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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downloading torrent on a WiFi connection that requires proxy

our college WiFi does not block torrents but any connection has to be made through a proxy server. when I use my phone as a hot spot, all my torrents download fine. when I use the proxied WiFi ...
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Saving Proxy-Credentials (basic authentication) on windows

In our company we use a https-proxy to access the internet. While this works ok on most applications(browser) there are always application that crash or have massive issues when they reveive a ...
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Scan outgoing traffic for sensitive data

I run Windows on my desktop, but I would be willing to route my traffic through a Linux box if required. I've had two instances of my credit card being misused in two months now. Despite being ...
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Using VPN on host then Proxy on VMware guest?

I have been working on the for 9 hours and I cannot find a solution. I want to run my VPN on my host computer and then use a proxy on the vmware machine. If I run the vpn through my host computer I ...
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mitmproxy ignore all websocket connections

At the moment, mitmproxy doesn't seem to be able to handle websocket connections. How can I just pass these on so that clients can still connect with a websocket server? Here's my current command: ...
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Google Chrome doesn't trust mitmproxy's certficates

I'm running mitmdump (from mitmproxy) on my Macbook Pro, and I'm connecting to the proxy through my Windows desktop PC. However, Chrome (running on the PC) refuses to connect to so many sites because ...
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Ethical way to get past a proxy server?

I am working with lwIP on an embedded device that wants to connect via DHCP to a flexible LAN. Sometimes the device will want to connect to a network with a proxy server. How to I make the DORA ...
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Setting proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection using command line Mac OSX

Hi I want to know how to set the proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection like in network preferences but using bash. I have tried looking around but I only am seeming to find commands like this ...
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Best Way To Get Around School Proxy? [closed]

To connect to and use the school wifi requires using a provided .pac file, which then blocks pretty much every useful website to exist. I know web-based proxies such as glype work to get around it, ...
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Site shows blank page, but not with proxy

I am attempting to access the popular site, Deposits.org. When I go there, I get a blank page. When I view source, that is also completely empty. But I'm able to see the site through an anonymous ...
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How to access video streaming site using proxy [closed]

IS there any proxy site or trick which can be helpful to open blocked sites . I can access site using anonymouse.org and other sites but a site which have some video don't work . Is there any way .
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changing DNS setting doesn't seem to have any effect

I am currently on Windows 10, and trying to use dnscrypt to proxy my DNS lookup from port 53 to some other port so it will bypass transparent DNS. however, when I change my windows DNS setting to ...
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How to setup my linux machine as a dns proxy server

I have enabled ip forwarding in my kali linux machine and have set that machine's ip address (192.168.43.88) as the default gateway on a second machine (192.168.43.234) in the same subnet. Primary DNS ...
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How to access local resources over proxy

So I have a raspberry pi that is acting as a proxy server (privoxy) on my home network. I can access that Pi through Hamachi (I know it's not ideal, but it gets the jobs done well enough). However, I ...
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LAN settings don't save (“managed by your system administrator”)

I'm using WiFi connections or a 3G modem to connect to the Internet, but sometimes the connections break and the LAN settings change to use a proxy server. I have never set a proxy server, and I do ...
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Proxy server on windows?

I need a way to have a remote computer connect to my home PC and use its internet over the local internet. I have a Windows 10 x64, a Windows 7 x64 and a Ubuntu 14 x86. I would prefer to use one of ...
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Proxy for list of addresses in Linux/Gnome3

I'm looking for a system-wide setting to use a specific proxy for a list of URLs on a machine running Archlinux and Gnome 3. The setup is like the following: company_proxy |- internal URL 1 |- ...
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Stunnel PSK Error

I have build a anonymous stunnel 5.29 + squid 3.3 SSL proxy server for few purpose and I want to enable PSK authorization. The configuration of the stunnel server: pid = /run/stunnel.pid chroot = ...
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How to configure cygwin git to work behind proxy?

I am using Windows 7 x64. I have installed Git for Windows and cygwin's git. These are the installed versions for Git for Windows: user@machine MINGW64 ~ $ uname -a MINGW64_NT-6.1 machine ...
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Setting system wide http(s)/ftp proxy with username and password on Ubuntu/Mint

At my office I was given a pac file in order to connect to our proxy. The pac file is just a bunch of ignore-this-internal-site-and-that-local-site along with a proxy for other connections, let's call ...
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How to make sure our script is using a proxy

I have a python script I made which requests pages on the web. I am using a mac os and am using a socks proxy on 127.0.0.1:9150 on my wifi (pass all apps thru proxy --tor--). Using wireshark, how do I ...
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Routing incoming http requests over tor socks

I am trying to make a proxy server for some privacy. I couldn't find any way to use tor as a http proxy server without external modules. I have two machine, one of them is a client which use the other ...
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Safari and Chrome will not use Web Proxy (HTTP) on OS X El Capitan

I've built a simple reverse proxy and have confirmed that it is running well by configuring Windows and Linux systems to use it. I've also used 'curl' on OS X to confirm that it is working as it ...
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Putty doesn't work beyond proxy

I can browse the internet by setting up Firefox to use a proxy server on port 8080 with need of authentication. It seems that everything else is blocked by the proxy server. For example, in command ...
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apache proxypass https to http not working

I have the following configuration: An apache with SSL configured and this server is accessible via the internet. A second apache in the local network of the other apache but this one don't have SSL ...
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SMTP cache / proxy server for server fault protection

I am trying to find something that I would install on a dedicated server that would receive SMTP requests. This software would send theses requests to my STMP server, but if the server is not online, ...
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How to set up a locally run proxy?

As the question states, I'd like to set up a node proxy and run it locally on my computer. However, how do I configure my settings so that the local proxy server's requests go through to their ...
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Proxy stack configuration for KDE and ZSH

I have the following stack: Ubuntu 14.04 ZSH KDE Firefox Chrome PyCharm/other GUI applications ssh/git/wget/curl/etc from terminal And I'm behind a proxy server, http:proxy.server.com. I set up ...
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Can I connect by using double/nested proxy?

Suppose that I want to connect to internet through proxy server A. If I am in a network where connection to external network should go through proxy server B, is it possible to do this? Is there any ...
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Connected to VPN and now services are requesting login using VPN

I recently installed 'Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client' to connect to my organisation's network. This starts automatically on startup and works perfectly. The problem is though that now when ...
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How does the internet/proxy works? [closed]

I know. The title is not so specific. My question may range from "simple router at home" from "the whole internet". I have a background in Networking, complicated answers will be apreciate, but one ...
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Proxychain for Mac os

I would like to tunnel a program from the terminal through a proxy. I know proxychain does that job. Can I get this program for mac? I havn't found a link for it.
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Can I run Apache on other address other than localhost (127.0.0.1)

I have a proxy server on my system that current runs on 127.0.0.1 which I use to browse the internet, hence I cannot access my apache localhost for local development. I would like to know if there is ...
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Mac OS X Proxy Change Log?

I had an odd experience today, while trying to browse internet I received unable to connect to Proxy. Using Mac OS X 10.11.2. Went to Network Settings and discovered http traffic being sent to Proxy ...
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Make KDE detect variables set on a terminal via script

I have a function defined on my .zshrc that enables or disables a proxy. Is there a way to make applications started from KDE menus (like Chromium) to detect the environment variables as set on the ...
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Can't access some websites on Mac, but can access on iPad. Same network

When I try to access some of my sites (e.g. http://mono.company) I get a connection timeout. This only happens when I try to access sites that are on a certain server. On the same WiFi network, when ...
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Proxy emulated Android traffic through other PC either from inside Android or from its host

I have an Android device (A) connected to a local network that have no direct connection to the Internet. It is rooted. The device is actually an emulator running on Windows host PC (H) where I do ...
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I'm looking to setup a NNTP cache/proxy server primarily for header caching on linux. Which one is recommended?

My requirement is that the News NNTP cache and proxy server must be able to cache headers without downloading the articles. i.e only download articles if requested. There is a mention about ...
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Does a proxy server protect my download habbits from my ISP?

If I torrent files and access websites through a proxy server, can my ISP see what I am up too and the websites I'm visiting (SSL and non-SSL)? Also, would a proxy suffice or would a VPN be more ...
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Apt not using proxy settings set in environment

I have the following system wide settings in my /etc/profile MY_PROXY_URL=http://192.168.128.251:3128 HTTP_PROXY=$MY_PROXY_URL HTTPS_PROXY=$MY_PROXY_URL FTP_PROXY=$MY_PROXY_URL ...
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How to set a proxy to disconnect network actions of an application from its configuration?

I'm trying to disconnect some application from network using its proxy configuration. I tested random ip and port values in my Mozilla Firefox browser but Firefox continues to open pages normally. Is ...
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iptables rule - SSH socks proxy

I have very basic iptable rules for my home server. Block all INPUT except SSH and a few other connections. Allow everything else. When I connect via SSH I sometimes also create a dynamic SOCKS5 ...
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How do I set up a VPN “access point” in my LAN?

I bought a subscription at a VPN-provider, so that I use internet services with a different IP. The VPN provider offers access through "OpenVPN", which does not run on all of my home devices (FireTV, ...
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Using curl with a https proxy

I have setup a squid proxy so that it listens on a HTTPS port instead of the usual HTTP port, in order to have encrypted communication between the client and the proxy itself. While I have been able ...
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Monitoring traffic of phone through charles proxy?

I am using Charles proxy to monitor https traffic for which we have to import a certificate in the phone. Is there any way that my phone (Motorola Moto E2 with CyanogenMod 12.1) treats the certificate ...
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How to handle Proxy with Sudo on VM

I have Ubuntu installed on a VirtualBox VM and I am using NAT. The host network requires NTLM proxy authentication to work. I tried export HTTP_PROXY=proxy.mycomp.com:80 & HTTPS_PROXY=$HTTP_PROXY ...
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How to use autohotkey to run command line programs?

I'm sitting behind corporate proxy, I need to switch proxies of git frequently when doing development. So I want to use autohotkey to create a script to toggle proxy setting of git. But I can't ...
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Use reverse proxy to authenticate with cookie

I have a server A running ZWay. ZWay uses cookies to allow clients to request data via http, see here. Now I have a second server B running DomotiGa which is a third party application needing to ...
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Archer D2 Proxy

Anyone know if you can setup a proxy on an Archer D2 router? looking at the manual cant seem to find something that makes sense. Basically there is a software for a Firestick that only allows 5 ...
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How to configure Tor to require username / password on connection via SOCKS ( port 9050 )

When running Tor, I'm able to connect to it via port 9050 locally which uses SOCKS and make HTTP requests. How can I setup Tor on a fresh Ubuntu install so that Tor is exposed on a public IP address ...