Use a proxy to connect to the internet.

use_proxy(url, port = NULL, username = NULL, password = NULL,
  auth = "basic")

Arguments

url, port

location of proxy

username, password

login details for proxy, if needed

auth

type of HTTP authentication to use. Should be one of the following: basic, digest, digest_ie, gssnegotiate, ntlm, any.

See also

Other config: add_headers, authenticate, config, set_cookies, timeout, user_agent, verbose

Examples

# See http://www.hidemyass.com/proxy-list for a list of public proxies # to test with # GET("http://had.co.nz", use_proxy("64.251.21.73", 8080), verbose())