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Re: no_proxy being ignored

From: Charles Brown <>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2010 14:47:54 -0400

On 10/04/2010 02:06 PM, Charles Brown wrote:
> All,
> I've searched the archives for this issue, and see several similar
> threads that indicate I shouldn't be having this issue, so I need some
> help figuring out what I'm missing.
> I have cURL 7.19.6, running latest XAMPP on Ubuntu, with the
> following proxy settings;
> $ env | grep proxy
> http_proxy=http://proxy:3128/
> FTP_PROXY=ftp://proxy:3128/
> ftp_proxy=ftp://proxy:3128/
> all_proxy=socks://proxy:3128/
> ALL_PROXY=socks://proxy:3128/
> HTTPS_PROXY=https://proxy:3128/
> https_proxy=https://proxy:3128/
> no_proxy=localhost,
> My PHP script uses the following curl code
> $c = curl_init();
> curl_setopt ($c, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
> curl_setopt ($c, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
> $contents = curl_exec($c);
> curl_close($c);
> where the problem $url starts with http://localhost:8080/....
> The $contents returned from curl is a "URL could not be retrieved"
> error message from the proxy.
> With localhost listed in the no_proxy setting, why would this happen?
> --CB

I've solved my issue. It turns out the proxy settings I had thought
were "Apply System Wide...'ed, aren't quite. The 'no_proxy' settings
for all other users, including the init script for XAMPP, are missing.
Which explains my issue.

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