I'm glad that worked, Thon.

Let us know if you run into any other problems with the API in a proxy set
up.
Carl



On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 7:58 PM, Anthonius deBoer <thondeb...@me.com> wrote:

> Hi Carl,
>
> I am using the submit and get functions from the scripts/api/common.py....
>
> I actually found that I just need to add authentication to the calls, so I
> added this
>
> <code>
> def authenticate(url, u, p):
>     auth_handler = urllib2.HTTPBasicAuthHandler()
>     auth_handler.add_password(realm='GALAXY@GHI. Please log in with your
> Windows account',
>                               uri=url,
>                               user=u,
>                               passwd=p)
>     opener = urllib2.build_opener(auth_handler)
>     # ...and install it globally so it can be used with urlopen.
>     urllib2.install_opener(opener)
>
> def make_url( api_key, url, args=None ):
>     # Adds the API Key to the URL if it's not already there.
>     if args is None:
>         args = []
>     argsep = '&'
>     if '?' not in url:
>         argsep = '?'
>     if '?key=' not in url and '&key=' not in url:
>         args.insert( 0, ( 'key', api_key ) )
>     return url + argsep + '&'.join( [ '='.join( t ) for t in args ] )
>
> def get( api_key, url, user, pw ):
>     # Do the actual GET.
>     url = make_url( api_key, url )
>     authenticate(url, user, pw)
>     try:
>         return simplejson.loads( urllib2.urlopen( url ).read() )
>     except simplejson.decoder.JSONDecodeError, e:
>         print "URL did not return JSON data"
>         sys.exit(1)
> .
> .
> .
>
> </code>
>
> This will authenticate for each call and it seems to work nicely (if you
> add the authenticate step to each of the functions, like I did here for
> get....
>
> Thon
>
> On Jan 31, 2013, at 11:44 AM, Carl Eberhard <carlfeberh...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hello Anthonius,
>
> Can you elaborate on how you're invoking the API? How are you calling it?
>
> Thanks,
> Carl
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 6:30 PM, Anthonius deBoer <thondeb...@me.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am trying to use the API with my galaxy server running behind a proxy
>> server.
>> How do I pass username/password information to the API so it can actually
>> run?
>> If I use the regular API calls I get a access denied...
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Thon
>>
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