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http proxy over ssh, not socks

The question is simple, but the answer is not : ssh -D 8080 user@host or ssh -gCNf -D 8080 user@host or wathever with -D # I need a kind of proxy that i can use with http_proxy variable, ...
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How to use special characters in username/password for HTTP proxy?

I am trying to setup an HTTP proxy on a Windows machine. Problem is, the password has a special character (@) in it that is causing the set command to fail. I have tried both escaping the character (\...
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Authenticated proxy for Windows 8

I'm behind an authenticated proxy, and I'm planning on installing Windows 8. I know that one can set the proxy settings for the apps via netsh winhttp. I remember that one cannot set authentication ...
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How to ping when behind a proxy?

I am using an HTTP proxy server to connect to the internet. Because of that my pings are not working ping www.google.com says Unreachable Host How can I configure ping to use the HTTP proxy?
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MinGW installer not working with proxy

Situation I want to install minGW and msys on a work pc, but I'm behind a proxy. The proxy settings are configured to auto detect in both internet explorer and firefox. The proxy is a http proxy on ...
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Map Local (like Charles Proxy) using Open Source

Is there a way to use Wireshark or some other freeware to get an outcome like one gets when using Charles' Map Local capability? The way it works in Charles is that you can specify a set of files/...
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VPN/Tunneling (SSH or otherwise) on Windows via HTTP proxy

Situation. ... +-- Computers (to the internet) | | - [ router / firewall ] -- [ switch ] +- [ switch ] -+-- ...
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How to diagnose proxy over ssh?

Recently I've tried to set up proxy using ssh -D 2454 username@servername (to browse the Internet through ssh tunnel), but failed to do this correctly. I would be happy for any suggestions and/or ...
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How to get Thunderbird to work through HTTP proxy server?

I would like to access my personal IMAP server through my corporate firewall. This is allowed provided I use the corporate proxy server, which is an HTTP proxy server. I cannot figure out how to ...
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Internet Explorer's proxy settings not getting saved

When I connect to my workplace LAN I have to use a company proxy. This proxy is set as usual in IE's LAN settings. The picture below (taken from Google Images as my Windows is not English-localized) ...
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Can I tunnel other protocol through an HTTP proxy?

I would like to know how HTTP tunnels work. I tried Google but didn't find what I was looking for. As far as I know HTTP proxies are like reverse proxys. You request a website, HTTP proxy gets and ...
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How to I capture HTTP header traffic in my home network

I'm trying to experiment with some HTTP data for a personal project. What I would like to do is capture all the HTTP traffic that passes through my Wifi Router at home and use that data for some ...
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SSH as socks proxy through multiple hosts (with http proxy involved)

There are three machines involved. Home PC Gateway Server Squid Proxy Server on a workstation. I want to surf internet using the Squid proxy server on my Home PC I don't have a direct access to the ...
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Windows7 command: set http_proxy and bypass

I am sitting behind a company proxy. To start vagrant i had to use set HTTP_proxy=http://http-proxy.example.org:9999 i tryed using netsh winhttp but that didn't work. So now my command line uses ...
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Having trouble Getting “RTSP over HTTP”

There is an axis camera that is connected to our site (camba.tv) through axis one click connection component (which acts as proxy). We can communicate with this camera only through http by setting the ...
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SSH tunnel over HTTP(S) proxy (Reverse RDP)

I've been trying to accomplish this scenario: HOST_WORK is behind non-transparent squid_proxy (its not, but to get outside you need to use it, all other packets are black-holed on gateway not to ...
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How to use authentication in an HTTP Proxy?

I am currently researching FreeProxy 4.10. I just noticed that one of its functions, "authentication." How does authentication work?
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How is an HTTP proxy different from a NAT box?

A host in a LAN with IP (10.0.0.1 TCP port 8888) connects to a server without knowing there is a NAT box at the network edge. The NAT box is dumb and just translates port 8888 to some other port 5555 ...
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Ping with proxy authentication in windows

I am trying to ping google.com from my computer. I use a Internet connection which works on a proxy and requires proxy authentication. I have been using linux till now and there we can easily modify ...
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Use a proxys for all windows requests

How do I configure a proxy for all the HTTP requests that is send from my windows PC? Could you please guide me? I have a Charles Proxy which is available on a system and I need all HTTP requests ...
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Dynamic proxy using HTTP CONNECT

My university provides internet access through an HTTP proxy which blocks POP, SMTP, and IMAP. To circumvent this, the IT department's "Internet setup guide" suggests to use socat: socat TCP-L:6660,...
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Authenticating proxy like CNTLM but without the NTLM

On one of the corporate networks I log into, I use CNTLM to centralise my proxy settings. It's great, because when I have to change my password every so often, I only need to change it in one spot, ...
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Service to transparently use an HTTP CONNECT proxy on Linux

As our corporate network provides an HTTP CONNECT proxy for people who need to connect to the outside world, and as every Linux application needs to be set up specially to use it, I was thinking about ...
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Web proxy to rewrite outbound URLs?

I use Privoxy on my Windows host to filter incoming web pages, but I now need to perform a URL rewrite on outgoing queries as well. I asked in the mailing list but no reply so far, so I wanted to ...
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Change the HTTP request before sending

I want to change an HTTP request before sending the data. I tried WebScarab for the purpose, but it looks like it doesn't work with Facebook properly. (And I dealing with Facebook (https if possible, ...
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HTTPS_PROXY vs https_proxy

as I know, Linux is case-sensitive. and I usually export the http proxy like the below: export http_proxy= proxy:port export https_proxy= proxy:port so I think that if I wrote like the below, it ...
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Where does the Squid proxy stores its cache files?

Imagine that I have hosted a web server. And to speed up things I have used an http caching proxy called Squid. Where actually squid stores its cache files and how long will it remain there? I am on a ...
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How to encrypt connection to a squid proxy server

I've set up an anonymous squid proxy server, and it works completely fine, but I haven't found anything about how to encrypt the traffic between me and the server itself. Where to start?
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HTTP cache for my virtual machines

I have several Linux virtual machines running on my home PC. One of the quirks of Linux is that every time you run a package manager, it wants to "refresh" the configured software repositories - which ...
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Can I use a router to share a LAN internet connection that requires an HTTP proxy?

At the office I've got one LAN cable, and internet access is through an HTTP proxy listed in the browsers connection settings (automatic proxy configuration URL). Loading the browser triggers a ...
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How to make the proxy connection close when served in firefox?

It seems by default its proxy connection keep-alive as the header states: Keep-Alive: 300 Proxy-Connection: keep-alive How can I disable this?
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Tunneling over HTTP

I have a network at work that is locked behind a firewall and Internet connection is available only by using a proxy server. At work, I can connect to databases that are distributed across the network....
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Is simple forward proxy different than port forwarding?

Here is the introduction: I have a windows server which recently I decided to use it as a personal proxy server(not using ssh) like those free IP:Port proxies. I've made my googling and it seems ...
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How to modify HTTP Responses on android?

I have an Android Device which is capable of running both Linux And Android Side by side, I need to keep checking the packets being sent by the device to a particular domain, And when the domain meets ...
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Is there a downside to adding an entire block list to UFW

I made a nginx based proxy server that redirects traffic for a few machines so they can have a single security filter that I can maintain. Nothing crazy, just enough to block a few ad tracking ...
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Strange issue in Downloading via HTTP(GET) proxy in IDM (int.D manager) vs IDA (Int.D accelerator)

before stating my problem, i want to quote that my ISP allows downloading files only via HTTP (GET) Proxies. Visit my previous thread for my ISP issue { web filter issue of my Telecom ISP }. Iam ...
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Setup auto configuration to more intelligently resolve proxy on Mac

At work we're sitting behind a proxy which often causes a hindrance especially with command line tools etc. I'm rapidly losing track on HTTP_PROXY configuration entries in my localhost, as well as ...
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Connection reset when trying to tunnel http/socks by multi-hop ssh

Involved machines: (client)A -- B -- C(exit) A/B is cygwin ssh/sshd, C is linux What I want: A's http(s) and socks traffic be tunneled through B,C. Destination is any IP, so -L alone doesn't work....
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Cascading proxy with custom header

i need to set up a cascading proxy with custom header (Need to change user agent for every request), since i think our proxy server blocking connection by checking user agent. which is the best apt ...
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how to force web browser sends HTTP CONNECT request

when we use HTTP proxy, we can use it to visit websites with https. In ordinary http proxying, the browser sends HTTP GET in cleartext. HTTP proxy parse the HTTP GET request HOST line to know which ...
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Play! Framework: Apache mod_proxy occasionally delivers Proxy Error

The backend is a Play! Framework application. Proxy Error The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream server. The proxy server could not handle the request GET /entries/topic~...
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How to login on proxy sites?

I am using this proxy site http://svnit786.appspot.com but when i try to login to any site it shows error.I have tried http://fitdeal.de but unable to login.what changes should i do now?
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Need a http proxy forwarding software with password authentication support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Freeware local proxy engine for Windows? Here I've got several http proxy servers, requiring password authentication. And clients running MS Windows have to use them ...
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Can Installing a squid 3 proxy server cause problems with my internet access?

I live on a campus that provides Internet access through squid http proxy. We need to authenticate to access the Internet. This means that I can login from only one machine at a time and cannot access ...
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How can I hide the IP address associated with my domain name?

I run a self hosted Wordpress blog off of my home headless Ubuntu Server 12.04. What is the best solution for hiding my IP address number from showing up if someone where to type my domain name into ...
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How to host a proxy server to bypass firewall [closed]

On my university the internet is very fast but almost everything is blocked by fortiguard, and the only allowed sites are wikipedia and facebook, I discovered that the only open ports are port 80 (...
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Who and where X-Forwarded-For header in user's request is added?

X-Forwarded-For is a HTTP header which is used to identify the IP Address of originating user. I was wondering "where" this header is added in the request and "who" actually adds it? Is it your ...
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Windows, not admin: Proxy working in Firefox but not in cmd, why?

I've manually configured the proxy in Firefox, and it works. I tried to use it also in the command line, but it fails: >set http_proxy=http://USERNAME:PASSWORD@HOST:PORT >set https_proxy=https:/...
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Secure web proxy using squid

I Recently installed squid as a web proxy, it works fine. But the problem is that connection to the proxy server is not encrypted, so it's visible to any mans in the middle by DPI (Deep Packet ...
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Proxy Connection Error in Libgdx

I am using a proxy connection inside an university to connect to the internet. I recently downloaded Libgdx for on of my projects. Alas! it doesn't recognize my proxy port connection. How can I ...