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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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 ...
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Turn my machine in a hotspot/proxy

My workplace does not provide a wifi... only wired connection... but my machine has a working wifi card... is there a way to "bridge" my wired connection, making my iphone connect to it and use it as ...
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set network priority besides standard win8 tool and metrics

I have two connection to internet through LAN (uses proxy) and through external modem Wi-Fi/USB (direct connection to internet). When I turn on both LAN and modem, the internet comes from modem ...
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Root certificate authority works windows/linux but not mac osx - (malformed)

I have created a self-signed root certificate authority which if I install onto windows, linux, or even using the certificate store in firefox (windows/linux/macosx) will work perfectly with my ...
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Internet Explorer 9 bad proxy detection failing when proxy server is completely unreachable

I've searched high and low, and I only find a few mentions of this "bad proxy list" feature of internet explorer. Basically, if you have a PAC/wpad.dat file for auto proxy configuration, and your ...
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How to know if an application is using system proxy and tor network?

I'm using socks proxy to connect to Tor network by Vidalia (relay) and it's working fine. I have set the system proxy via Control panel » Internet options to use socks proxy. So no need to add ...
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IE Search Provider: Specifying gTLD / Country-Specific Site

I am based in the UK, and as such typically use google.co.uk as my search engine. However, my employer is based in continental Europe, and thus my internet proxy is located overseas. As a result, IP ...
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SSH “reverse” ProxyCommand

Normally you have a setup like: Workstation -> Firewall -> Server Were your Workstation cannot contact Server directly, but has to use log in into Firewall first in order to contact Server. ...
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Automatically upload Images to unblocked host whilst on Proxy

I use a mandatory proxy whilst at school, and when I browse websites like Reddit (which isn't blocked), sometimes when I try to view an image (mostly Imgur), it is blocked. Is there some kind of ...
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Problems with network after using a socks proxy

I was playing around with SSH and trying to route traffic through my laptop. In the end I succeeeded, however I seem to have messed up my network. I only used ssh and played around with both -D and -L ...
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PS3 cannot connect to SSH socks proxy

We recently switched ISPs, and suspect we are experiencing some censorship issues. While we get the problem resolved, we decided to use an SSH proxy as a temporary solution. The SSH proxy was started ...
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BitTorrent client with strict SOCKS policy

Is there any reliable opensource BitTorrent client that will absolutely positively use SOCKS (when configured) for all connections whatsoever, failing if the SOCKS server is inaccessible? I think ...
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Bypassing proxy for loopback/locahost

I am developing a web application where in I am running a webserver at localhost:3000 and my app is deployed on the same. Access to this URL through a web browser works fine because there is an ...
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How do I set up proxy server for my network having D-Link 2750U modem router

I want to install proxy server for my network and all I have is a D-Link 2750U modem router and a spare computer. We are a start up and at the moment can't afford a better router for web-filtering ...
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Share an Internet connection with multiple devices

I'm in China and I'm using GoAgent to get rid of the great firewall. I would like to create a custom network for my office. My primary computer is connected through LAN to a wireless router (with ...
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Proxy error with Google Chrome

Recently at work, Google Chrome stopped displaying web pages and reported that "Nothing was returned" and/or "Proxy not found." I found out today that it is a proxy problem since the same problem is ...
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TL-WR941ND proxy configuration

I'm running Honeyproxy (based on mitmproxy) server on localhost:8080 Is there a way to configure my TL-WR941ND router to use Honeyview proxy, so that I can see the traffic of every host connected to ...
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Protocols in Proxy Server Settings

When I set Proxy Server in Internet Option->Connection->LAN Settings (Windows) which protocols does it support in which layers? HTTP, HTTPS, FTP or...? Download Manager also uses this setting?