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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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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How to configure Proxychains in backtrack?

I am trying to configure proxychains.conf file but when i run any application from proxychains like firefox, it can't open the webpage and also terminal is showing "need more proxies !" ?? I have ...
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Nginx in front of Apache and retain logins

I've googled for a while and searched super user and can't seem to find anything regarding my current issue. I'll try to explain it as best as I can. I have two servers, at two different geographical ...
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Why won't my proxy server connect to the internet?

I'm setting up a dedicated machine to run a transparent proxy server for my network, but for unknown reasons, clients can connect to the machine, but the internet isn't working. There seems to be a ...
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Script for one time proxied firefox

I want to change firefox proxy settings on the fly (no, I will not be installing a 3rd party extension for this). I want to open up an instance of firefox without changing my default proxy settings. ...
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squid proxy slow response

We are using the squid proxy in our setup and implemented as transparent proxy with user authentication. Before couple of days, while we are trying to setup the iptables the squid started performing ...
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Redirect all LAN network traffic to external proxy server

I have an external VPS that acts as Proxy (SQUID) and I'd like to force all the network connections requested by all my LAN devices to be handled by the proxy without singular configurations on the ...
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Enable transparent proxy

this is my first post here, so sorry if i made some mistake. I work in a company who has an http/https auth proxy, and they allow us to use our devices, as long as we setup the proxy. The problem is ...
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How can I configure a web-based proxy?

I already know how to create some proxies to bypass firewalls with ssh, such as a SOCKS or PuTTY proxy. I also know about httptunnel. But I want/need is something like surfola.com: I'd like to ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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youtube-dl: use proxy on error

I'm using youtube-dl to download videos from youtube by playlists. Unfortunately, a ton of music videos are blocked in my country and youtube-dl spits out an error on those. There is the -i option to ...
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Ways to bypass an internet filter/restriction? [closed]

What are all the possible ways to bypass an internet restriction? I have already tried using TOR, a VPN and an SSH connection, but i keep getting connection refused. When ever I try to access a ...
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How to bypass Internet restriction? [closed]

Alright, so I am connected to a windows domain network and I have been having a few problems bypassing restrictions which have been set in order to access certain blocked sites. I have tried a number ...
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FreeBSD - How can I let server A get web access via server B over a specific port?

Setup: Server A: FreeBSD 10 - IP: 100.100.100.100 Server B: FreeBSD 9 - IP: 200.200.200.200 Both servers use pf.conf. Desired result: I want server A to be able to get web access (port 80) via ...
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Speed up proxy connection download speed

In my country http://youtube.com is banned and I cannot download from it so I used proxy(with Freegate),but now the download speed comes down(instead of 60KB/sec it's now about 20KB/s). why this ...
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Don't reverse-proxy robots.txt

I do not want to reverse-proxy robots.txt. How would I use a RewriteRule to redirect any request to the same robots.txt? For example, I want the RewriteRule to do this: ...
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Port forwarding does not work for http sites

I am connecting to office network through VPN. I have two servers A and B. I have ssh tomcat access to A through VPN but not to B. When I ssh into A, from there I can ssh into B. Also, B is running ...
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Lan settings constantly being changed to proxy server in Windows 8.1

Now matter which of three ways I go in and change my settings to automatically detect, within 15 to 30 seconds it flips back to having the proxy server option checked. This started happening two, ...
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what is wrong with my squid configuration?

i install squid3 on my debian server and replace squid.conf with this code acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 acl localnet src myip/24 acl ...
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All VPNs are proxy servers but not all proxy servers are VPNs?

I'm having trouble understanding the difference between a VPN and a proxy server. When I connect to a VPN, other computers see the IP address of the VPN instead of the IP address of my ISP. But ...
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simple configuration for squid 3

I have a little bunch of users (about 5-10) that should access the internet through squid (http proxy)with my debian server .i need a simple configuration for squid but i'm not familiar with that. can ...
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JBoss AS7 Javamail Proxy

In JBoss 6 you could set proxy properties to be used for mail in the config file. In 7 you now have to use <subsystem>...</subsystem> eg. <subsystem ...
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How can I apply a proxy IP address to all my connections?

I live in a building where we share a static IP address. Looks like a roommate got banned from a website where I also have an account, and now I can't visit this website either. I had to install a ...
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Check local hosts file (Win7) and proxy.pac

I have two groups of computers at the school: 1) computer lab, and 2) anywhere else. These are all Windows 7 machines. Up to now, I've had two versions of the Window's hosts file depending on which ...
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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Gem: Could not find a valid gem in any repository

my problem is that I installed ruby and gem successfully with no errors, but when I go any further, trying to install any gem, it threw an error: ERROR: Could not find a valid gem '<name>' ...
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Is it possible to connect to TeamViewer's VPN and a Proxy Directly? (i.e. with out a second TV client)

I am abroad and remoting into my home machine trying to set up a VPN and proxy server because I'm using a lot of public WiFi is Southeast Asia on a working holiday. As I already use TeamViewer, I am ...
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How to cache “maven/gem/npm” content for the requests from my command line tools?

We have a very bad network condition, that when we use maven/gradle/sbt or npm or gem to install dependencies, it is often slowly and sometimes disconnected. So I wonder is it possible to run some ...
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SSH dynamic forwarding proxy - “No data received” in chrome

My debug log: ssh -D 5000 root@103.117.102.43 -vvv OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /Users/zhenweiliu/.ssh/config debug1: /Users/zhenweiliu/.ssh/config ...
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how can i login my gmail account?

It is normal for people in china not to login into gmail ,GFW block people here to login into gmail.Many times when i login into gmail directly ,it is a failure message. If i login into gmail ...
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Tor on Google App Engine Launcher

I have installed Google App Engine SDK for Python on Windows 8.1. I use Vidalia Bridge Bundle and the Chrome extension Proxy SwitchySharp to access the net through Tor. But the problem seem to be it ...
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Smart transfer files to an isolated network environment

I'm working with a project that requires to provision a batch of files to machines frequently. But these deploy machines are located in an isolated network, which is ONLY accessible via a broker ...
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How do I use mod_proxy with mjpeg_streamer?

Seeing as the HTML5 video tag is hopeless at streaming live video and I really don't want flash, I managed to get mjpeg_streamer installed but of course it comes with its own webserver for some ...
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I can connect to my SSH server but cannot browse the internet

I have setup an ssh server on my windows 8.1 system as well as port forwarding on my home router and from inside and outside of the network I can login on my macbook using the command ssh -D 8080 ...
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Transparent proxy on a Siemens router

I would like to install a transparent proxy with content filtering (such as Squid) on my Siemens ADSL SL2-141 router, such that all requests in my home network are automatically routed through the ...
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Use of a proxy server to log specific part of URL

I've run into a bit of difficulty and I'm wondering if anyone could help. I've spent much of a day reading and trying to work it out, but I've hit a bit of a brick wall. I'd like to run a proxy ...
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Route incoming traffic from VPN Clients through localhost-proxy on VPN server?

I’m still quite a newbie to Linux in general and I want to learn by establishing useful projects. My actual project is for a vpn-server to get rid of ads, cookies etc. for all clients. Meaning: No ...
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Haproxy for SSH name based proxying

I have a host machine with several lxc containers. I am trying to give ssh access to containers directly based on domain names. For this I have tried setting up HAProxy. Could achieve this easily with ...
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Use VPN service for specific programs in Windows

What I'm trying to achieve is to have several programs (uTorrent, Sick Beard, other programs without proxy settings) directed through a VPN, whilst other programs (TeamSpeak server, possibly others) ...
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Connect to internet using other computer's internet on LAN

I have 2 systems one is windows 8 and the other one is windows XP, the XP one has direction connection to internet as well is on my local network. I want to use that computer's internet connection in ...
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Use remote desktop through proxy

What I have: 1) computer with normal/direct Internet connection 2) computer with internet connection done through proxy which have connection to certain resources I want to use remote desktop of the ...
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nginx Times Out Uploading Files - Way Under Timeout Limit

I have an application that can accept file uploads and puts those onto S3. Some files have been failing to upload when going through the nginx reverse-proxy. Now, I have keepalive_timeout 120; set ...
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Still getting 407 from Proxy after CONNECT

I'm in a corporate network that access to the internet through a proxy. For instance i have connection to Internet through the browsers (Firefox, Chrome ...) The problem is that when i'm trying to ...
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Apache as Proxy replace the html code/tags/text

I configured my apache2 server as a proxy server. I added some filters to my proxy.conf file to change the text (html source code) of the websites. Example code: ExtFilterDefine foodo mode=output ...
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Using OpenVPN, yet netflix.com blocks access

I have set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS in the USA and configured it to route all clients traffic through it. Everything seems to work fine regarding the VPN connection in gerneral. All ip lookup ...
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How to still using DNS even when switch the proxy in Mozilla Firefox?

I'm using some DNS on my connection on Ubuntu 14 and then I want to still using it even I switch the proxy on foxyproxy. Can I do it?
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Any way that internet through proxy server can act like a real internet connection on windows 7?

I have windows 7 on VirtualBox Virtual Machine using Host Only Adapter for network and CCProxy installed on the host operating system(Windows 7). I changed the Lan Settings on VM to use the host as ...
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Creating an ad-hoc wireles network on a router

My router is a Wag200g with openwag firmware. My laptop is connected to the university's internet through an ethernet cable and i have to set the browser proxy settings to connect. I want to create an ...
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Nginx rewrite to remove first (generic) path node

I am currently writing a dispatcher that will dispatch different URLs to specific service URLS. I essentially want to dispatch something like: POST ...
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Apache proxy: Why is one vhost returning Forbidden while the other one works?

I have a Java application that needs to talk to another intranet website using HTTPS in both directions. After fighting with Java's SSL implementations for some time, I gave up on that, and have now ...