Problem when applying Patch from issue1424152 to get https over authenticating proxies working with urllib2 in Python 2.5

tvashtar tvashtar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 19:58:53 CEST 2009


On Jul 20, 4:42 pm, Nike <nike... at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi!
>  It's looks like a ssl error . Under the following step to help u :
>   1. takes a simple code to confirm your pupose without ssl protocol.
>   2. to confirm python version and extended libs work well
>   3. to confirm ssl work well.
>
> goog luck!
>
> nikekoo

I've reduced my code to the following:

import urllib2

p = "https://user:pass@myproxy:port"
proxy_handler = urllib2.ProxyHandler({"https": p})
urllib2.install_opener(urllib2.build_opener(proxy_handler))
request = urllib2.Request( "https://groups.google.com")
response = urllib2.urlopen(request)

and it is now failing with:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "D:\p4\depot\Development\HEAD\Build\ReleaseSystem\DownloadSystem
\test.py", line 12, in <module>
    response = urllib2.urlopen(request)
  File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 121, in urlopen
    return _opener.open(url, data)
  File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 379, in open
    response = self._open(req, data)
  File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 397, in _open
    '_open', req)
  File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 358, in _call_chain
    result = func(*args)
  File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 1115, in https_open
    return self.do_open(httplib.HTTPSConnection, req)
  File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 1082, in do_open
    raise URLError(err)
urllib2.URLError: <urlopen error Tunnel connection failed: 407 Proxy
Authentication Required>

I thought the proxy_handler should take care of the authentication?

Thanks for your help



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