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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Can websites be filtered even when requests are sent through an encrypted ssh tunnel?

I'm in China and using an ssh tunnel to connect via a proxy to servers. It works well for most sites that otherwise would be blocked (e.g. Google, Gmail, some news sites). However, Facebook, Google+ ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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squid listen on out interface

I have a Debian box with squid3 installed on it. My box has 2 interfaces, one connected to the internet (eth0) and one connected to the LAN (eth1) Here is my /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo ...
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OpenVPN - errno=36 when connecting

When attempting to connect to the vpn, it seems to fail almost instantly after connecting. The logs below state that the connection response is getting blocked somehow by the proxy. Oct 21 10:55:17: ...
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how to use HTTP over all computer?

I'm using a HTTP proxy on firefox, something like proxy.mit.it:8080. I can use firefox to access network. Now I hope other applications on my laptop can also use the proxy to access internet. I ...
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Is it true that http requests via proxy cannot be detected and blocked by the target server?

In the situation in which a server A sends http requests via php under proxy to server B is it real that server B can't know that the requests are sent by a proxy? And if server B administrator is ...
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What exactly causes Firefox's “The Proxy server is refusing connections” error?

Sometimes when going through a proxy, Firefox gives the "The proxy server is refusing connections". Googling this error produces plenty of results on how to fix it by disabling your proxy, but no ...
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How to get a proxy working through Kali within Virtualbox?

So, I spun up a kali machine in virtualbox, I set the proxy within virtualbox to connect to our proxy (proxyurl:port). That wasn't working, so I played around with environment variables, did some ...
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Using Parental Controls with TOR

A friend of mine wants to protect his children's anonymity with TOR. However, he is unwilling to stop using parental controls to log what websites his children visit and block adult websites. Is it ...
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Ethernet always shows proxy server not found

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04. I can connect with wifi but In the case of ethernet I am able to fill up IP Address, subnet mask and gateway but the result is always PROXY SERVER NOT FOUND Here is ...
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Is there a way to send all the web traffic through a proxy without using ddwrt in an Asus router?

Im about to buy an Asus RT-N10U B router. I need to know whether I can use it to pass all the traffic through my proxy server without flashing ddwrt into it?
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Cannot connect to my network's proxy server

I cross-posted this from the microsoft community site since I couldn't get any answers there. I have been having quite a bit of trouble with this. I have a windows 8 system which I have not bothered ...
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Can you add a proxy exception with an exception?

Is there a way to add an proxy exception with somewhat of a case match so to speak? so say I want to allow all https, I would use: https://* but I dont want it to apply to https://testsite.com ...
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Mac OS X Force Internet Sharing Traffic Through Proxy

I have Internet Sharing set up on my Mac OS 10.9.5 machine, sharing my Ethernet connection to any devices connected to the created Wi-Fi hotspot. I'm looking for a way to force all that traffic ...
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Internal web server not accessible through my organisation's proxy server.Help needed [closed]

Normally to access any website through my college's internet we need to set proxy and port.But now i have created an internal server to host some competitions for students. But to access that server ...
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Apply a proxy to only specific program(s)? [on hold]

Is there good free software out there that will let me "proxify" specific applications only? Right now I only need to apply a proxy to one application. Better yet would be if it could just route me ...
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Use LAN for Network Drives, WLAN only for Internet Connection

In the company i am working, the proxy is blocking many Internet Services, i need some of them like github freely accessible, so i am using an internet stick. Is it somehow possible to use the stick ...
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install programs whitout internet access on Machine A connected to Machine B with internet access

I have a Machine A with no access to internet. I have a Machine B with access to internet. A & B can connect to each other via ssh. I'd like to make some program installs on A (perl, R package ...
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Windows + VPN + port forward or proxy

I have two computers on LAN: 192.168.0.2 (windows 7 workstation) 192.168.0.3 (debian linux server) My windows 7 workstation (.0.2) is connected to external VPN and has also IP 10.0.15.5 and can ...
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Proxy to allow FTP and SFTP

I need to set up a system that allows FTP and SFTP to LAN users. In my company, we have 2 internet connections: normal one restricted one (provided by the ERP company): proxy that only allows ...
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Route all internet traffic through an Ubuntu VPS

Similar question have been asked but I didn't find their answers sufficient, though I might be missing something. I have a VPS running Ubuntu 12 and a laptop connected to a public wireless network. ...
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Can't connect to proxy

If I use a proxy, I can not connect to it. I tried speedy, slow, USA, and int'l servers, but none work. I am certain it is not a virus, I've scanned multiple times, and have not downloaded anything ...
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Tunnel from work computer

I work offshore in the Gulf of Mexico on production platforms. We have guest wifi that is unusably slow due to so many people signed on at once. The network on my work computer is a lot better with ...
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SQUID PROXY Cache Dynamic Content to second HDD

I run pfsence with squid proxy and have it set to cache data. Is there a way to get just Dynamic Content (Youtube & Windows Updates) to cache to a second hard drive. Leaving the rest to cache to ...
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MITM Proxy - Checking Validation of SSL Certificate Chains

I am attempting to check our Android app's SSL Certificate Validation. I have MITM Proxy running on my Mac and am using the Mac as a Proxy for my Android phone. I can see all of the Android's http/s ...
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Chrome ssh tunnel forwarding

I am first logging into an ssh server. Then I am trying to use Chrome for ssh tunnel forwarding. Is there a gui way of doing this? I can do this in Firefox's gui in like 10 seconds so I would thing ...
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Using CERT Tapioca on VM

I have been attempting to get CERT Tapioca (http://www.cert.org/blogs/certcc/post.cfm?EntryID=203) running on my Mac so that I can test the SSL/HTTPS security of our Android app. Up to this point, I ...
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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 ...