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Eclipse update proxy settings

Eclipse IDE is extensively used to for developing small and big applications

Eclipse update proxy settings


Eclipse IDE is extensively used to for developing small and big applications. There are many plugins available for eclipse IDE, which can be downloaded form website and install on the server.

If you are behind the firewall and you are accessing Internet through proxy server, then you have to update the eclipse proxy setting to use proxy server to download the required plugins.

Configuring Eclipse to use proxy

Configuring eclipse to use http proxy is easy work. Follow the following steps:

  1. Open you eclipse IDE and navigate to Window | Preferences.
  2. Then navigate to General->Network Connection and provide the proxy IP address and port number as shown below:

  3. Now click on the "OK" button to save the settings.

Now you are done and your eclipse IDE can communicate to internet to download and install eclipse plugins.


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