Configuring HTTP Proxy for Google Cloud Proxy


You can configure a different HTTP proxy to communicate with your cloud account.

By default, if an HTTP proxy is configured for the CommServe computer, that HTTP proxy is used by all clients in the CommCell group.


By default, when you set the HTTP proxy for GCP, clients bypass GCP only allows metadata API calls from source VMs that make requests. GCP does not allow API requests to be forwarded to the API proxy.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Manage > Server groups.

    The Server groups page appears.

  2. Click the server group.

    The server group properties page appears.

  3. On the Configuration tab, in the HTTP proxy section, move the Use HTTP proxy toggle key to the right.

    The HTTP proxy dialog box appears.

  4. Enter the proxy server name and proxy port.

  5. To specify authentication, do the following:

    1. Move the Use authentication toggle key to the right.

    2. For Credentials, select existing credentials or create new credentials.

  6. To use the HTTP proxy with network topologies, move the Use with network topologies toggle key to the right.

    If you select this setting, the network daemon service uses this HTTP proxy for the outgoing connections that are set up in the network topology for the server group.