Skip to main content

A WSGI Proxy with various http client backends

Project description


With pip:

$ pip install WSGIProxy2

Install optionnal backends:

$ pip install requests urllib3


Create a proxy:

>>> from wsgiproxy import HostProxy
>>> proxy = HostProxy(application_url)

Then use it. Here is an example with WebOb but you can use it like a classic WSGI application:

>>> from webob import Request
>>> req = Request.blank('/form.html')
>>> resp = req.get_response(proxy)
>>> print(resp.text)

The Proxy application accept some keyword arguments. Those arguments are passed to the client during the process.

If no client as specified then python httplib is used. It’s recommended to use a more robust client able to manage a connection pool and stuff.

Use urllib3:

>>> proxy = HostProxy(application_url, client='urllib3')

Use requests. This client support response streaming:

>>> proxy = HostProxy(application_url, client='requests')


0.5.1 (2021-08-26)

  • remove stale dep on six

  • use github actions as CI

0.5.0 (2021-08-18)

  • Drop support for python3.6 and bellow

0.4.6 (2019-02-22)

  • PATCH added into (default) list of allowed methods

0.4.5 (2018-09-19)

  • Allow to use URIs with no path

0.4.4 (2017-06-02)

  • Clean up connection before returning result. This removes some ResourceWarnings when testing

0.4.3 (2017-02-17)

  • Add OPTIONS to defaults allowed methods

  • Drop restkit support

  • Drop py26 support

0.4.2 (2014-12-20)

  • Undo webob’s unquoting to handle paths with percent quoted utf8 characters [Laurence Rowe]

0.4.1 (2013-12-21)

  • Include in release

0.4 (2013-12-21)

  • fix tests.

  • change the way requests iter response

0.3 (2013-09-12)

Make allowed_methods check optional


Return the data not gzip decoded when using request


Initial release

Project details

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

WSGIProxy2-0.5.1.tar.gz (16.6 kB view hashes)

Uploaded Source

Built Distribution

WSGIProxy2-0.5.1-py3-none-any.whl (9.2 kB view hashes)

Uploaded Python 3

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing and Security Sponsor Datadog Datadog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Download Analytics Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page