koji client does not work through proxy

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Tue Sep 14 12:13:06 UTC 2010

  On 09/14/2010 12:18 AM, Mike McGrath wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Sep 2010, Ralph Lange wrote:
>>    Hi,
>> Today I had to learn that the koji client, while being the only way to
>> request a build, does not support proxies.
>> In a university like environment with no open ports whatsoever, with an
>> increasingly paranoid IT group in charge of the firewall and proxy, that
>> does not leave a lot of options.
>> While I was able to ssh tunnel my way out of this miserable situation, I
>> think this approach does not work as a general solution.
>> I realized that this issue has been discussed two years ago [1], but I
>> did not find any newer statements.
>> Is there any work being done (or an intention to do so) to improve the
>> situation?
>> Thanks,
>> Ralph
>> [1]
>> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2008-August/msg00665.html
> You'll need at least some open ports.  443 and 80 I think are the only
> ones required for koji builds.
and exactly those are the ones proxied almost everywhere where a 
mandatory proxy is in use. 80 at least.

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