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Manage Windows system proxy (i.e. WinHTTP Proxy) settings


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Version information

  • 0.2.0 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Nov 14th 2014
This version is compatible with:
  • windows

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'sathieu-winhttp_proxy', '0.2.0'
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bolt module add sathieu-winhttp_proxy
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install sathieu-winhttp_proxy --version 0.2.0

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sathieu/winhttp_proxy — version 0.2.0 Nov 14th 2014


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with winhttp_proxy
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Manage Windows system proxy (i.e. WinHTTP Proxy, not the Internet Explorer one).

Module Description

This module use netsh command to change the Windows system proxy settings.


What winhttp_proxy affects

This module changes the "netsh winhttp proxy" context.

For more info, read M$ docs

###Setup Requirements

Winhttp_proxy uses Ruby-based providers, so you must enable pluginsync enabled.



Examples :

winhttp_proxy { 'proxy':
  proxy_server => 'proxy',
  bypass_list  => '<local>'

winhttp_proxy { 'proxy':
  proxy_server => ';',
  bypass_list  => '<local>;*;*'


Requires Windows >= 7 or Windows >= 2008 (netsh provider).


As any github project, you can read the source, fork and report issues.

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