Setup Node.js and NPM In Corporate Proxy

Setup Node.js and NPM In Corporate Proxy.Mostly the companies have blocked their network by using the proxy settings so that we can been able to get the download and also the modules to be installed.

1. Get the node.exe from

2. Copy it to a local folder which will be your node installation folder.

3. Get from and extract it in node installation folder.

4. Add folder in PATH environment variable D:\nodeinstall;C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\npm;

5. Check if node and npm are running globally.

6. Create a file “.npmrc” and save all proxy details in it in the format

 proxy = http://<username>:<password>@<proxy ip>:<proxy port>
 https-proxy = http://<username>:<password>@<proxy ip>:<proxy port>
 registry =
 strict-ssl = false

7. Run npm adduser and give credentials.

8. Check if credentials are authenticated by npm whoami .

9. Run npm search for first time.

10. Run npm install -g express.

11. Run npm install -g express-generator.

12. Create project folder.

13. Change to project folder and run npm init

13. npm install

14. Run express.



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One comment on “Setup Node.js and NPM In Corporate Proxy
  1. Nate Balcom says:

    Thanks so much for this post. I am behind a corporate firewall. I just didn’t know that’s what the issue was. That makes perfect sense.