Friday, May 9, 2014

Ubuntu: Proxy settings for Maven

Ubuntu: Proxy settings for Maven
Recently I faced problem using maven under a proxy network and by little research, found this solution.
Temporary solution:
Add the following options along with your maven command
-DproxySet=true -DproxyPort=3128
For example, to run "mvn package":
mvn -DproxySet=true -DproxyPort=3128 package

Permanent solution:
To add the proxy settings permanently, goto {M2_HOME}/conf/settings.xml and find the <proxies> section. Un-comment the required sections and configure accordingly.
To set proxy without password protection, change it as follows:
Change the words in italic format.