[PC-BSD Testing] installer does not support proxy (needs an input so user can set)

Lars Engels lars.engels at 0x20.net
Mon Aug 8 03:36:54 PDT 2011


On Fri, 5 Aug 2011 11:38:01 -0700 (PDT), Dru Lavigne wrote:
> A user on IRC indicates that a netinstall doesn't work if the user is
> behind a proxy. Adding three input fields to this screen:
>
> http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/File:Network_install1.png
>
> that allow a user to:
>
> 1. selct FTP or HTTP from a drop-down menu
> 2. input an IP address (mandatory)
> 3. input a port number (optional)
>
> should fix this problem.
>
> The backend should take the input and turn it into a command such as:
>
> setenv HTTP_PROXY http://1.2.3.4
>
> or
>
> setenv FTP_PROXY ftp://1.2.3.4:8080
>
> Assuming the backend is using csh/tcsh.
>
> The user can assist in testing this functionality.


Please also add username / password fields and set
FTP_PROXY and HTTP_PROXY to http://username:password@address:port
and HTTP_PROXY_AUTH=basic:*:username:password


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