IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1 Help

HTTP Proxy

Specify settings of an HTTP or SOCKS proxy server if you want the traffic to go through it when IntelliJ IDEA accesses the Internet. The HTTP proxy works for both HTTP and HTTPS connections.

These settings affect the connections that IntelliJ IDEA establishes to download plugins, check license validity, synchronize IDE settings between instances, and perform other tasks for the IDE itself.

The HTTP Proxy page



No proxy

Connect directly without a proxy.

Auto-detect proxy settings

Use the system proxy settings or an automatically detected proxy auto-config (PAC) file.

  • Automatic proxy configuration URL: Manually specify the location of the PAC file.

  • Clear passwords: Clear the passwords for the specified proxy.

Manual proxy configuration

Specify proxy settings manually.

  • HTTP: Use an HTTP proxy.

  • SOCKS: Use a SOCKS proxy. For more information, refer to Socket Secure protocol.

  • Host name: Specify the proxy hostname or IP address.

  • Port number: Specify the proxy port number.

  • No proxy for: Specify one or several host names or IP addresses for which no proxy should be specified. You can use an asterisk to denote a wildcard for any number of characters, and a comma to separate addresses.

  • Proxy authentication: Select this checkbox if your proxy requires authentication.

  • Login: Specify the user for connecting to the proxy.

  • Password: Specify the password associated with the user (login).

  • Remember: Select this checkbox if you want IntelliJ IDEA to remember the password. Otherwise, you will be asked to provide the password every time IntelliJ IDEA connects to the proxy.

Check connection

Click to check the proxy settings and, in the window that opens, enter a URL to check connection to it through the specified proxy server.

Last modified: 05 April 2024