KB-1306 How to integrate with web services requiring an HTTP proxy server


This article outlines how to integrate with web services that require using an HTTP proxy for connections. 


Appian 17.3 and Later

Refer to the instructions provided in the documentation for configuring a HTTP proxy to be used by Appian.

Appian 17.2 and Earlier

In Appian 17.2 and earlier, out of the box Appian Smart Services do not support the usage of an HTTP proxy for connections. However, connectivity can be achieved using the Send HTTP Request Plug-in.

After the plug-in is deployed, the "Send HTTP Request" Smart Service is added under Integration Services --> Connectivity Services. The plug-in exposes the Proxy Host and Proxy Port input parameters that can be used to specify a proxy:

Note that the plug-in does not support authenticated proxies. To use an authenticated HTTP proxy, upgrade to Appian 17.3 or later and follow the instructions above.

Affected Versions

This article applies to all versions of Appian.

Last Reviewed: December 2019