Proxy host for remote URI requests

WTSupported in traditional Synergy on Windows
WNSupported in Synergy .NET on Windows
USupported on UNIX
VSupported on OpenVMS

The PROXY_HOST environment variable enables you to specify the proxy host name to use for remote URI requests through the Synergy HTTP document transport API. On UNIX, PROXY_HOST is also used by REV11 licensing to contact the Synergy License Web Service.


The name of the proxy host server.


If PROXY_HOST is set, remote URI requests are sent to this proxy host. If it’s not set, a direct connection is attempted to the host contained in the URI.

Setting location

The environment.

Used by

Synergy HTTP document transport API, REV11 licensing (UNIX only)

See also

Synergy HTTP Document Transport API


set PROXY_HOST="mymachine"