Run Apache mvn (maven2) behind proxy

If you want to use maven2(mvn) behind a proxy then you have to do the following.

1. Go to settings.xml file which is located in /etc/maven2

sudo gedit /etc/maven2/settings.xml

2. Edit the file according to your proxy settings appropriate values.

Uncomment the proxies tag under settings and put the values for each tag

<settings>
  .
  .
  <proxies>
   <proxy>
      <active>true</active>
      <protocol>http</protocol>
      <host>proxy.somewhere.com</host>
      <port>8080</port>
      <username>proxyuser</username>
      <password>somepassword</password>
      <nonProxyHosts>www.google.com|*.somewhere.com</nonProxyHosts>
    </proxy>
  </proxies>
  .
  .
</settings>

3. Save and you are Done!

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About kishanthan

I’m currently working as a Software Engineer at WSO2, an open source software company. I hold an Engineering degree, majoring in Computer Science & Engineering field, from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
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