How to pass a proxy address during OneAgent installation on Windows

The Windows installer allows you to enter a proxy address during installation, so in the majority of cases you don't need to worry about adding extra command line parameters. Command line parameters are particularly useful when you're deploying a Group Policy installation or other automated task.

The OneAgent installer recognizes the PROXY parameter. The value of this parameter is the proxy server address. Add the port number following a colon, for example For an authenticating proxy you can specify username and password like this username:password@ where both username and password need to be URL encoded. We also support IPv6 addresses.

Parameter names are case sensitive, so use ALL CAPS for parameter names.

Passing a proxy address to the installer

Let's say you've downloaded your Dynatrace OneAgent installer to the C:\Users\Admin\Downloads folder and your proxy IP address is In such a scenario you would begin the installation like this:

C:\Users\Admin\Downloads>Dynatrace-OneAgent-Windows-1.171.0.exe  PROXY=

Auto-detect proxy settings

To enable detection of global proxy settings during installation, type auto as the PROXY parameter value.