000032976 - How to configure proxy access to the RSA ECAT API server

Document created by RSA Customer Support Employee on Apr 24, 2018Last modified by RSA Customer Support Employee on May 1, 2019
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Article Number000032976
Applies ToRSA Product Set: ECAT
RSA Product/Service Type: ECAT
RSA Version/Condition: 4.1.x, 4.2.x, 4.3.x, 4.4.x
IssueHow to configure proxy access to the ECAT API server.
Resolution
  1. Open ApiServer.exe.config located in your ECAT\Server folder.Screenshot - ApiServer.exe.config
     
  2. Insert the following lines under <configuration> after the <configSections> node
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    <system.net>
         <defaultProxy>
              <proxy
                  usesystemdefault="False"
                  proxyaddress="http://{ip address of proxy server}:{proxy port}"
                  bypassonlocal="True"
               />
         </defaultProxy>
    </system.net>


        Example:

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <configuration>
    <configSections>
      <!-- Level 1 -->
      <section name="log4net" type="log4net.Config.Log4NetConfigurationSectionHandler, log4net"></section>
      <section name="MachineAlertFields" type="System.Configuration.NameValueSectionHandler"></section>
      <section name="ModuleAlertFields" type="System.Configuration.NameValueSectionHandler"></section>
      <section name="IPAlertFields" type="System.Configuration.NameValueSectionHandler"></section>
      <section name="EventAlertFields" type="System.Configuration.NameValueSectionHandler"></section>
      <!-- Level 2 -->
    </configSections>

    <system.net>
      <defaultProxy>
       <proxy
        usesystemdefault="False"
        proxyaddress="http://{ipaddres of proxy server}:{port number}"
        bypassonlocal="True"
       />
      </defaultProxy>
    </system.net>

    <appSettings>
    [...]
    </appSettings>
            [...]
    [...]
    </configuration>

     
  3. Restart the ECAT API Server service
    Screenshot - Restart API Server
     

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