- This is currently only supported on Realm JS v10.3.0 or higher running on Node.js.
- You must install the
- You must set the
HTTPS_PROXYenvironment variable, hence the proxy cannot be set at runtime or on a per-app basis.
- HTTPS connections from the client to the proxy server, is not supported. I.e. the URL specified in the
HTTPS_PROXYmust start with
In the time of writing this tutorial a manual step is required to switch out the node-fetch package used by the network transport layer. NPM CLI v6.9.0 or higher is required.
After installing Realm JS, run the following command to install a different package into our Network Transport package:
npm install node-fetch@npm:fetch-with-proxy --prefix node_modules/realm-network-transport
HTTPS_PROXY and running a script
Let's say you have a
index.js script that you want to run, while routing all of Realm JS's requests through an HTTP proxy located at
On a Unix system you can simply prefix the assignment of an environment variable before the command, like this:
HTTPS_PROXY=http://127.0.0.1:3128 node index.js
On a Windows system you have to configure the variable through "Advanced system settings" > "Environment Variables" > "Edit System Variable".