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Environment variables

Security

Commander

  • BACKEND_JWT_SECRET : Secret of the JWT used for internal connections.
  • BACKEND_JWT_EXPIRATION : Duration of the JWT for internal connections. The default value is 60s.

User interface

  • FRONTEND_JWT_SECRET : Secret of the JWT used for users connections.
  • FRONTEND_JWT_EXPIRATION : Duration of the JWT for users connections. The default value is 24h.
  • FRONTEND_SECURE_COOKIE : Enable the secure flag on the authentication cookie by setting it to 1, especially if the Scrapoxy UI is located behind an SSL reverse proxy like Nginx. The default value is 0.

WARNING

To start Scrapoxy, it is mandatory to set the secrets BACKEND_JWT_SECRET and FRONTEND_JWT_SECRET.

Network

Commander

  • COMMANDER_PORT : Port of the Commander API. The default value is 8890.
  • COMMANDER_URL : Commander exposed API URL. It is required if using a distributed configuration. The default value is http://localhost:COMMANDER_PORT/api.

User interface

  • FRONTEND_URL : Default URL of the frontend, used for authentication. The default value is http://localhost:8890.

Master

  • MASTER_PORT : Port of the Master. The default value is 8888.
  • MASTER_TIMEOUT : Timeout in milliseconds when the Master relays a request to a proxy endpoint. The default value is 60000 (1 minute).

Probe

  • PROBE_PORT : Port of the probe that checks if storage is alive. The default value is 8887.

Fingerprint

  • FINGERPRINT_URL : URL of the fingerprint server to retrieve proxy information. The default value is https://fingerprint.scrapoxy.io/api/json.
  • FINGERPRINT_FOLLOW_REDIRECT_MAX : Max number of HTTP redirects allowed when requesting the fingerprint server. The default value is 3.
  • FINGERPRINT_RETRY_MAX : Maximum retries before stating a proxy or freeproxy are inaccessible. The default value is 2.
  • FINGERPRINT_TIMEOUT : Timeout in milliseconds of request when requesting the fingerprint server. The default value is 5000 (5 seconds).

Man-in-the-middle

  • MITM_CERTIFICATE_DURATION : Duration in milliseconds of generated website TLS certificates. The default value is 31536000000 (1 year).

Authentication

Username/password

To activate basic authentication, set all the following environment variables:

  • AUTH_LOCAL_USERNAME : Username
  • AUTH_LOCAL_PASSWORD : Password

Github

To activate Github OAuth authentication, set all the following environment variables:

  • AUTH_GITHUB_CLIENT_ID : Github Client ID
  • AUTH_GITHUB_SECRET : Github Secret
  • AUTH_GITHUB_CALLBACK_URL : Callback URL. The default value is FRONTEND_URL/api/users/auths/github.

Google

To activate Google OAuth authentication, set all the following environment variables:

  • AUTH_GOOGLE_CLIENT_ID : Google Client ID
  • AUTH_GOOGLE_SECRET : Google Secret
  • AUTH_GOOGLE_CALLBACK_URL : Callback URL. The default value is FRONTEND_URL/api/users/auths/google.

Storage

File

If you are using file storage, configure the following environment variables:

  • STORAGE_FILE_FILENAME : Filename of the local configuration file. The default value is scrapoxy.json.
  • STORAGE_FILE_CERTIFICATES_MAX : Maximum number of TLS certificates cached in memory for file storage. The default value is 1000.

Distributed

If you are using distributed storage, configure the following environment variables:

For MongoDB:

  • STORAGE_DISTRIBUTED_MONGO_URI : URI of MongoDB server. The default value is mongodb://user:password@localhost.
  • STORAGE_DISTRIBUTED_MONGO_DB : Name of MongoDB database. The default value is scrapoxy.
  • STORAGE_DISTRIBUTED_MONGO_CERTIFICATES_SZ : Maximum size in bytes of TLS certificates cached in MongoDB. The default value is 268435456 (256 MB).

For RabbitMQ:

  • STORAGE_DISTRIBUTED_RABBITMQ_URL : URL of RabbitMQ server. The default value is amqp://user:password@localhost:5672.
  • STORAGE_DISTRIBUTED_RABBITMQ_QUEUE_ORDERS : Queue of RabbitMQ to send CQRS orders. The default value is scrapoxyorders.
  • STORAGE_DISTRIBUTED_RABBITMQ_QUEUE_EVENTS : Queue of RabbitMQ to receive CQRS events. The default value is scrapoxyevents.

Refresh

Connectors

  • CONNECTORS_REFRESH_EMPTY_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if there is no connector to refresh. The default value is 1000 (1 second).
  • CONNECTORS_REFRESH_ERROR_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if connector's refresh triggers an error. The default value is 2000 (2 seconds).

Proxies

  • PROXY_REFRESH_COUNT : Number of proxies to fingerprint at once. The default value is 200.
  • PROXY_REFRESH_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds between 2 fingerprint requests of a proxy, adjusted by subtracting the timeout duration. The default value is 1000 (1 seconds).
  • PROXIES_REFRESH_EMPTY_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if there is no proxy to refresh. The default value is 1000 (1 second).
  • PROXIES_REFRESH_ERROR_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if proxy's refresh triggers an error. The default value is 2000 (2 seconds).

Freeproxies

  • FREEPROXY_REFRESH_COUNT : Number of freeproxies to fingerprint at once. The default value is 100.
  • FREEPROXY_REFRESH_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds between 2 fingerprint requests of a freeproxy, adjusted by subtracting the timeout duration. The default value is 60000 (1 minute).
  • FREEPROXIES_REFRESH_EMPTY_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if there is no freeproxy to refresh. The default value is 1000 (1 second).
  • FREEPROXIES_REFRESH_ERROR_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if freeproxy's refresh triggers an error. The default value is 2000 (2 seconds).

Metrics

  • MASTER_REFRESH_METRICS_DELAY : Delay interval in milliseconds to send traffic metrics of the Master to the Commander API. The default value is 10000 (10 seconds).
  • METRICS_REFRESH_REFRESH_DELAY : Delay interval in milliseconds to calculate metrics of all projects. The default value is 10000 (10 seconds).

Tasks

  • TASKS_REFRESH_EMPTY_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if there is no task to execute. The default value is 1000 (1 second).
  • TASKS_REFRESH_ERROR_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds to wait if task's execution triggers an error. The default value is 2000 (2 seconds).

Stopping Scrapoxy

  • CLEAR_AT_SHUTDOWN : Clear all proxies at shutdown. Values are 1 for yes and 0 for no. This is useful when you run Scrapoxy locally. The default value is 0.
  • STOPPING_DELAY : Delay in milliseconds between queries count of active proxies during shutdown. It is only available if CLEAR_AT_SHUTDOWN is active. The default value is 2000 (2 seconds).

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