# ask-ai

David Espejo (he/him)

02/07/2024, 5:48 PM
@Glime how to configure a proxy for FlyteFile?


02/07/2024, 5:49 PM
To configure a proxy for
or any other Flyte operations, you would typically need to ensure that your environment is correctly set up to route traffic through the proxy. This setup can vary depending on the specifics of your environment and the tools you are using. However, based on the context provided, there are a few general steps and considerations you might follow: 1. Configure Environment Variables: For many applications and tools, including those that might be used alongside Flyte, setting up environment variables such as
, and
can direct traffic through a proxy. These variables should be set to the URL of your proxy server. 2. FlyteCTL and Proxy: If you are using
, the Flyte CLI, behind a company proxy and experiencing timeouts, as mentioned in one of the discussions, it's suggested to check the Flyte documentation for troubleshooting tips which might include proxy configuration. Unfortunately, the specific discussion does not detail the steps for configuring
with a proxy, but ensuring your environment variables are correctly set is a good starting point. 3. Kubernetes and Proxy: If your Flyte deployment is on Kubernetes, and you are deploying Flyte or interacting with it through tools like
, you might need to ensure that these tools are configured to use your proxy. This often involves setting the aforementioned environment variables in your shell or in the configuration files of the tools. 4. Docker and Proxy: The Flyte sandbox environment uses Docker. If you are running Flyte locally using the sandbox, you might need to configure Docker to use your proxy. This can involve setting the proxy configuration in the Docker daemon settings. 5. Application Configuration: For applications running within Flyte workflows that need to access external resources through a proxy, you might need to configure the proxy within the application code or its runtime environment. 6. Check Documentation and Community Resources: The Flyte community and documentation are good resources for specific configurations and troubleshooting. The provided link to the troubleshooting guide in the Flyte documentation could offer more insights. Given the variety of environments and configurations possible with Flyte and associated tools, if you have a specific setup in mind (e.g., using
, running Flyte on Kubernetes, or configuring applications within Flyte workflows to use a proxy), please provide more details for a more tailored response.