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Proxy Settings

If you are on a VPN realm or server that is behind a firewall there are times when you still need to reach the outside Internet. For example, you may need to install a conda or R package. In that case, you will need to add a proxy setting to your environment. 

You can issue the following commands either manually each time you need access, or you can add them to your .bashrc so that the proxy is always configured when you log in or launch a new shell.

export http_proxy=http://rcproxy.rc.fas.harvard.edu:3128
export https_proxy=https://rcproxy.rc.fas.harvard.edu:3128

 

Please note: Our proxy does not allow all traffic, but should allow access to things necessary for your work.

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