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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connect two consecutive proxy servers

According to this question: How to use two consecutive proxies? I can configure a proxy server(A) to route the requests into a second proxy server(B) only if proxy server(A) lets me to do this. I ...
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using Squid as a “credential store” for proxy

I have a proxy that requires basic authentication. This causes a bit of trouble on different applications, so I decided to install Squid to get rid of that problem. So Squid should just send all ...
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Proxy settings in Ubuntu Transmission Client

i want to add a proxy to transmission client of Ubuntu . I can add a proxy through Network Proxy but the proxy requires authenticate and thus doesn't work in transmission client. So is there any ...
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“Proxy” for streaming video

I am investigating playing live streamed video at an event venue, to a large number of Wifi connected devices. Set up would be: Camera -> PC -> cloud streaming server (like Wowza) -> wifi AP -> ...
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Showing the error : “No Internet Connectivity ” for Phoronix-Test-Suite :(

I have successfully installed Phoronix-test-Suite in my linux server [ Of the various options available, I have done it by downloading and extracting the software and installed it using their ...
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Configure Opera to permanenty use pac proxy config

Is there a way to configure Opera to use .pac file proxy config? When I click "Change Proxy Settings" in Settings there is only info how to achieve it via command line params: --proxy-pac-url=URL ...
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DNS server / Proxy : XBMC issue

I used my own DNS server and proxy server, Since, I can't remote control my XBMC / Kody player. Whatever I do and whatever apps I use I have the error " Unknown service port 8080. change port. I keep ...
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Windows 10 update cannot connect (behind a firewall and a proxy)

I need to set up some windows 10 computers. I notice that from inside the company's domain, under a firewall and a proxy, Windows updates do NOT work. I verified that they work correctly if performed ...
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DNS resolution through a proxy

I am behind a very capricious proxy (squid) and it seems only http requests made with a particular user-agent are allowed. When fetching google.com from Google Chrome, I can see a HTTP GET on ...
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How can I proxy without context path?

I have been using apache/sonar like this. <Proxy http://localhost:7070/sonar*> Order deny,allow Allow from all </Proxy> ProxyPass /sonar ...
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How to set user environment HTTP_PROXY variable depending on network attached?

I spend about half my time behind a corporate firewall with a restrictive proxy, and the other half on open outbound connections. When I am on the corporate network and use CLI tools through cygwin ...
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Is proxy traffic monitored by loopback device?

I understand loopback device acts like a mirror interface to my localhost. When I do ifconfig on my Ubuntu machine, I get this lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Why don't you use root for browsing the internet

I am taking classes on, "Ethical Hacking" using Kali Linux as my main OS. This class deals with TOR and proxy configuration. He often says, "It's not a good idea to browse the internet as root." Why ...
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Windows Home Server as inline firewall with remote access

I have a DSL modem connected to Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 on a HP ProLiant Microserver N40L. This is connected on one NIC as the "red" line in and named Internet. A 2nd NIC on the HP server, ...
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Set proxy while sharing internet from dnsmasq server

I have a raspberry pi from which I am sharing internet to other hosts connected to it. Raspberry pi has internet connection on "wlan0" and other hosts are connected to "eth0". I have installed ...
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Is there a way to share a socks proxy with a router?

I'm connecting to my VPS in the US using ssh/socks proxy on my mac. Works a treat to watch netflix / geo-blocked content. Is there a way for my tomato router to connect via ssh/socks proxy and share ...
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Query related to functioning of proxy server

If in a LAN network provided by the college,there are some sites which are banned to access.So,can someone explain how does proxies like "psiphon" allow us to access those sites
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Do Proxies Completely Mask Your Traffic?

If you route both your upload and downloads through a proxy can your ISP or "prying eyes" still see what your traffic is? Does the proxy encrypt the traffic in a way so that it is not decipherable? ...
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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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Using putty and plink to proxy connect

I'm trying to emulate the ProxyCommand feature of OpenSSH with PuTTY on Windows. I've found this which talks about using the Proxy tab and setting a local proxy of plink with the -nc argument. When I ...
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Can I make a network for devices to connect to my computer (to use it as a proxy)?

I would like to use my Windows 7 laptop to host a network that I can connect other devices to, and use the laptop (and Tor, if need be) as a proxy, to make devices I connect with will be anonymously ...
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How to be untraceable when visiting a website?

I would like to access (possibly simultaneously) a website with two different profiles. The point is that I need the two profiles not be connectable to the same person. I did some research by my own ...
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Configure a VPS to map incoming IPs as outgoing IPs for SOCKS5?

I've purchased a VPS service which supports adding additional IPs, which I've done. All IPs connect to the same VPS and I can connect to them via SSH forwarding for SOCKS5: ssh user@host -N -D port ...
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Mystery Proxy Appears in Internet Options (in Control Panel)

I keep having my "Internet Properties" use a proxy for the Local Area Network, and I don't know where it's coming from. I thought maybe I had a virus, so I scanned with Eset and found nothing. The ...
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Apache as Proxy server insert html to every traffic pass through proxy

I'm using Apache 2.4 on Windows, i config apache as a proxy server. and i try to use mod_layout 5.1 to insert html,php to footer on every http traffic pass through proxy. This is my network What i ...
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DD-WRT Router and Squid3 transparent box denying everything

As the title implies, I have a DD-WRT router that I use for the wi-fi network. What I want is to have my wi-fi traffic sent to my squid box so that I can monitor what is being sent over the wi-fi ...
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Proxy refuses the CONNECT method

I am trying to git clone from my work. The squid proxy is very restrictive and only accept HTTP(s) queries using a particular user-agent. This can be tricked with git using the http/user-agent ...
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Bypass routers vpn with proxy

I have openvpn on openwrt router. I need to exclude some services i.e steam. Because Steam uses many ports and games also use different ports its hard to make rules for them. So I think good option ...
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How to prefetch HTTP requests in squid?

I'm looking for a (set of) configuration directive(s) or workarounds to make squid 4.x prefetch HTTP requests (e.g. of a link elements on HTML sites). I know about the downsides and that this doesn't ...
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My Ethernet modem disconnects during download at high speed when using proxy software

please my Ethernet modem keeps disconnecting after some seconds or minutes when downloading files at high speed and I have to unplug and re-plug the modem before internet connection is restored. This ...
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How do I detect type of proxy

I have a proxy connection to one server. I need to know the type of proxy is it https tunnel or is it a standard ssl web proxy? How do I can do this? Note: This proxy is created inside of a ...
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Is it possible to keep Windows start menu search from accessing the internet?

I have just set up a new PC with a fresh installation of Windows 10. The PC is connected to my company's network, and must make use of a proxy server to connect to the internet, because of company ...
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Changing proxy from console

I have a little problem with proxy, I'm trying to change the address with reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" ^/v ProxyEnable /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f reg add ...
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Use proxy on Firefox, but not for https

My company uses a proxy, but does allow https directly. Don't ask me why. I tried to add an exception to the proxy settings, but https://* does not work. I also tried to disable "Use this proxy ...
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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 on Mac OSX

I want to know how to set the proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection like in network preferences, but using the shell. I have tried looking around but I only am finding commands like: networksetup ...
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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 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 = ...