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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Using Fiddler to sniff HTTPS requests of any process (Proxifier)

As far as I understand Fiddler, it simply listens on localhost:8888 and changes the windows proxy settings to exactly that. So that every application that connects using that proxy sends the data ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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Looking for a “http proxy” project or code that can be self-hosted, creating a personal proxy avoider

Over the years I have come across sites that are listed as “proxy avoidance and anonymizers” by my school censor. Some of these proxy avoidance sites allow the ability to surf the Internet through ...
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How to make Windows 10 play well with VPN and proxy?

I have your basic Cisco Anyconnect and W10. I finally got the cisco anyconnect software to run properly by running it in windows 7 mode. And note that this is a machine that was just upgraded a ...
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Match multi-line pattern in Charles proxy rewrite rule

In Charles proxy, I'm trying to use a rewrite rule to match a pattern that spans three lines in a response body, using \s* in the Match value (with 'Regex' checked) to match new lines. It appears ...
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How to route only certain http/s requests through VPN

I'm trying to create a VPN service which is capable of filtering only certain HTTP/S web traffic through the VPN, and other traffic that doesn't match my dynamic filter criteria should be sent through ...
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How does TOR or a VPN keep you annonymous?

Ok, I've got a few things that are bugging me about TOR proxy and VPNs. More specifically how they keep you annonymous, for example, say that I'm using VPN and that my internal IP address is ...
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tcp_outgoing_address: cannot connect to website

I have a LinuxMint running in a virtual box. I have installed a squid3 proxy server and it is working. However, if I want to add a tcp_outgoing_address it is not working. I am using the default ...
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How do you update a DNS server through an SSH tunnel?

I have a Linux machine which is set up to use dynamic DNS. My organization blocks access to the DNS server, preventing me from updating the IP address. I was wondering if I could make an SSH tunnel to ...
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how to automatically detect whether to use proxy or not

here is the situation, I work with a bunch of non-tech sales people, they sometimes require to access a set of private services that should only work within the office. so I set them up a ssh access ...
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Using Squid as forward http proxy failing to complete request?

I'm using Squid as local proxy. I have the config file as below:-# # Recommended minimum configuration: # # Example rule allowing access from your local networks. # Adapt to list your (internal) IP ...
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Readable HTTPS request and response using Charles Proxy

I am using Charles proxy to see the HTTP request generated through android application. However HTTPS request gets logged in encrypted format. Is there a way to see HTTPS request & response ...
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Route my internet through a website's server

Good day, I have a 4 Mbps internet plan but i have noticed that my ISP allows around 22 Mbps bandwidth for youtube / google servers only. I have verified this by installing "google data compression ...
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Is it possible to redirect traffic through Configurable wifi router

I am college student. I have internet connection in my hostel and college routed through a same proxy server. Access rights are restricted in hostel. but at the same time internet in college is much ...
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Is it a good idea to use the host computer as proxy of a virtual server hosted into it?

I plan to use a physical proxy between another physical server which is accesses via SSH, and the router, acting as firewall. Right now I just have 1 physical computer to use for this net structure, ...
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Ftp proxy using nginx

I'm trying to set-up a simple ftp proxy using Nginx. Right now my configuration is like this: server { listen 21; server_name 52.49.13.91; location / { proxy_pass ...
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Setting up server behind uncontrolled firewall

(Firstly, I apologize if this is on the wrong site. I am not a network engineer or a web master or anything like that.) Going off to college and my brother and I want to continue hosting a minecraft ...
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How do I fan-out HTTP requests with a HTTPS/SNI proxy?

Let's say my HTTPS server gets contacted with the SNI hostname 200.100.2.1.myhost.com. I wish to read the SNI hostname, and depending on the hostname, forward to the IP address from the beginning from ...
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Why can't I connect to this site via HTTPS?

Ever since I upgraded to Windows 10, there is a single site I visit that I simply can't connect to. Other people I've talked to don't have this issue. I can access it fine from my phone while on the ...
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Reverse Proxy, Port Forwarding for passing on Reverse SSH

I'm trying to access a webpage hosted on a device from an AWS public URL. The catch is this device's IP is not public. I am able to issue a command to the device locally (ssh -i path/to/Cert -R ...
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Tunneling connection to server using another server as “proxy”?

So there are two servers: Main server, lets call it M1. It's the server every user will need to access somehow. Proxy server, lets call it P1. It's the server to help some users connect to M1 ...
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System wide authenticated proxy when http_proxy=http://<user>:<pass>@<host> fails?

I've set HTTP_PROXY and HTTPS_PROXY variables system-wide, however when opening lynx I get: Alert!: Proxy authorisation required -- retrying Which then prompts: Username for 'LDAP_UCC' at proxy ...
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Random Windows connection problems with proxy

In the place I work (and maintain) we have one windows 7 x64 home premium machine that randomly cannot connect to the proxy server we are using. I know it isn't a proxy problem because the other ...
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Will using something like vmware in addition to Tor help to increase anonymity and security even further?

I recently downloaded Tor Browser to help increase internet anonymity because I do not want my personal information to be compromised. I have heard of a program called "TAILS" that compliments Tor to ...
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How to prevent wireless adapter to get automatically disabled when I plug in the LAN cable

I have a new Lenovo W541. At work I have both a cable connection with Proxy and a wifi connection. In my previous laptop I was able to switch from a connection to the other just by disabling and ...
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inject get head put on linux

I have looked everywhere and found millions of python proxy servers but none do precisely what i would like (i think :s) I don't have had quite a bit of experience with python generally, but i'm ...
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Which URLs need to be whitelisted for MacPorts to work behind a proxy?

I can use only allowed web resources via corporate proxy and to add something new to that list I should know a URL pattern, e.g. https://*developer.apple.com/* What URLs need to be whitelisted for ...
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Difference in websocket handling FF/Chrome,IE

Our company switched to a new proxy solution recenlty. Since then, Firefox pops up some 10-20 proxy authentication windows on every SE page. Judging from this [meta question][1] this has to do with ...
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Proxy work in browser but not in proxy checker

I have a bought HTTP/HTTPS proxy which works fine in a browser (slightly slow far from unusable), but if I run it in a proxy checker it says that the proxy is dead. Why is that? The proxy: ...
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Is it possible to configure PAC file location in Fiddler?

If I press  Options -> Connections -> Copy Browser Proxy Configuration URL I get the following path in clipboard: ...
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Sharing Wifi access of one device with other devices through wifi

Im on a campingground with wifi. I have more than two devices (notebooks, smartphone, tablets) with me. But I only have access to wifi with either one of those devics. I.e. If I login with device A i ...
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502 Proxy Error when trying to upload

I am trying to provide an upload service for my web portal used only in a private university. When I try from localhost on a windows platform, it works correctly. When in production however I recieve ...
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What can my ISP see when I use an elite proxy server in my browser? [duplicate]

Let's say I've configured my chrome browser to use an elite proxy for browsing downloading etc,. What information can my ISP see about the connection? Thanks in advance.
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How to change Microsoft Security Essentials proxy settings?

I use special proxy settings to connect to the internet and I find that Microsoft Security Essentials is no longer updated. How can I change Microsoft Security Essentials' proxy settings?
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Apache cannot resolve /etc/hosts entries without internet connection

I alias tw/twcdn.localhost to 127.0.0.1 in /etc/hosts: $ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost hostname tw.localhost twcdn.localhost 192.168.1.2 benito-laptop ::1 localhost ...
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Most efficient way to proxy a port from one host to a port on another

I have a host with one IP address which is using port 443 (HTTPS) with one certificate. I want to run a second app on this IP address using a different certificate on a different port. To prevent ...
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How to set proxy server Squid on CentOS multiple connections for download

I am now using Cent-OS and i have installed squid proxy server completely. The problem i meet is when I use Internet download manager and set proxy) to download a file, Internet download manager could ...
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Is it possible to use a non-local proxy to connect to the Internet?

I have a friend who lives 5 miles from me - so we can't have a wired connection to each other. Is it possible to turn his computer into a proxy and let me connect to the Internet through him? I'm ...
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Update on Windows 10 cannot connect when behind domain proxy

My computer sits on a network and I think it has Microsoft Server 2012 on there. Without joining the domain; when I first browsed the internet it asked for my domain credentials. I added them in and ...
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Traffic Redirection for transparent proxy

My current network infrastructure (specifically the Archer D2 shown below) doesn't support redirecting of traffic, I am looking for some device or software that will allow me to redirect all traffic ...
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What is the purpose of ftp-proxy.plist in os x?

Could anyone explain what is the purpose of ftp-proxy in OS X? Is it just another ftp server for alternative non-privileged port 8021? Or it's just a port forwarding measure which should work together ...
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How to configure a cache proxy to cache everything regardless of cache headers?

I am wondering if there was a cache proxy available that would cache every single request after initial visit to a HTML web page visit avoiding subsequent call's to the home server. The system will ...
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ssh proxy command with netcat

In example like this: Host destination ProxyCommand ssh gateway nc %h %p Is the connection between the gateway and the destination encrypted? I am confused because I have 2 hypotheses and both ...
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How do I use Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use google data compression proxy. So, How do I use ...
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How to find real user IP behind given proxy IP?

I opened my Gmail account and saw new message in Spam. I always want to know where these malicious emails are from, so I display origin of the email and search for default IP address from which the ...
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How to configure telnet in Windows 8?

I want to use telnet to understand the working of web and networks. However, whenever I type telnet "URL" 8080, it shows Could not open connection to the host, on port 8080: Connect Failed. I work ...
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Are these environment variables standard?… HTTP_PROXY, HTTPS_PROXY, AND NO_PROXY

It seems that a lot of programs are designed to read these environment variables to decide what proxy to go through in order to connect to a resource on the internet. Those programs may also have ...
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Route only HTTPS Connections through TOR

I want to create an tor router on my network using an extra computer I have (2011 Mac Mini). Since the exit node can read/modify traffic that is not end-to-end encrypted, I would only like to route ...
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haproxy- setting up an TCP connection cache for an HTTP server

I am trying to setup a local TCP connection cache to provide access to a remote HTTP server for multiple local applications. I have started to configure haproxy to do this: global log ...
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Can't direct internet through a shadowsocks server

I have Ubuntu 14.04. This is config.json file including configurations of my friend's server running shadowsocks: { "server":"ip address", "server_port":23, "local_port":1234, ...