Yeah - it seems like ftplib doesn't support proxies and that is what
is used by this script:
Some relevant discussion here:
I might suggest reworking that script to use urllib2 which should
support ftp and proxies. Not sure if there is some feature in ftplib
though that is required for the data manager.
On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 11:12 AM, Tobias Zimmermann
> Dear All,
> I have some problems with the download of genome files by the data manager.
> I tried to download some genome files from the UCSC server with the data
> manager of galaxy ( name: data_manager_fetch_genome_all_fasta, revision:
> cca219f2b212), but it fails because of a timeout. Our galaxy server is in an
> internal network without connection to the Internet. To access the Internet
> we are required to go trough a http-proxy before any web-services can be
> The file
> manages the download of the file. Line 183 shows the problem. Here the FTP
> item from the python ftplib module tries to establishes the connection to
> the UCSC ftp server. This connection fails. So here is my question:
> How can i download data by the data manager with a http-proxy?
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