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SOCKS 5 Authentication in Spark 2.5 beta

SOCKS 5 Authentication

I am trying to use a SOCKS 5 connection from Spark to a SOCKS 5 proxy that expects a username and password as part of the SOCKS request.

When I enter the username and password for the proxy in Spark, “Advanced Connection Preferences”, there is a problem:

Spark is passing my Windows OS username and a blank password to the proxy server, not the username password entered into the dialog.

I had a quick look at the Spark code and the Java documentation at:

Link: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/guide/net/properties.html

I guess spark code in LoginDialog.java updateProxyConfig() should be updated from

if (protocol.equals(“SOCKS”)) {

System.setProperty(“socksProxyHost”, host);

System.setProperty(“socksProxyPort”, port);

}

to something like

if (protocol.equals(“SOCKS”)) {

System.setProperty(“socksProxyHost”, host);

System.setProperty(“socksProxyPort”, port);

System.setProperty(“java.net.socks.username”, username);

System.setProperty(“java.net.socks.password”, password);

}

Thanks for the report. I file SPARK-659 to fix this issue.

Cheers,

Derek