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LabKey curl_fetch_memory errorΒΆ


I tried loading in a LabKey table, but I am getting another error which says curl::curl_fetch_memory() : Proxy CONNECT aborted due to timeout. Can I do something about this?


Yes, you can resolve this. In April 2020, we have changed our LabKey server to an https address. Unfortunately, this caused the R LabKey API to query the .Renviron file leading it to the proxy that we use for BioConductor. As a result of this, the LabKey API cannot properly connect to the right server subsequently crashing out. To resolve this issue, the .Renviron file now needs to contain the following line:


See also our page on configuring the access for BioConductor: R, RStudio, and R libraries.

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