Step-by-step proxy settings for IntelliJ

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IntelliJ proxy importance

IntelliJ is a purpose-built software development environment by JetBrains that supports various popular programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, and more. Proxies are utilized in IntelliJ for testing, accessing individual plugins, and executing tasks in a multi-threaded mode.

Video guide for setting up a proxy in IntelliJ

Proxy setting in IntelliJ

Using a proxy with IntelliJ is simple, even with its extensive menu and many features. To set up a proxy, follow these steps:

  1. Open the IntelliJ software, and go to "Settings" in the main horizontal menu by selecting the first item, "File".
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  3. In the settings window, locate the "HTTP proxy" option and click on it to add the parameters of the proxy server.
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  5. Turn on the "Use proxy" switch, select the protocol type (HTTP or SOCKS), and fill in the fields with the IP address/hostname and port of the proxy server. If the proxy requires authentication, enable the use of authorization and add the username and password. To save the changes, click "Apply" and "OK".
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  7. Verify the added proxy by clicking the "Check connection" button.
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What type of proxy to choose for IntelliJ

It is suggested to use private proxies for IntelliJ as they offer better features compared to public proxies and provide maximum security for the user's data while maintaining complete anonymity. The private proxies available at Proxy-Seller offer high-speed communication channels of up to 1 Gbps, support for both HTTP and Socks5, and a pool of 500 networks and 1000 subnets with IPs from over 100 countries globally.