. The user may be able to access the proxy settings in the browser settings on the computer, or it may be necessary to contact the Network Administrator or 3rd party vendor that set up the internet access to get the correct settings.

Access Proxy Settings in Your Browser

Internet Explorer

  • Launch Internet Explorer.
  • Click on Tools in the Main Menu of Internet Explorer and Select Internet Options in the drop-down menu.
  • Click on the Connections tab.
    • Dial-Up or VPN: Click on the Settings button.
    • Local Area Network: Click on the LAN Settings button.
  • The Proxy Settings pop-up window will display.
    • Automatically detect settings checkbox: If this option is selected, contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up your internet access.
    • Use Automatic configuration script checkbox:  If this option is selected, contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up your internet access.
    • Proxy Server checkbox: If this option is selected, the Address and Port values will be populated. Enter these settings into Jitterbit Proxy Settings.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  • In the upper right corner of the Firefox browser, Click on the Firefox Menu Button Open Menu icon.
  • Click on Options in the drop down menu.
  • Click on the Network tab.
    • In the Connections section, Click on the Settings button.
  • The Connection Settings pop-up window displays.
    • No Proxy:  If selected, you will not need to enter proxy settings into Data Loader or Studio.
    • Auto Detect Proxy Settings: If selected, you will need to contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up your internet access.
    • Use System Proxy Settings:  If selected, you will need to contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up your internet access.
    • Manual Proxy Configurations: If selected, the HTTP Proxy and Port values will be populated. Enter these settings into Jitterbit Proxy Settings.

Google Chrome

  • Launch Google Chrome.
  • In the upper right corner of the Google browser, Click on the Google Menu Button Open Menu icon.
  • Click on Settings in the drop-down menu.

  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and Click on Show advanced settings.... link.
    • In the Network section, Click on the Change proxy settings... button.

  • The Internet Properties pop-up window displays.

  • Click on the Connections tab.
    • Dial-Up or VPN: Click on the Settings button.
    • Local Area Network: Click on the LAN Settings button.

  • The Proxy Settings pop-up window will display.
    • Automatically detect settings checkbox: If this option is selected, contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up your internet access.
    • Use Automatic configuration script checkbox:  If this option is selected, contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up your internet access.
    • Proxy Server checkbox: If this option is selected, the Address and Port values will be populated. Enter these settings into Jitterbit Proxy Settings.

Enter Proxy Settings in Jitterbit Studio / Cloud Data Loader

  • Launch Jitterbit Studio or Jitterbit Data Loader.

Launch Jitterbit Data Loader and Studio

  • Click the Proxy Settings Button button.

  • The Proxy Settings pop-up window displays.
Jitterbit Proxy Settings
  • Host: Enter the Address or HTTP Proxy listed in your browser proxy settings, which will be in the format 192.001.001.001.
  • Port: Enter the Port listed in your browser proxy settings
  • User: Enter the username if one is used to access your proxy server. If you do not know the username, or if a username is automatically entered, contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up the internet access for your company.
  • Password: Enter the password if one is used to access your proxy server. If you do not know the password, or if a password is automatically entered, contact your Network Administrator or the 3rd party vendor that set up the internet access for your company.
  • NTLM Domain: Enter the company Domain name if you have been given one.
  • Click the OK button to save the proxy settings.

Enter Proxy Settings in Jitterbit Agent

The Jitterbit Harmony Agent communicates with the Harmony Cloud securely using the HTTPS protocol. You can configure the agent to communicate using a proxy server. Both standard HTTPS proxy and NTLM proxy are supported.  

Windows

Jitterbit has a built-in utility located in the agent installation that is accessible via the command line.  The location of the utility is the [jitterbit_home]/bin directory.  The way it is accessed is via the command line- start a command prompt and navigate to the above directory substituting [jitterbit_home] for where it is installed on your system. Next, there are several commands that can be accessed in this manner.  Here is a listing of those commands:

Enter: jitterbitutils

followed by:

 --set-http-proxy-host <hostname>[:<port>]

                               Set http proxy host name (port is optional).

 --set-http-proxy-username <user name>

                               User name for proxy server authentication.

 --set-http-proxy-domain <NTLM domain

                               NTLM domain for proxy server authentication.

 --set-http-proxy-pwd <password>

                               Set password for proxy server authentication.

Linux

Use the following command to configure your agent if you are behind a proxy. These proxy settings are also saved and used by the agent when communicating with the Harmony platform after configuration.

jitterbit-config --xh=<host> --xu=<username> --xp=<password> --xn=<domain>

Note:

<host> is of the form <hostname>:<port number>

<username> and <password> is needed only if the proxy server requires authorization.

<domain> is needed only when  using an NTLM proxy.


The Jitterbit Harmomy Agent communicates with the Harmony Cloud securely using the https protocol. You can configure the agent to communicate using a proxy server. Both standard HTTPS proxy and NTLM proxy are supported  

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