A proxy server is a software or a dedicated computer that acts as an intermediary for client requests. Most proxies are used as web proxies in order to filter or cache browsed web content. Using a proxy in order to maintain anonymity or bypass security restrictions is also common.

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How to get my router to forward IP address to web app?

My web server is behind a Microtik router v6.1. My web app is only able to see the router's IP when referencing "REMOTE_ADDR" or "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR" (asp.net app). How do I enable "IP forwarding" ...
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SFTP to a host that can only be connected through SSH Bastion in Windows (Putty)

I don't even know how to explain this and the title might also be incorrect. But this is what I am trying to do, I use an SFTP plugin Sublime Text which connects to by dev machine (lets call it D) ...
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how does a sock proxy handle multiple connections

hi i was thinking about this and cant get my head around it. sock proxies can have multiple clients connected to them all sending and receiving data how does the sock keep track of who asked for what ...
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DNSCrypt not working - server certificate possibly expired

I have been using DNSCrypt for a few days (used this guide to install dominustemporis.com/2014/05/dnscrypt-on-windows-update/) and it has been working fine for a few days. Today I switched on my ...
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How to access a VPN server from a LAN with proxy

I have to use a proxy to access the internet. I have (I would rather be ...) the following situation: CLIENT HTTP/HTTPS Proxy:8080 ----------> VPN SERVER -----> CLIENT No Proxy I can not ...
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Why my server with a public IP address can only display its web page to my local network?

I can see the server's web page from my PC/phone on local network wifi. I cannot see the server's web page using 3G on phone or home wifi. I can ping to the server using my phone 3G. Any ...
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What information leaks through local DNS lookups when torrenting?

Using uTorrent + a Socks5 Proxy for anonymity, what kind of information might leak through local DNS lookups? Here's my current config: As you can see, I enabled local DNS lookups, and it severly ...
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How can I scp a file across two servers in one line? [duplicate]

I'm using Mac 10.9.5 and bash shell. In our environment, we have to go through a proxy (a CentOS machine) to SSH properly into a destination machine (another CentOS machine). What I would like to do ...
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Apache proxypass and multilingual domains

I have a website on domain.com which has multilingual content in URLs e.g.: domain.com/en for english domain.com/de for german domain.com/it for italian etc. These are not really directories - ...
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How to connect to VPN through Proxy Server

How do I connect to a VPN going through a proxy? I am currently at a client and they are using a Proxy to connect the users to the internet. I want to VPN back into my company to retrieve some ...
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Transparent proxy for wired+wireless network

I want to install squid as a transparent proxy for my home network. I have a HP microserver currently serving as my NAS+media server. I am thinking if I get a second NIC for the server I can lay the ...
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Analysing Akamai traffic [closed]

There's a site from which I have to get information from. This site streams a video file leaning against Akamai platform. I tried everything I know to gather information (the real video's url) while ...
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proxychains - same host, different ports

I got proxychains installed and working good. I added these two proxies to my file socks5 127.0.0.1 9050 socks5 127.0.0.1 5555 The first one is Tor, the second one is my remote server that I ...
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ssh, how to enable remote proxy?

I use this ssh -D 9999 root@my.server.ip Then I use firefox and put in the proxy settings as socks 5 , localhost, port 9999 This works fine, but what If I want several other people to use my server ...
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A Linux Firewall/Web-proxy suited to a blacklist-by-default policy for a single desktop

I am looking for a (suite of) tool(s) to strictly control outbound access to a small whitelist of globally deployed web-sites, for one Linux desktop (with one user). I am looking for a solution with ...
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Why isn't openssl s_client passing my private key to proxytunnel?

I currently have HAProxy set up on my home PC and I am attempting to access it through a HTTP proxy. Currently I am accessing the SSH logon prompt like so: openssl ...
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How to reset setting of an application in windows

Previously i had set global proxy using netsh winhttp set proxy : and also set the same proxy in internet options settings. It was working fine but few days later i changed my proxy and did the same ...
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Redirect traffic through port 80

My situation is as follow : I have a client on a network where only port 80 is open. I'd like to be able to connect to a FTP (port 20 - 21) from this client. Is there any way to redirect ...
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Skype thru SSH tunnel not working

At school, many ports but 21, 25, 80 and the ones for IMAP and POP3 are closed by a firewall, preventing students to go into "malicious" places. Obviously, this has turned into an issue. As it ...
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How to create proxy without static (dedicated) IP?

Can you tell me how can i setup proxy (socks) if PC don't have dedicated IP? Which soft i can use? I've tried 3proxy and it works fine, but only with static IP. If i'm using router - then 3proxy ...
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How to provision Vagrant to set a proxy and use it?

I have the following setup: Windows 7 computer Installation of Ruby, Vagrant, VirtualBox VBox image Ubuntu 14.x Working in the intranet of my company that needs a proxy to access the internet I am ...
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How does a “proxy” allow me to bypass company restrictions on internet traffic?

My company provides its employees with an "http proxy" (a domain name and port number) which we can specify in applications (like Eclipse, etc.) if the application needs to access something that it ...
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Force browser to use HTTP because of HTTP proxy

I have a lot of HTTP proxies and I cannot access websites that are using SSL through those proxies. I have no access to configuring the proxies, so is it possible to force Firefox (in my case) to ...
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How to create a simple reverse proxy exposing multiple services under single port

The common problem with microservices is that developing them can be cumbersome if you use AJAX and try to read input from multiuple hosts/ports (due to cross domain requests). I am looking for a ...
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How to achieve best browsing performance using Polipo?

I'm using Polipo to browse the web, I've set up the config file as follow (consider that I have 4 Gb of DDR3 ram, and my computer is quite fast): I've noticed that seems better if I disable the ...
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How to chain SOCKS proxies?

I have a working socks proxy from my laptop (machine A) to machine B: [A]$ ssh -ND 8888 B I can set up firefox to use socks proxy on A's local port 8888, and browsing on A works. So far so good. ...
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Windows 7 VPN connection issue by proxy

In my office we are allowed to connect to internet by using a proxy which is forefront TMG I Guess and proxy gets us to other sites. It's a http proxy. I bought a VPN from cactusvpn. But when I tried ...
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Squid working on linux machine but not on vmware

I have a friend that is getting started to learn squid, so I am trying to give him a very basic squid.conf file that blocks only 3 websites. I got it running on my local machine which runs Ubuntu. I ...
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How to use Adblock AND a VPN on my Android Phone?

I'm using Private Internet Access's VPN via its App and now I'd also like to additionally use Adblock Plus. The problem however is that I apparently can only use either VPN or Adblock Plus - but not ...
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Window 8 laptop and desktop proxy issue

Similar to a previous question saying " cmd line box is on the desktop, followed shortly by a message saying; "Windows cannot find c:\program files(x86)\search extensions\client.exe" However, this ...
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How to force users to go through a proxy server?

I am using Fiddler web proxy and I have 3 laptops which are wirelessly connect to Linksys E2500 wifi router. So, How do I force these laptops to use only Fiddler generated traffic? Any ideas? ...
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Using JabRef behind proxy server. How to test connection?

I'm trying to use JabRef's DOI to BibTeX Web search feature. I enter a DOI and click Fetch, and a dialog pops up and dissappears very quickly, and nothing happens. I am behind a proxy and I am using ...
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Manual proxy setup won't uncheck

whenever I uncheck use a proxy server and check automatically detect settings, it just checks it back again. I'm running windows 8.1 on a toshiba laptop. I tried doing the same thing but in the pc's ...
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Stunnel as a transparent proxy

I am interested in the following setup firefox->(local) stunnel client-> (remote) stunnel server->forwarded to internet I thought this would be possible if I made my stunnel client connect to ...
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PCI Failure due to HTTP Reverse Proxy Detection [migrated]

We use Security Metrics for our PCI compliance scans. Haven't had any issues in the past but our most recent scan said we failed due to "HTTP Reverse Proxy Detection". I'm guessing this has to do with ...
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Bypass proxy for a windows7 application?

I have an application (windows 7) that doesn't support proxy. Is there any application that can take my user/pwd/host/port and make that application think it can connect to internet without proxy? ...
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VLC rtsp stream behind a proxy

I'm trying to access a rtsp stream behind a proxy. I tried setting the proxy in various positions inside VLC and starting VLC with the http-proxy parameter. I always get the Can't open the MRL '...' ...
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Add proxy to all network traffic of another adapter

In my PC I have 2 network adapters. My Xbox is connected to my PC and my PC to router: Xbox ====> PC =====> Router (Modem) So in Network Connections in Control Panel, I can see 2 adapters: ...
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Linux desktop software for running socks proxy over ssh [closed]

There is a linux command to start socks proxy on localhost which will tunel all connections to remote ssh server: ssh -D 8080 -C -N username@example.com My question is: Is there some handy desktop ...
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Unable to connect to the proxy server when Fiddler is switched off

I have installed Fiddler. I have following problem: When I switch on PC Fiddler doesn't work and I don't want to start it with Windows start. I trying to go to the URL. And I see following ...
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How can I get my company proxy's root certificate (with Firefox)?

I'm facing a similar problem as in Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall that is, I'm getting "this connecting is untrusted" whenever I try to connect via https, as ...
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Why proxy configuration stops all internet communications?

I found proxy server, checked using public resource - it works. Upon that I go and configure proxy settings for my browser: tried for both Firefox Mozilla and IE - nothing works. I mean that until I ...
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Overwrite web files with locally stored versions of the file

My problem is thus: I would like to provide my own versions of css/js files that websites send to my client (browser), however all of the browser-based solutions for adding css and javascript to a ...
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Setting proxy on and off, including user agent, on Ubuntu Server in Virtualbox

I am setting up an Ubuntu Server VM in Virtualbox, which I plan to export/import into different environments, as follows: 1) No proxy 2) Behind a proxy server whose address is known, with no ...
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Can websites be filtered even when requests are sent through an encrypted ssh tunnel?

I'm in China and using an ssh tunnel to connect via a proxy to servers. It works well for most sites that otherwise would be blocked (e.g. Google, Gmail, some news sites). However, Facebook, Google+ ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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squid listen on out interface

I have a Debian box with squid3 installed on it. My box has 2 interfaces, one connected to the internet (eth0) and one connected to the LAN (eth1) Here is my /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo ...
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OpenVPN - errno=36 when connecting

When attempting to connect to the vpn, it seems to fail almost instantly after connecting. The logs below state that the connection response is getting blocked somehow by the proxy. Oct 21 10:55:17: ...
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how to use HTTP over all computer? on windows and ubuntu

I'm using a HTTP proxy on firefox, something like proxy.mit.it:8080. I can use firefox to access network. Now I hope other applications on my laptop can also use the proxy to access internet. I ...
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Is it true that http requests via proxy cannot be detected and blocked by the target server? [closed]

In the situation in which a server A sends http requests via php under proxy to server B is it real that server B can't know that the requests are sent by a proxy? And if server B administrator is ...