Archiva uses the terminology "proxy" for two different concepts:
Network proxies are configured using standard HTTP proxy settings as provided by your network administrator.
Once configured, the network proxy can be attached to operations that access remote resources. At present, this is configured on the remote repository proxy connectors that need to access the remote repository over the HTTP protocol.
As Archiva still targets Java 5 and uses the built-in networking libraries, it must configure these settings using system properties. This can be problematic in two scenarios:
Please refer to MRM-1248 for workarounds and to track the issue.