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 setup a private captive network using Wi-Fi at a tradeshow for in-booth app demos?

We all know trades hows could charge 1,000’s of dollars for basic Internet connectivity. As an app developer what option do we have if you want to show your latest world killing app? We were ...
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nginx http to https proxy with self-signed certificate

I have an nginx proxy to redirect http requests with a specified port to another https url. Here is my configuration so far: server { listen 59848; location / { resolver 8.8.8.8; ...
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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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difference between parent and sibling in squid's cache_peer directive

I want to know what differs in the following two lines: cache_peer cache.myparent.example parent 3128 3130 cache_peer cache.sibling.example sibling 3128 3130 For you reference, this says: If ...
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Is it possible to use Whatsapp as a proxy on Android? [on hold]

My carrier has made all Whatsapp traffic free from billing. I was simply curious if it was possible to utilize Whatsapp as a traffic proxy for other internet traffic, or whether their end-to-end ...
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Why proxy doesn’t work

I would like to configure http-proxy to access my web-site anonymously (want to learn properties of this type of connection and check detection of anonymous users). But either I don’t understand ...
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A local SOCKS proxy for many connections

I have SSH access to a remote server and I used Putty to setup a local SOCKS5 server, using that remote server (dynamic forwarding). This means I did set e.g. 127.0.0.1:6543 as a proxy in Firefox,etc ...
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How to transparently conduct all traffic through a Proxy? [closed]

I want to transparently conduct all traffic in Windows 8.1 through a proxy, which means: all applications, all network sharing, all virtual NAT and bridge made by virtualbox, and so on, as if the ...
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Networking: fallback failed requests to another network interface

I'm on a linux workstation behind a microsoft proxy server so I've installed cntlm to handle proxy authentication. Now I want to add some more complexity; I want failed requests to use another ...
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Onedrive Windows 7 Proxy at Tel-Aviv University [closed]

I use Onedrive as my cloud (Windows 7 Ultimate) I get a lot of loops getting to OneDrive, and never sure I get there. Tried to uninstall and re-install OneDrive. I got a Message: Contact your ...
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Have privoxy accept multiple simultaneous connections from Iceweasel (a firefox fork)

I'm using privoxy to forward requests to tor and I've set my proxy server within my browser to send requests to privoxy on127.0.0.1:8118 but it seems it can only handle one connection at a time. I've ...
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Give a command HTTP proxy auth access

I'd like to let a command (wsimport) access a URL through an HTTP proxy with authentication. It can be configured to use a proxy, but not with auth. I was wondering if a tool such as netcat, or any ...
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Local Proxy that Connects to a local network proxy that connects to my proxy server [closed]

I don't have much knowledge about proxy software and compatibility so I will post the question here. I have an pc which is inside an network and internet traffic is outbound to a set of proxies (set ...
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Proxy server with compression to reduce mobile data usage

I'm often on the road, connecting to the internet through my mobile hotspot which costs me around $10/GB. Chrome and Opera browsers have "off road" features that compress data to save on bandwidth via ...
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Cannot open one specific website on one machine

I recently stepped upon a very weird problem. There is a website and mail server running on a domain XYZ.com (example) It is blocked only on one specific pc in the whole company (there are 10 of ...
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Can ISPs still throttle torrent traffic when using socks?

I've seen guides telling users to use a VPN or SSH tunnel to avoid ISP throttling of bittorent traffic, but if you use a SOCKS(5) proxy wouldn't it be just as effective? My understanding of SOCKS is ...
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Share access to HTTP server on OSX?

I recently became aware of http://docs.vagrantup.com/v2/share/, which enables: HTTP sharing will create a URL that you can give to anyone. This URL will route directly into your Vagrant ...
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Use my pc as a proxy server in restricted countries

I access the internet through the university wifi. I mean I don't have access to the router. I want my family and friends to use my laptop as a proxy server (when my laptop is on) to access filtered ...
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Cache all web pages - Squid or alternatives?

I'm using Squid 3.5.1 (the diladele version from http://squid.diladele.com/) on my own Windows 8.1 PC to cache everything from the web pages that I visit. Here's what I have in mind : When I visit ...
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Nginx Load Balancer redirecting instead of proxying VMware Horizon View

I have two VMware Horizon View security servers (ss0.domain.net, ss1.domain.net) that leverage HTML access that I'd like to load balance behind Nginx (lb0.domain.net). Both security servers are ...
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Force all traffic through proxy

My scenario is like this: I connect to my university server from my home (using Bitvise, Putty or SSH). I enabled SOCKS/HTTP proxy forwarding. I can configure my internet browsers to use this proxy ...
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setup socks proxy on vps with multiple IPs for specific users

I have a VPS centos7x64 with 17 IP's. 16 of them is ipv6. What I want is 17 ssh socks proxies for 17 users, so lets say user15 would get 15th IP from total list of 17. First user will use my only ipv4 ...
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Virtualhost access through HTTP proxy

Given the fact that every HTTP proxy rewrites the "Host" header, for example, if i send a request to xxx.com with the header "Host: yyy.com", every HTTP proxy will change it in a request to xxx.com ...
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cntlm to use hash instead of password?

As my title says I want to add hash in my /etc/cntlm.conf instead of directly pasting the password. So I'm using sudo cntlm -H -c /etc/cntlm.conf command but it is leading to a prompt asking to enter ...
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I can't access my server on VM (VirtualBox) in centOS 7

I do install VirtualBox on Windows 7, and create a virtual machine, which install centOS 7. Then in centOS7 perform the installation of CollabNet Subversion Edge, following this information as a guide ...
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Squid cache everything for ever

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and installed squid via yast. I want to cache everything on my localhost, web pages, ISO, distribution packages. The problem is that my /var/cache/squid directory stays ...
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Apache Spark cluster through a proxy?

This is more a speculative question to those with more networking / Apache Spark experience than me. My current setup: two 32GB, 4GHz Core i7 machines I'd love to tie into a Spark cluster. However, ...
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Let i2p works via VPN on VPS

There is VPS with OpenVPN and i2prouter on board. It is possible to send all traffic from local machine via VPN (using OpenVPN client). When VPN is off, I can forward localhost:4444 (for i2p proxy) to ...
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Routing traffic around packet loss and high ping areas?

I am trying to find out how to change the route my traffic takes in order to avoid servers which are causing me packet loss. I have traced the route and I know the servers addresses, but the owners ...
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How does google know where I am behind socks proxy?

Setup: Ubuntu Desktop. Firefox without flash or java. Using Socks 5 proxy. Wired connection. All history/cookies cleared. All other websites, including ip and location detecting sites like ...
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Make Chrome use SSL tunnel as a proxy (HTTP CONNECT) for HTTP requests

I want to make Chrome use SSL for all outgoing requests to a proxy (which I control). The proxy can accept a plain HTTPS connection (as a transparent proxy), and it also supports a non-encrypted HTTP ...
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Setting DD-WRT router to use a proxy

I have a dd-wrt router connected on the network of my school and the computers connected on the router network must set the proxy of my school to access Internet. So I would like to set my router with ...
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Intermittent loss of DNS server

Lately I have been having this issue which is often preceded by using the remote shutdown tool of teamviewer. After the computer (Windows 7) is rebooted it initially connects to the network and from ...
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Writing a batch script to swith between connecting through a proxy server or not

When at work I have to connect to a proxy server and at home there is no server, so every morning I have to go through the fairly tedious routine of ticking the box in Control panel --> Configure ...
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HAProxy resetting backend connections [migrated]

I'm in the process of setting up a series of servers as proxies to our application server, primarily to obscure the application server's IP as part of a suite of anti-DDOS measures. My goal is to ...
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A specific website isn't working on my computer

A website, one website, is not loading on my computer [Windows 7]. It loads on other people's computers. I've tried several things - > ipconfig /flushdns > ping [name of website] -> no ...
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Having trouble understanding how corkscrew works

I've recently been trying to use corkscrew alongside ssh and have had trouble understanding what to put in the http proxy field. I imagine this is just a misunderstanding on my part, but I thought I ...
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Cyberduck Connection Fails/Timeout

How would I go about changing either my SSH config or Cyberduck configuration to enable SFTP connections from my local machine to connect through a proxy server and then connect to my destination ...
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Forward TCP packets by destination and port number

Is there any way to forward only TCP packets heading to destination XYZ and port number NN to 127.0.0.1 port number 9150 ? I'm on Windows. Thanks
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how to use an specific connection on my internet browser?

I have two different connections, one on WiFi and another one on cable. The cable connection uses proxy and blocks some websites. The wifi connection doesn't use proxy. Im trying to use the WiFi ...
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Mimic open ports through ssh-tunnel

TL;DR Can you run local connections to myserver:1234 throung a ssh tunnel. I have a application that tries to connect to myserver:1234, but that port is closed outside our server-cluster. I can ssh ...
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Why am getting two IP address

While using (http://www.whatsmyip.net/) I keep getting an IP6 in addition to my IP4. Is it just me or this a general error with this site.
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Use Ubuntu laptop as a Wi-Fi repeater

Well I have two questions actually.... The first one is can I use my Ubuntu laptop to extend the Wi-Fi network to which my laptop is connected same in Windows through Connectify. The second one is ...
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VPN, Proxy - Why we use them for? [closed]

Can anybody explain me what is a VPN/Proxy and why and where we use them for? Is there any connection between them? Thanks for the help!
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how to Connection from a remote system to another via multiple squid proxies?

I have a setup that sending data from host 1 to host 2 via proxy running different middle hosts. I don't want just routing packets in middlehost and send to destination. The reason is I run new MPTCP ...
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How to use SSH “dynamic forward” (-D) to apt-get update/install on a box behind a VPN? Is it possible?

I got an ubuntu server box jailed behind a VPN. The gateway somehow patches the certificates, so all my https connections show up "failed" $ curl https://www.google.com curl: (60) SSL certificate ...
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why Internet Explorer 9 User Agent string (the "MSIE part) mess up with proxy and/or NTLM auth in Apache Tomcat 7?

In my network we're behind a proxy (pac script), when try to access a site in the following url format: http://serverName.domain.com:8080/somePath IE (9.0.8112.16421) is unable to browser the site ...
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get Firefox to trust expired Charles CA Certificate

When I use the security certificate supplied by Charles Proxy in Firefox (35.0) to decrypt SSL traffic, it results in Firefox showing The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate ...
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How to create reverse dynamic ssh port forwarding

I'm trying to set up an ssh tunnel layout where: client A (not ssh-server enabled) initiates ssh connection to server S socks server is opened on server S:yyyy that tunnels all data via client A ...
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How connect with Git repository over ssh behind evil proxy

My proxy (192.168.1.1:3128) not allow connection over ssh and I wish work with git repository like this: for clone: git clone ssh://user@server.com:2222/~/repository.git For cheat web forbidden, I ...