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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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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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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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 ...
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Windows proxy settings updated automatically

While trying to set proxy settings in my Windows machine registry I found an interesting thing that I hope you will be able to help me with. The proxy settings that are set on my machine are: ...
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Wrong nGinx virtual server chosen for a request

I'm trying to make nGinx to proxy a request to a standalone MoinMoin (Python Wiki) web server. So far I have used two virtual servers: server { listen 80; server_name my-domain.com ...
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How to route only part of my network traffic through 3G/4G/Tethering?

Latelly I've been in the middle of nowhere and my only option is to use my 3G/LTE dongle or tether my phone. The problem is the number of background tasks and updates and everything that consumes my ...
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How My elite proxy is detected with browser but not with proxifier

I am wonder that how elite proxy works because I use several browser for elite proxies that show my real ip address. However I use a software like proxifier with the same proxy and doesn't show my ...
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Connect from A to C using B in the middle

What software can be used to do a connection: A <-> B <-> C Where: A is a windows pc. B is a windows pc on a remote desktop (with an static ip) C is another computer that expect connections ...
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LAN settings “Bypass proxy server for local addresses” checks itself

The marked checkbox keeps checking itself every now and then. (See the screenshot below.) I have no idea why, but it is really annoying having to uncheck it every time I notice it turned itself back ...
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Automatic Wireless Network Switching

I have a weird situation at work I'm trying to fix.... I work as a web developer at a large corporation with the usual over the top security on its networks. To be absolutely clear, I'm not trying ...
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SSH breaks after sending traffic through it using a socks5 proxy (Write failed: Broken pipe)

I run the following command at home on my local Linux machine: ssh -D 10.0.0.1:443 -C user@internet-server -p 21 This opens a listening socket on port 443. Then on another computer I connect to ...
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Passing through a firewall with a “reverse” proxy

I have to do a workshop in a firewalled environment which is preventing me to show everything I would like and I'm looking for a workaround. I'll be demoing a software which runs on Windows. During ...
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Squid proxy bandwidth hogging prevention

I have a squid proxy acting as a parental filter on our LAN, however it's very easy for one users downloading to slow everyone else down. My question is: Is it possible to set up something that ...
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Windows Server - Bridge ip address of different subnets

My Windows Server 2008 R2 has two network cards which are connected to physically separated networks. The Adapters have the following IP settings: LAN1 IP: 192.168.2.1 (Netmask 255.255.255.0) LAN2 ...
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Apache and embedding local content using Mod Proxy or Mod?

I am trying to embed a webpage into apache webserver that has public facing IP-address. The webpage I am trying to embed is over VPN, and works fine from the server to the VPN client with command ...
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Multiple browser instances through differents openvpn

How can I config multiple instances of browser to connect through different VPN servers? I'm working in a Linux server and I need that every browser instance uses different VPN servers. Thanks in ...
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Mac proxifier to use with Transmission?

I am attempting to route just my Transmission traffic through a proxy instead of all of my traffic through a VPN. My attempts at getting this to work: Attempting to just route Transmission traffic ...
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Testing websites locally with the original URL?

We're a team of web developers, we have local versions of our clients' websites and we want to test them locally before uploading. In order to run the websites with their original URL, we decided to ...
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How to force browsers to use proxy server for specific domains such as google.com or facebook.com

I know IE allows you to force all connections through a proxy server, except specific domains or local addresses. But is there a way to let IE to reach Internet directly, and only force connections ...
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How can i connect to a VPN then to a sock5 proxy?

Hi i need this for a school project im working on,the thing is i connect to a VPN through OpenVPN or a VPN client. So my conection look like this. My PC --- VPN --- Web if i connect to a sock5 proxy ...
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Block chrome or firefox from accessing localhost

is there a way to block chrome or firefox from accessing anything located in localhost? I built my web application on top of a LAMP stack @ localhost and it's kind of big (for me) and i would like ...
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a network gateway that modifies content - how to do it?

I'd like to set up a network gateway that will modify on the fly the code of webpages accessed by users on my LAN. For instance, I'd like to automatically remove ads, suspicious object or iframe tags. ...
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See real IP through HTTP Proxy

I'm setting a HTTP Proxy in a Java Application. In that application I test wether the proxy is working by querying http://api.ipify.org/. However, I get my real IP address back instead of the one of ...
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use curl to download and yum to install (NTLM proxy issues)

I need to use a wi-fi under a corporate environment with my Fedora 21. It uses NTLM. With curl i've been able to reach sites (yahoo) setting the proxy, the type of proxy, the user and the password, ...
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How to set firfox proxy to chrome proxy settings?

I'm using Linux Mint 17 and I'm using chrome. I have browsec extension and I want to use its setting for my firefox. My question is how I can set my firefox proxy settings to the ones in the chrome? ...
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Strange issue in Downloading via HTTP(GET) proxy in IDM (int.D manager) vs IDA (Int.D accelerator)

before stating my problem, i want to quote that my ISP allows downloading files only via HTTP (GET) Proxies. Visit my previous thread for my ISP issue { web filter issue of my Telecom ISP }. Iam ...
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How can I access files on Windows Server from using a web proxy Pfsense?

I have over 25 pc's all with W7 and XP, using a web proxy based on Pfsense. Someone told me(my boss) that I need to open the port 445 to access the Windows Server 2012 R2 that is located in another ...
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Basic Proxy Server config fails for some websites. TCP_MISS and TCP_MISS_ABORTED ISSUES?

I have a basic installation of squid working on Ubuntu 14.04. All I want really is to log requests made. I don't really care for ACL or caching. Perhaps later. I looked at the long squid.conf file ...
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How to access specific websites automatically through a proxy server in Google Chrome?

I have free access to academic literature through the library system of my institution. Let me briefly describe my current workflow. I access a restricted academic article, such as this one on ...
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Conveniently SSH to internal hosts?

I recently discovered that with ~/.ssh/config, I can save a lot of keystrokes and automate long command lines, specifying a lot of per-host defaults. Now that I noticed how powerful the tool can be, I ...
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How to chain VPNs, specifically with HMA and CB?

If I may, I heard that one could use more than one VPN, but when I try to they don't configure to work together. How do I configure them to work together? I say that because I'm trying to learn ...