Activating the Proxy Server

To use the Proxy Server in the AppScan Presence, you must activate it, and configure the port.

About this task

Note: When making changes to the configuration properties file, make sure to remove the "#" signs at the beginning of any line you edit.


  1. Download the latest version of Node.js and install it on your machine.
  2. In the root folder of the AppScan Presence, locate and open it with a text editor.
  3. To activate the Proxy Server, locate this line:
    ##proxyServerEnabled = false
    and change it to this:
    proxyServerEnabled = true
  4. To change the Proxy Server port, change this line:
    ##proxyServerPort = 8383
    to this:
    proxyServerPort = [new port number]
    Note: To have a random available port selected each time, set proxyServerPort = 0
  5. If the site is available on the Internet, disable the Private Site Server by changing this:
    ##privateSiteServerEnabled = true
    to this:
    privateSiteServerEnabled = false
  6. If the presence was running while you made the configuration changes, you must terminate (Ctrl + C) for the changes to take effect.
  7. Start the Presence.