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Re: proxy for Gnus ?

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: proxy for Gnus ?
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 09:51:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, May 18 2005, address@hidden wrote:

> Now the only way for me to connect the net is throught a http proxy.
> How do I tell Gnus, and all ftp/telnet/ssh session to go throught it
> either ?

I never tried, but it should be possible, see (info "(gnus)Indirect
Functions") and (info "(gnus)Example Methods") ...

,----[ (info "(gnus)Example Methods") ]
|    If you are behind a firewall and only have access to the NNTP server
| from the firewall machine, you can instruct Gnus to `rlogin' on the
| firewall machine and telnet from there to the NNTP server.  Doing this
| can be rather fiddly, but your virtual server definition should
| probably look something like this:
|      (nntp "firewall"
|            (nntp-open-connection-function nntp-open-via-rlogin-and-telnet)
|            (nntp-via-address "the.firewall.machine")
|            (nntp-address "")
|            (nntp-end-of-line "\n"))
| [...]

Bye, Reiner.
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