|HTTP client: $wgHTTPProxy|
|Proxy to use for cURL requests
|Introduced in version:||1.5.0 (r9860)|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||(string containing IP:Port)|
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
Proxy to use for cURL (or PHP fopen_url if cURL not available) requests, for example in side-uploads (uploads from an external URL). Format is: IP address of the proxy, a colon, and the port number.
Since August 2016, MediaWiki will not fallback to using the
http_proxyenvironment variable, due to the vulnerability called httpoxy.