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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VPN and Internet source

I want to create a VPN Server and use it as default gateway means I want to use the server internet but not from the server default gateway, I want to use a proxy server from server, Let me explain, ...
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Use Virtual Machine as Proxy in VirtualBox

I would like to network 3 VMs in VirtualBox. One will be running a proxy. Two will be unable to connect to the Internet directly, but be able to connect through the proxy VM. How should I go about ...
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Iptables to forward HTTPS traffic to remote HTTPS proxy

My goal is to use Iptables to take all traffic going to my server on port 443 and forward it to a remote HTTPS proxy server. So basically if I was to use my ip of 192.168.1.142:443 as a SSL proxy it ...
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Replace local host file modification with remote. Proxy server or something else?

I need to find a solution for a problem described below (both servers running CentOS 6) My goal is to have visible website to the public where a client will type own domain name mydomain.com and then ...
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Is it possible to specify SOCKS proxy for specified applications on Mac OS X?

I want some specific applications to work via my proxy server (SOCKS 5). Is it possible? I am currently using Mac OS X (10.9.4) Thanks,
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Not using CONNECT for SSL with Squid proxy

I want to disable encryption between my browser and my Squid so that I can get Squid to cache the pages. As using my own server and SSH port forw I'm not that worried about security. I already tried ...
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Multiple network Adapters switching

I have a multi-network adapter workstation. Lets say its a ethernet and a wifi. The ethernet is somewhat restrictive, blocking alot of blogs and other resources, and is behind a proxy server that f*** ...
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Tunnelling into a computer to get access to Internet

I have a basic understanding of tunnelling The Remote system has a web server installed and connects to internet using a LAN proxy server. I can tunnel into Remote Computer(Dynamic Port Forwarding) ...
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Youtube videos take 2-3 minutes to load without proxy

For some reason, Youtube videos are taking upwards of a couple of minutes to load, but then they buffer and play just fine. When I use a proxy, they load normally. What could be happening here? How ...
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I suspect there is a malware or trojan in my computer because internet explorer repeatedly access internet through local proxy [duplicate]

Again and again, after a few minutes, my internet connection go through settings. I never set that. it goes back again and again. As if someone is installing software on my computer and then There ...
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Access multiple proxies simultaneously

I have a home network with an ASUS RT-N66U, currently running stock firmware but could change this. On my home network I have several PC's (various UBUNTU and Windows using BBC iPlayer), a couple of ...
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All internet browsers won't resolve DNS except for TorBrowser

I'm having a bit of trouble with one of my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit w/ SP1 computers browsing the internet. I use the computer as a bed for testing different applications and so forth. The ...
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Difference between proxying and routing

I'm well aware what proxies and routers are used for. But I don't know how to reliably differentiate them. Here is a list of factors that I find in them. Proxy server Can freely modify application ...
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Fiddler: Is it possible to replace/hide part of URL without affecting the content?

I'm using Fiddler debugging proxy, And the code below can intercept the server(YouTube) data and modify the HTML information before it reaches the client(my web broswer). if ...
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can't connect to novnc via ngrok on some computers

I am using novnc and ngrok for quick access to my Arch Linux box. I created an ngrok subdomain to localhost:6080 I fill in the novnc window over the internet like this: Host: mysubdomain.ngrok.com ...
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Iptables redirection to squid proxy server

I'm trying to setup filtering through a squid proxy however I'm having trouble getting my router to send all traffic to the proxy using iptables. I've currently got it setup such that there is the ...
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Getting errors from a proxy server I'm not using

So many months ago I tried to set up a proxy server, found it too slow for my needs so I unchecked the box in LAN settings marked 'use a proxy server etc..' Now whe. I try to go online I get 'cannot ...
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VLC proxy settings and .pac file

I'm behind a corporate proxy and i want to use the last.fm autoscrobbler in vlc. Our proxy configuration are in a .pac file and i can't figure out how to set it in vlc's settings... i tried to fill ...
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Verify python request with wireshark or proxy HTTPS

I am working on a scraper, that is scraping data using python requests package. The website has a secured connection (https). I managed to get over the login part, over the search part, and now I have ...
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Domain name goes to router login on the same network and no response from outside

This is not a duplicate of DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server. I have a domain putimas.com. When open the browser with this URL, I get a router login page from my ...
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Windows 8.1 Proxy settings

Windows 8.1 will not keep changes to proxy settings. As I turn them off, they mysteriously get turned back on after moving from first web site to second. Very frustrating.
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Particular website is not available from TOR network

Particular website is not available from TOR network on all devices we tried in different networks. Regular access works fine. Hosting support replied they do not restrict access from TOR network. ...
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blocking certain websites, when accessing through “proxy”

My mac at home is controlled by parental control from apple. Internet access is only allowed for certain websites. I did this because i just procrastinate too much. This works well, but there is a ...
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Need to change the “auto detect” proxy settings in Windows

I downloaded and accidentally installed some nasty malware from CNET.com. I've finished cleaning up most of it, but there is one setting I haven't been able to get back to normal. In several programs ...
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Squid Access Denied

I am trying to configure Squid as a transparent proxy. I am using a very simple configuration and it might be a little strange because eventually, I will want Squid to use one of 5 different outgoing ...
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Very restrictive firewall [closed]

I'm trying to bypass a very restrictive firewall, I will try to explain the situation as best as I can but if I write something not clearly (English isn't my mother language), just tell me and I will ...
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how to troubleshoot proxy issues on Mavericks

For a few days i've been working on my own gear (mabook pro retina, latest mavericks) while plugged on corporate network. This network, of course (why make it simple when you can complicate ...
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Squid as transparent proxy

I am trying to configure squid as a transparent proxy. Eventually, I want it to use one of 5 different outgoing IP addresses based on the IP address the request was received on. My configuration ...
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how to configure a proxy for applications?

I am currently in University Room, and to connect to the Internet i have to go through a proxy (which is easily doable on a browser) but I can not access a variety of applications such as Steam, ...
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Can a proxy server manipulate packets?

Can a proxy server inject malware by manipulating the packets sent through it and inject ,malware into my PCs memory that way? I know that it could sniff my passwords. What if i use a proxy server to ...
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Email Forwarding Proxy / Gmail

We currently have an issue where we're not receiving mails from a vendor due to them having a low SBRS (senderbase reputation score) and our corporate mail thus blocking messages from them. To work ...
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How can I get Internet for my android virtual machine running in ubuntu behind proxy server

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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My Proxy server LAN settings re-check itself automatically

I'm currently running Windows 8 (Not 8.1), I've had my computer for almost a year it seems now, and have never had any trouble with it. Though recently my Proxy settings randomly changed, so that ...
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My firefox is set to go through a proxy. How can I use this proxy in the terminal?

When I go into my settings page, I can get all the data on what firefox is using. I can go on github, download packages as zips, etc. But when I use the terminal, to do git clone or ssh, the commands ...
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How connect to private email server via another computer in private network?

There are: Mail server private network First computer in private network with Internet access Second computer with Internet access First computer can access mail server as mail client, mail server ...
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Firefox 31 keeps asking for Proxy Authentication

I read a lot of questions through the internet about this, but I didn't find any one that worked for me. In Options>Advanced>Connection I have chosen the Manual Proxy Configuration, I have entered my ...
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How to change Firefox preference default value?

I have problem with Firefox(31.0) on my Windows(7). I don't want that Firefox use system proxy, and for this issue, set "No proxy" in Options/Advanced/Network/Settings. But when I close Firefox then ...
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URL filtering in relation to Privoxy or Squid

I want to know ,if this can be acheived with Privoxy or Squid+ external filters(please answer with which proxy you are most skilled in.) 1.How to block specific streaming video in youtube? ...
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Emulate ssh ProxyCommand on PUTTY

I have an instance at Terminal.com that I want to connect via PUTTy's SSH. They have a guide saying you could connect to their via a proxy. But I can't really figure things out so easily. Steps to ...
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Internet proxy not working until IE is refreshed

My work PC was recently upgraded to Windows 7, and now I'm noticing strange behaviour: Chrome would frequently, usually within the hour or so, fail to access the web. I get the error "The webpage is ...
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Squid 3.4.6 Transparent proxy issues

I'm trying to implement a Transparent Squid Proxy for a wireless network where it mainly serve for mobile devices. The software I'm using is squid 3.4.6 (latest version compiled from source) in ...
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PuPHPet, Vagrant networking through proxy

I'm learning PuPHPet, Vagrant and Laravel homestead I've ElementaryOS Luna installed. I've downloaded and installed Virtualbox, Vagrant, vagrant plugins and then I built an Ubuntu 12.04 machine with ...
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How to encrypt connection to a squid proxy server

I've set up an anonymous squid proxy server, and it works completely fine, but I haven't found anything about how to encrypt the traffic between me and the server itself. Where to start?
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Setup auto configuration to more intelligently resolve proxy on Mac

At work we're sitting behind a proxy which often causes a hindrance especially with command line tools etc. I'm rapidly losing track on HTTP_PROXY configuration entries in my localhost, as well as ...
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How can I make sure all my Mac's TCP traffic goes through a SOCKS5 proxy?

I have a SOCKS proxy with a port. How can I make my MAC use it? What settings do I change under network settings?
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Redirect traffic to local address so iOS speedtest app measures LAN speed

I have mounted a Speedtest Mini server on a local LAMP, so I can test my LAN speeds effortlessly just by opening the URL with a Flash enabled web browser, the thing is, I want my iOS and Android ...
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SMTP proxy to investigate outgoing e-mails not being sent?

For some reason, using the same e-mail account that works the rest of the time, some outgoing e-mails aren't being sent by my ISP's SMTP server: Error reading from network Cause: Eudora got tired ...
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Terrible experience with a proxy server

I have a static IP provided to me by my ISP. I was trying to use this static IP when I'm outside my home to access some restricted areas on my website. So, I decided to setup a proxy server on one of ...
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Home SOCKS5 proxy server

I've been trying to set up a home proxy server for some days, ran into lots of tutorials, you shall call me dumb but had no success so far. Here is the scenario: I have a computer at home that just ...
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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...