If you your outgoing traffic is going over a proxy server in your network, you have to pass this server along to the piplanning app.

Set the Proxy-URL inside the app (>=

You can set the Proxy URL inside the app by doing the following:

  1. Start the piplanning app
  2. Press F1 (on macOS you may have to use the 'fn'+F1 combination)
  3. In the setting panel click on 'HTTPS Proxy'
  4. Input the URL to your Proxy server in the following format: http://url:port and click okay
    1. You can also use https://
    2. Please make sure that you also specify the port

    It might also work without "http(s)://" at all.

  5. restart the app

Tip: If using your networks proxy server directly does not work, you could try installing a local proxy server which connects to your network proxy. Connect then your piplanning app to the local proxy. (CNTLM proxy)

(Deprecated) How to set the environment variable on Windows

There are multiple ways to set an environment variable. Check out this guide to see how you can set a environment variable on Windows: https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000549.htm