Proxy

Description

Specifies the default proxy settings AutoMate should use when attempting any network communications through a proxy server. This includes using Remote Administration and any tasks that contain web related actions that are set to use the default proxy settings, such as FTP, HTTP, Exchange, Send Email and Get Email.

To access Proxy properties, from Task Administrator, navigate to Options -> Default Properties -> Proxy.

Related Topics

Parameters

Property

Description

Proxy type

The proxy type to use. The available options are:

  • None (default)

  • Socks4

  • Socks4a

  • Socks5

  • HTTP

NOTE: When None is selected, AutoMate does not use a proxy for its TCP/IP communication (unless a specific AutoMate step is set otherwise).

Proxy host

The host name or host address of the proxy to use. If the Proxy type parameter is set to None, this parameter is inactive.

Proxy port

The port on the proxy server to use. The default value is 1028. If the Proxy type parameter is set to None, this parameter is inactive.

Use authentication

If enabled, AutoMate will attempt to use the information in the User ID and Password fields to authenticate a proxy request. If disabled, AutoMate attempts to contact the proxy server without authentication. This parameter is disabled by default.

User ID

The user ID to authenticate proxy requests. This parameter is active only if the Use authentication parameter is enabled.

Password

The password to authenticate proxy requests. This parameter is active only if the Use authentication parameter is enabled.