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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How to block specific HTTPS traffic?

According to HTTPS description: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol. It provides encrypted communication ...
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Without NAT on IPv6, and only one DNS name, how do i talk to my servers?

Right now we own one domain name (e.g. superfault.com). From the internet i can connect to a variety of networked devices using that single DNS name: superfault.com ...
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Blocked Chrome by Company's Proxy

Chrome has just suddenly being blocked by my company for accessing internet. Instead, IE still works fine. It blocks the connection, the error says that my Chrome connection is timeout & the ...
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How can I trace a connection through a proxy server and/or a VPN?

Someone is continuously attacking my ftp servers. I observed the IPs he left, but running whois on all of them, I concluded that they are socks5 proxy servers. I even found the site where he is ...
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HTTP proxy over ssh?

I can browse the internet by using a SOCKS proxy : ssh -D 1080 myserver I now want to set up a HTTP proxy server, and the server then sends the HTTP package to the SOCKS proxy. If this is possible, ...
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How to setup proxy server on XP to test software?

I need to test some software using a proxy server. The software communicates over the network using http and I need to ensure that it works in enviornments that use proxy servers. How can I setup a ...
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A good program to add proxy functionability to all windows programs?

I installed Proxifier an application that makes applications (that might not use the IE proxy settings) use a specific proxy, but right after installing it Windows Live Messenger stopped working. I ...
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In windows 8, my proxy server settings get enabled automatically, how do I turn this off?

I have a new laptop running windows 8, the proxy settings get enabled randomly and I can't use Internet explorer at that point. I have to manually turn off the proxy each time. I've gone through ...
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“noshell” for ssh proxy users

I like to setup a special ssh user which is only allowed to tunnel web traffice through my server. I do not want to make an open proxy. This brings me to my question: Is there a "noshell" shell for ...
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How to ping when behind a proxy?

I am using an HTTP proxy server to connect to the internet. Because of that my pings are not working ping www.google.com says Unreachable Host How can I configure ping to use the HTTP proxy?
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How to use different proxy for different address?

I'm in an office, behind a HTTP proxy. It's configured in control panel (Windows 7). I would like to use a different proxy for a short list of particular domains. How can I achieve that?
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Overseas proxy makes Google Chrome think I am in Germany or Netherlands

I am in the UK and my firm has an outsourced webscanning service which routes our traffic through either Germany or The Netherlands. Whenever I do a search using Chrome's Address Bar I get either the ...
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How to prefer mobile connection over proxy?

I have win7. I have proxy connection and also mobile connection via my Android phone(via USB port). I want to connect to internet only via mobile connection so I specified no Proxy in my browser ...
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How to turn off WinHttp proxy?

Not too long ago I turned on a proxy for WinHttp traffic like this (from this article): netsh winhttp set proxy 127.0.0.1:8888 How can I turn the proxy off now? I can't seem to get the syntax ...
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Bypassing a proxy

When connected to the school Wifi, the only way to actually be able to use the internet I need to have the school proxy set up, which obviously filters content. Is there any way I can bypass this ...
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Using my putty ssh tunnel with my iPhone or PS3

I'm living in a student residence, which has a proxy blocking a high number of things. I have a (virtual) private server, running with ubuntu 12.04 LTS, with an openssh server. I have configured a ...
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How can I use SSH with a SOCKS 5 proxy?

I don't know much about proxies in general, and especially not SOCKS5 proxies, so sorry if this is a newbie question but I haven't been able to find the answer online or in the man pages. I have a ...
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Setting Squid Transparent Proxy

I want to setup Squid transparent proxy on my server. However, I also want to have Apache running. And HTTP/HTTPS should work on Apache as well as on proxy port. So say: Apache serves HTTP ...
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How can I redirect a subdomain to an internal IP?

I have a FQDN let's say abc.com. with only one external IP and I use zoneedit.com ns servers. I have configured www as a CNAME of abc.com. The web server is setup with IIS on local computer. What I ...
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Which SSH config option stops me from SSH'ing through a SSH tunnel?

I am trying to connect directly to a my work computer (work) which is only available via an outside server (outside). So, the network path is: home » outside » work Ideally, this should work: ...
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Route all the traffic through my laptop (using Squid) wit Windows

I have just installed Squid on my laptop and I am successfully blocking all the traffic that I want to block ( websites, protocols etc. ). But I would like to route all the traffic form my LAN ( have ...
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How can I hide, spoof or mask an IP address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Several friends said they have done it with a proxy address. Is there a quick/easy way of doing it without having to ...
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Windows HTTP tunnel through 2 Linux hosts?

The localhost only has connection to Host1. Host1 has connection to Host2 and localhost. How can I setup this to use Host2 as a proxy for web trafic from localhost? I have seen similar topics but ...
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SOCKS5 Proxy Setup on Debian

Is there a package I can install in debian that will create a SOCKS5 proxy on some port? (preferably with authentication) I'd like to use this with uTorrent. If not, how do you setup a socks5 proxy ...
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How can some services apply HTTP proxy by modifying DNS server?

Some services, like ProxyDNS, provided a way to access region-restricted websites like Hulu. I believe this kind of services are based on HTTP proxy, when we accessing hulu.com, the HTTP proxy is ...
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How do I set up an OS level proxy when a specific application does not support it?

I'm running a certain desktop app (actually Youwave Android) which doesn't have any built-in proxy configuration settings. I need to get all traffic just from this app directed through a proxy.
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Easiest way to set up a HTTP proxy/request forwarder in MAC?

Here's the situation: I am trying to show a demo for a chrome extension on MAC, and due to chrome's security policies it's only allowed to use HTTP connections to localhost. The test server I have is ...
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Splitting an HTTP request into multiple byte-range requests

I have arrived at the unusual situation of having two completely independent Internet connections to my home. This has the advantage of redundancy etc but the drawback that both connections max out at ...
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Why sudo curl ignores proxy settings?

$ echo $http_proxy http://my.proxy.com $ curl -v http://files.com/a.txt * About to connect() to proxy my.proxy.com # Correct downloading $ sudo echo $http_proxy http://my.proxy.com $sudo curl -v ...
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Proxy that is NOT web based?

We have a problem with a service we connect to being dropped somewhere along the trace route. I am looking for a proxy server that is NOT web based so that I can change the ip we're trying to access ...
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Can I remember a proxy password in Firefox 3.6.12? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Let Firefox automatically accept “authentication required” dialogue I'm using a proxy and when I start a browser and visit first page, I see the prompt for ...
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Share a socks proxy on LAN

I have socks proxy running on port 1080. I want other people on LAN to use this proxy. How can I do that? One way is that the client can run this command and then use proxy 127.0.0.1:1080 on his ...
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Do I need to have a proxy server to have HTTP over SSH?

I want to use HTTP over SSH since in my university most of the sites are blocked. I have my own server to which I can using SSH. What I'm doing right now is have a squid proxy run on the server on a ...