How to configure proxy settings in Eclipse

How to configure proxy settings in Eclipse if you are behind a proxy server.

Often, Eclipse IDE needs access to the Internet, for example to install updates and plugins. If your computer is behind a proxy server, which is in most companies, you must configure proxy settings in Eclipse.

Select Window -> Preferences, Choose Network Connections, Select Active Provider Manual, Select HTTP in the list and click Edit button. Fill in proxy server host and port number, you can also fill in username and password if required. And now you are done.