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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Google Chrome: Unable to connect to the proxy server

Nearly every single time I open up Google Chrome, I get hit with this error: Unable to connect to the proxy server I know how to fix it, and it works just fine when I do. I follow these steps: ...
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Windows 7 - use PAC file for all network traffic

Is there a way to set up Windows 7 so that any and all network traffic is forced to use a PAC file? I currently can access the internet at work through browsers which use a PAC file, but things like ...
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Synergy on VPN?

I'm trying to use Synergy to connect my home computer (running Mac OS) to my work laptop (Windows 7). The Mac is the server and the PC is the client. It works fine when the computers are on the same ...
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How to configure charles to monitor traffic with local server? (osx)

I'm trying to set up charles to monitor traffic with a server that is running locally. I think I got this working before with another server but for some reason it's not working with this one. The ...
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Windows 10 unable to connect to Internet through proxy

I am on Windows 10 Insider Build 10162. I use a proxy to connect to internet. Internet works fine on both Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome. But when I try to ping Google.com from cmd, it says "Request ...
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How do I set systemwide connection over a proxy server

My Internet access is through a proxy, my OS is Debian 8, each application must configure it to use the proxy, but there are some that are a headache to make it work with a proxy, then my question is: ...
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Viewing extensions' proxy settings in chrome

How do I view proxy settings of a Chrome extension? When I go to Settings - Network, it says: Your network proxy settings are being managed by an extension. Please let me know if the question is ...
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Finding someones IP when they use a proxy

So i have a problem. someone tried to get into my facebook account, but because their IP indicated they were in Tiwan, where i dont live, they were confronted with a security measure that required ...
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pfSense 2.2.3 - Squid3 Single Sign On

I have been struggling with this for a while now but can't seem to figure out how to go about it. I am trying to set up or was wondering if it is possible to set up Squid3 Single Sign On on a Windows ...
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How to configure user -> OpenVPN -> Tor -> OpenVPN with Whonix

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > Whonix-Gateway with Whonix-Workstation or with any ...
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Force users pass by firewall for a network with 2 gateways, one over firewall and other direct connection

I have a network with 2 default gateways (i.e. A, B). A is behind a firewall, while B is directly connected. I set DHCP for all domain computers to have Default Gateway for A. The firewall is a proxy ...
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Can squid be used in reverse or any other package be used in reverse

I'm attempting to host a minecraft game server. The primary obstacle is that the network I'm using only has 1 mbps upload. I have a vps available that has 1Gbps both ways. I would like to have the ...
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Proxy to network interface based on port

I'm looking for http proxy, which will forward traffic to the specific network interface. Example: Client connect on port 5000 - forward to eth0 on port 80 Client connect on port 5001 - forward to ...
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Is it possible to use VPN behind a transparent proxy? [closed]

My company installed a man in the middle proxy (transparent proxy) on their network recently and it is pushing it's own CA and it caused my OpenVPN to stop working and some of my programs that rely on ...
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How to config proxy in Ubuntu on VirtualBox

All: I am new to virtualbox. I install virtualbox on a WIndow7x64 box(IP: 45.37.2.38, Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway:45.37.2.1) which is behind office's proxy, inside virtualbox, I install Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Configure router to use vpn for only proxy server

My router is configured with an OpenVPN account from StrongVPN and all traffic passes over though the VPN. I want all traffic to use the normal wan ISP internet. If an application has the routers ...
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Portable web browser fo Windows with a proxy individual [closed]

I need a portable brower which can be run on Win 8.1. In my desktop I have a running two browser in time (FF+Chrome). So, Portable FF can't start when I have a running normal version (Only one ...
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Assign a port to a webaddress

I'd like to give my friends a url instead of a ip:port address for connecting to my minecraft server. Specifically I'd like to give them minecraft.myregistereddomain.com instead of ...
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Unable to connect to the proxy server

I have a vps with centos 6.6 x64 and I installed Squid using this tutorial When I using the proxy in chrome with "Proxy SwitchyOmega" extension I got this error Unable to connect to the proxy server ...
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Acessing a secure site via Putty SSH Tunnel outside the browser

I wish to access all requests to selected secure domain e.g. https://testdomain.com from anywhere on my pc (not just browsers) via putty ssh tunnel. I tried using a dynamic and this worked when I ...
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Cannot access IRC networks via dedicated chat clients

The Freenode IRC client in Firefox is able access the Freenode IRC network seamlessly. However, when I put in the proxy settings for the Internet connection I'm using into a chat client (Pidgin, ...
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Reverse Proxy? For devices(without internet access), in a LAN with an IIS(that has internet) + SSL external website [closed]

I am facing a situation where I have a LAN network, composed of multiples devices that have access to the LAN but not internet and within the LAN there is a computer with IIS 7 that has access to the ...
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Limited connection with Windows 8.1

My PC is running Windows 8.1 Pro. I'd been having problems for a while with my wireless network at home, so i decided to buy a new router. The router is the DSL-N55U from Asus. This router was ...
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Bandwidth throttling prevents apt-get from installing software

I am on a satellite uplink for internet, which is throttled after a certain data limit is reached. Ever since I reached my data cap, though, I have not been able to install any software from the ...
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How to receive and send UDP traffic using a SSH Server with blocked UDP ports?

I have an external server which I use to connect to the internet using dynamic port forwarding from my remote desktop . I forward all the connections to my local port 9150 . Therefore I use that ...
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How can I add a cookie to a mobile (kindle) browser?

I'm having problems logging in to a site on my kindle; the browser isn't too great. I want to log in on a computer, copy the cookie, and get that on to the kindle browser; I think it might work after ...
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I need to setup an automatic firefox proxy for some urls not for every page I visit? (Define rules to enable proxy based on request link address)

I'm using latest version of firefox (38.0.5 currently) and I need to use proxy configurations only for some urls not for every page. I searched and after googling I found an addon for firefox named ...
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Is it possible to share the WiFi of a Mac through Ethernet and go through a proxy?

I'm trying to make my iPhone's traffic go through Burp Suite. Unfortunately, there are some apps that don't work if a proxy is configured (the easiest way with Burp Suite ist to configure the IP of ...
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Redirecting SSH on login, however SFTP does not work

I'm trying to set up a SSH proxy for our users using an automated jumpbox. The user logs in and gets automatically SSHed off to his container/vm, which works great. Regretfully, SFTP which tunnels ...
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Anubis as GPG proxy [migrated]

I'm trying to setup GNU Anubis to act as a sort of proxy to sign/encrypt emails coming from a service. The service is currently configured to send email using our SMTP server. The idea would be to ...
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How to bypass proxy with either VPN or Socks5

My university wifi has no restrictions for web sites, however I can not SSH or using remote desktop. I solved this problem by using VPN. Now at my dormitory I'm behind a proxy with same problem. My ...
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How to invoke Privoxy?

I have installed Privoxy on Windows 7 64-bit and by searching through it's docs I have found that i need to enter some command line arguments to install the Privoxy service. Now, where and how do I ...
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Why would executing “hg push” be failing as shown below?

My hgrc file contains the following information: [auth] default.prefix = bitbucket.org default.username = stephen-paul-chappell default.password = ****************************** default.schemes = ...
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setting proxy with username & password & proxy server?

IE proxy setting dialog looks like this: Through some applications (for e.g. npm) I've to set proxy details using the following pattern (using their specific api or commandline tools): ...
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PHP Proxy without cURL

The next 2 weeks I'll be watching the house for my parents. But before I went here, I forgot to forward ports in the router. I do have a kind of access. I can place files on my webserver. But I need ...
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How can I use torrent using psiphon

In my college, I have a proxy server. Now using psiphon, I can bypass proxy. But problem is, torrent is not working with psiphon. If I am using my cyber roam account, also torrent does not work. Is ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu - How to make VirtualBox use host's internet

Host: Windows7 Guest: Ubuntu via Virtualbox So I have a proxy on my host because it's a computer at work. However, based on the .pac file that IE has listed, I THINK it requires specific origins for ...
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deleGate as reverse proxy from HTTPS to HTTP

I use stunnel4 for proxying HTTPS requests from port:8117 to HTTP server in port:8017 with this config file [myservice] sslVersion = all cert = /home/sslCert/cert1.chained.crt key = ...
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Looking for a proxy software to filter specific elements (like divs) on webpages

Looking for the following options: Or a Server side software (like proxy) to block specific elements on webpage itself? (not regular filtering like dansguardian, Cyber Patrol, squidGuard, or Net ...
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heroku behind proxy using ca certificate

Heroku has a clear howto on setting up the client when one's machine is behind a proxy. However, it assumes there is no authentication involved. I also found another howto that used proxychains to ...
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How to improve the limited internet speed provided by proxy server?

The university I am studying in has a proxy server and any student has a user & password to connect to the proxy and therefore a limited internet connection. I have the user & pw of some of my ...
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DNS and transparent intercepting squid

I am building a transparent intercepting squid proxy in my home network. My network is 10.10.10.0/24 with a soho adsl router that is the DHCP server with a extra static route network addr 0.0.0.0 ...
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What is the difference between using a VPN and using a SOCKS proxy through an SSH connection to a VPS?

I will be traveling to the People's Republic of China soon. I already have a VPS and have successfully used an SSH connection to my VPS as a SOCKS proxy in the past. Is it worth also getting a VPN? ...
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How to setup a HTTP caching proxy inside a NAT which is not a gateway?

I have the following setup of OSI level 2 and 3 devices in my IPv4-LAN with internet connection behind a NAT (all clients and servers are in 192.168.1.0/24) Internet | Gateway (WiFi-"Router")/NAT ...
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I want to proxy Exchange through my Ubuntu server. How can I do this?

I opened up ports 80 and 443 on my Time Capsule to go to my Ubuntu 14.04 Server machine. I have a splash page-kinda for my intranet. It's internal.domain. I have Exchange 2013 on another server ...
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What internet filtering system can selectively block a proxy-accessed website?

In my public library there is free wifi. Some websites are blocked by a content blocking system. I used a free proxy to access these sites. Now, after using this method for a few days, some of the ...
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Windows, not admin: Proxy working in Firefox but not in cmd, why?

I've manually configured the proxy in Firefox, and it works. I tried to use it also in the command line, but it fails: >set http_proxy=http://USERNAME:PASSWORD@HOST:PORT >set ...
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Force Qt application to use proxy in Windows

I'm using Proteus 8.0 SP3 in a school, and I am unable to update it to a later version because of the HTTPS proxy. The program shows the error message: "SSL Handshake failed". Proteus technical ...
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nginx two sites configuration conflict

I have nginx configured for one of my domains. It works as a frontend to Wildfly application server. One day I decided to configure beta tests environment on the same machine. So I added another ...
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Retrieve internet proxy server address via PowerShell

I have to retrieve the proxy server address and port via PowerShell, so I can use the Invoke-Webrequest -uri http://some-site.com -Proxy command. The expected output should looks like ...