Subversion Plugin Subclipse Proxy Server Settings in Eclipse or Flash Builder

Eclipse with SVN (e.g. Subclipse plugin) looks in three places for a proxy server configuration:

The first place (NOT for SVN internet connections):
-> Windows -> Preferences -> General -> Network Connections
The proxy servers that are shown here are…
… added by default by eclipse (Proxy entries: HTTP, HTTPS, SOCKS; Proxy bypass: localhost,

The second place is the Internet Explorer. If you go to Extras->Internet Options->Connections->LAN Options->Proxy Server in Internet Explorer, you can add a proxy server manually. Eclipse/Flash Builder also adds these manual proxy settings to its own connections.

The rest of the connections in Eclipse/Flash Builder are added manually by the user.

The third place (for SVN internet connections):
SVN stores its proxy in a configuration file. If you look for it in Windows XP here is a good manual. If you look for it under Windows 7 (or Vista?) go to C:\Users\MyUserId\AppData\Roaming\Subversion\servers. http-proxy-host and http-proxy-port control the proxy used by SVN (e.g. subclipse in eclipse).

Posted in eclipse, Flash Builder, Java, Subversion Tagged with: development, eclipse, java, proxy, subversion, svn
  • KenZZ

    so…May I ask, where’s the second one?

  • you are perfectly right to ask this. i have updated the blog entry above to add this information.

  • Arnold

    Thank you for the information 🙂

  • Vicky

    Thanks much. it helped a lot.

  • ninos

    God bless you! I mind-bended on it for two days!!
    Thank you very much!