Configure a forward proxy server for a connector

Depending on your network configuration, you may need to route all external communication to or from a connector through a forward proxy server.

Before you begin

This procedure only applies to connectors installed in VMWare or VirtualBox environments.

How to

  1. Go to the connector console. If the screen is blank, press any key to bring up the opening screen.
    Console connector opening screen

  2. Press ALT+F3 (for Mac users: FN+ALT+F3).
    The console menu appears.
    Console menu options

  3. Select 8) Configure HTTP/HTTPS Proxy Information.
    Console menu option 8 prompts

  4. At the prompts, enter y and the URL and port number for the forward proxy (for example,
    Your connector now uses the new forward proxy server. It will ping and use EAA to ensure connectivity.