[Twisted-web] Proxy Authentication with a Password Protected Site

Robert Hancock hancock.robert at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 09:38:57 EDT 2008

Didn't help in that I receive an HTTP 407 Proxy Authentication required.

It is a proxy that requires Basic HTTP authentication.

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 4:57 AM, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
>> If I run this against a password protected HTTP(S) site from a host
>> that has direct access to the Internet it works fine.  I now have to
>> move it behind a proxy that requires authentication.  The Twisted
>> documentation did not make it clear (to me) how to add proxy
>> authentication and I cannot find an example on the Internet.
>> I've tried adding an additional Proxy-Authentication header to the
>> call, but that doesn't help  Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
> "Didn't help" how? What didn't work?
> What kind of proxy is it?
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