Configuring proxies for Node.js - AWS SDK for JavaScript

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Configuring proxies for Node.js

If you can't directly connect to the internet, the SDK for JavaScript supports use of HTTP or HTTPS proxies through a third-party HTTP agent.

To find a third-party HTTP agent, search for "HTTP proxy" at npm.

To install a third-party HTTP agent proxy, enter the following at the command prompt, where PROXY is the name of the npm package.

npm install PROXY --save

To use a proxy in your application, use the httpAgent and httpsAgent property, as shown in the following example for a DynamoDB client.

const { NodeHttpHandler } = require("@aws-sdk/node-http-handler"); const proxyAgent = new ProxyAgent(""); const dynamodbClient = new DynamoDBClient({ requestHandler: new NodeHttpHandler({ httpAgent: proxyAgent, httpsAgent: proxyAgent }), });

httpAgent is not the same as httpsAgent, and since most calls from the client will be to https, both should be set.