Found the cure - just required adding urllib2.ProxyHandler in the data_source
Why doesn't Galaxy pick up the system http_proxy variables?
[mailto:galaxy-dev-boun...@lists.bx.psu.edu] On Behalf Of Smithies, Russell
Sent: Wednesday, 30 November 2011 9:09 a.m.
Subject: [galaxy-dev] proxy settings?
I'm new to Galaxy so I'm not sure if this a Galaxy or linux/apache question .
When I try to "Get Data" from UCSC or any other external site, I get a 407
error from our proxy as I need to authenticate.
Is the request going out as the 'galaxy' user or 'apache' or the user that's
I already have http_proxy and ftp_proxy configured in /etc/profile (we're
running Centos 6) but I assume there a correct place to configure this for
The error message I'm seeing is:
An error occurred running this job: The remote data source application may be
off line, please try again later. Error: ('http error', 407, 'Proxy Access
Denied', <httplib.HTTPMessage instance at 0x35d2998>)
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