Utilizing a proxy

qbee.io can connect through a proxy. The agent is tested with Squid but any other proxy should work as well. In some cases this is important for remote device management to work.

Tip

The qbee agent can be used and bootstrapped through a proxy. This works for http (not https). Please use ip adresses of the proxy host.

Below are all the options that can be passed to the bootstrap function (for agent packages > 1.1):

# /opt/qbee/bootstrap/bootstrap.sh -h

  bootstrap.sh [-h] [-k key] [-x proxy_address] [-X proxy_port] [-U proxy_user] [-P proxy_pass] [-m proxy_method] [-s server] [-p port] ``


    -h  Show this help text
    -k  Set the bootstrap key found in the user profile (required)
    -x  Specify a proxy host to use
    -X  Specify a proxy port to use (default: 3128)
    -U  Specify a proxy username
    -P  Specify a proxy password
    -m  Specify a proxy authentication method [ntlm|basic] (default: basic)
    -s  Set the server to bootstrap to. Don't set this if you are using www.app.qbee.io (default: device.app.qbee.io)
    -p  Set the server port to bootstrap to. Don't set this if you are using www.app.qbee.io (default: 443)

Thus a bootstrap call could look like this:

root@10.121.4.211:~# /opt/qbee/bootstrap/bootstrap.sh -k xxx -x 10.121.4.255 -X 7128 -U qbee-squid -P very_secret