Re: FTP with urllib2 behind a proxy

Discussion in 'Python' started by Bob McCormick, Feb 25, 2004.

  1. One more thing....John mentioned environment settings.....can someone point
    to where these would be documented for FTP & Proxy? I don't see them in
    urllib2.

    thanks
    bob


    At 05:53 PM 2/24/2004 -0800, Bob McCormick wrote:
    >Hello,
    > I came across this email thread, and I can't seem to get the
    > examples to work.
    > I am running Proxy+ proxy server. It sets up HTTP proxy on port
    > 4480, cnad FTP proxy on 4421.
    > I'm not sure how to add the IP addr & host of the proxy server to
    > the authorization. Is it something like:
    > proxyauth = "http://anonymous@me:137.134.5.20:4421"
    > proxy_handler = urllib2.ProxyHandler( { 'http' : proxyauth, 'ftp'
    > : proxyauth})
    >
    >When I try this, and then try
    >urllib2.urlopen("ftp://ftp.mathcs.emory.edu/pub/misc/emacs")
    >I get
    >
    >urllib2.URLError: <urlopen error (1, 'address family not supported')>
    >
    >Does this mean that I don't have an FTP handler defined?
    >
    >As far as I know, I don't need any special authorizaiton to access my
    >proxy server, just the IP and host.
    >
    >Also, the python doc mentioned in the FTPHandler that it uses blank for
    >user and password. Is this really correct? Will this work? Most sites
    >want "anonymous" and an email addr.
    >
    > Thanks for any help or pointers that you can provide.
    >
    >--
    >Bob McCormick email:
    >
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    >(formerly TCSI Corp.) voice: +1 510-749-8720
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    Bob McCormick, Feb 25, 2004
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