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Preferences > Proxy


Configure whether to use a proxy server


JOSM communicates with the OSM server using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). If required it can relay its requests through a HTTP proxy or a SOCKS proxy.

  1. Go to the register Proxy in the Preferences
  2. Select one of the available options and enter additional configuration parameters
  3. Save the preferences

Using the standard system proxy

If you always want to use the proxy defined as standard proxy on your computer you have to start up JOSM with a special command. The command line has to include the parameter, for instance

java -jar josm.jar

Using the manually configured proxy

If there is a need for personal authentication for your proxy, remember to include the NT-domain with your username, e.g. domain\username. This issue is due to proxy implementation in

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