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It's not often that I work on my company's VPN but on this occasion I did. One of the things that I've forgotten about was how proxies are automatically configured when the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client
establishes the VPN connection. The reason I need to be on the VPN was to access some internal servers and run some of my code that connects via the T3 protocol to a weblogic server and executed some remote methods. Every time I executed my code it just sat there as if frozen.
The odd thing was a connection timeout exception was never thrown. Perhaps I didn't wait long enough to see it though. I was able to get past this connectivity issue when one of the engineers reminded me about the proxy settings configurable in JDeveloper
When I checked the command that JDeveloper
was executing, it did have a number of proxy parameters specified, these were...
I wasn't setting these explicitly anywhere, but there was an option to enable proxies in the Project Properties
. To access these, right click your project and select 'Project Properties...'
. You will see a dialog box pop similar to the one below.
then select the Default
configuration and click 'Edit...'
On the screen that pops up, select 'Tool Settings'
and untick 'Use Proxy'
After I did this and ran my code again, it connected without any problems.
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