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 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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getting an external ip address on a LAN pc through proxy

My office computer works on local office LAN and has ip address like 10.12.133.45. i can access the internet through the office proxy(when i got to a site like whatismyip.com it shows the proxy ip) ...
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How to use Jabber from behind a proxy allowing only ports 80 and 443?

Is there a way to use Jabber (through pidgin, but could be another client) from a computer which is behind a proxy allowing only ports 80 and 443?
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Firefox keeps forgetting my proxy settings. Help!

I'm pretty sure that normally Firefox remembers any changes you make in Tools -> Options -> Network -> Settings. However these days it completely forgets them whenever I restart, and instead I get an ...
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Proxy to IP in US [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Some online game in US restrict ...
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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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Share internet connection through proxy

I want to share my internet connection on Windows 7 machine, but I want it to go through proxy (socks5) which I've setup using SSH tunneling. I can work with it on my local machine, setting it in Fx ...
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how to use transmission d/l through squid

my squid server is set to use the ncsa module to do authentication. and i can use this proxy with web browsers (IE/FF). i configured my transmission as: "proxy": "my.proxy.ip", "proxy-auth-enabled": ...
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How to view Flash/video with anonymous proxies?

I've been looking at free proxies from various lists on the net. Nearly every one has a box to put in a URL to browse using the proxy. The pages load (and whatismyip.com gives an IP different to my ...
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Use Mac as wireless router, and send wireless traffic through proxy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using a Mac as a wireless router, and run all wireless traffic through a proxy/VPN? Hi, I am looking to use Mac OS X as a wireless router, using Internet Sharing, so I ...
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Why are my browsers suddenly configured to use a proxy?

I sat down at my computer this morning and could not access any web sites using Firefox. FF was telling me that "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections." So I check ...
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Using a Mac as a wireless router, and run all wireless traffic through a proxy/VPN?

I am looking to use a Mac (Snow Leopard) as a wireless router, so I can wirelessly connect my laptop (Windows XP) and Android 2.1 (rooted) phone. However, I would like all of my wireless traffic to be ...
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How to use one connection to the Internet for VPN and another for accessing other websites?

I have two network cards. If I connect to a network using VPN then to access other websites I have to pass through a proxy server. Is it possible to use my other network card to connect to the ...
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How do I clone a repository when I'm behind a proxy?

There's an option "http_proxy" which should allow access through proxy, but it's not clear whether this should be in the command line, .hgrc or some global variable. I tried it in the command line: ...
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What plugin does Firefox use to download from SourceForge during Tor?

I have Tor installed on my mac, and Tor-button installed on my Firefox (along with NoScript, BetterPrivacy, AdBlock, and RefControl). By default, Tor disables plugins like Flash. From what I've read ...
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Internet Sharing Through Proxy With Constraints

Internet Sharing Through Proxy With Constraints I have internet connection in my machine which is in LAN , host OS is vista . host computer has BSNL router attached to it. I want to share my ...
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Proxy Settings for VirtualBox

I have VirtualBox installed and I want to configure it to connect to the Internet using my proxy so that it emulates my connectivity successfully to the VM. However I could not find any options to ...
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How to make remote desktop work in corporate network

my work network has most of the connections closed. I can surf web but cant access webmail. I know that my IE uses some proxy server with port 8080. I want to connect to my home PC using RDP. I ...
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Software for forwarding proxy connections

Host connects to internet through proxy. VMWare OS on that host can't use that proxy server directly(blocked). So it should connect to host proxy, then the request should be forwarded to proxy. Is ...
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Resolve host very slow (windows 7)

I have a problem with my netbook (eeepc) on windows 7. The dns resolution is very slow. When I want to go on google.com, the pc take several minutes to resolve the host name. Otherwise, when I ping ...
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Internet Exploer 8 - Internet Access Issue

I am using IE8 since last 6 months and its working fine. I am using it by providing proxy server address. Suddenly it started not working today. Strange thing is that it fails to communicate with ...
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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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Small *nix based proxy server

I am currently running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and was looking for a small proxy server I could run on it. I know of squid but that is way more then what I need. I basically just want to be able to route my ...
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How to make Notepad++ use proxy with username and password?

This has been a frustration for a while - I am trying to figure out how to configure Notepad++ (now at v5.6.8 Unicode) to use a proxy server with a specific username and password when connecting to ...
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Proxy authentication for commandline in Windows

I am accessing web (port 80) using a proxy server which requires authentication. For web browser, it pops a window where I can enter my username and password but when I am using command-line (cmd) and ...
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How to secure Firefox traffic (+DNS) through SOCKS proxy under Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04, and starting a SOCKS proxy with 'ssh -D', and setting Ubuntu to use it with "System -> Preferences -> Network Proxy". Firefox uses the proxy, and the proxy's IP appears when I ...
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unauthenticated http proxy, wget fails, curl works

I'm running a ubuntu 10.04 i386 desktop edition. I have configured the http proxy via the http_proxy variable. When I use wget I get a connection refused but, curl, apt-get etc. work just fine. Any ...
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Unable to connect to SSH using my Univ. VPN

I can connect to my VPS SSH from my home internet connection. However, I cant connect to SSH via my Univ internet connection. What I know is that my University uses VPN, and maybe proxy. My ...
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Rsync over ssh over proxy

My computer currently has access to the internet only through a proxy, thus I'm forwarding my ssh connection to port 8080 through corkscrew. I need to run rsync over this ssh connection - does anyone ...
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Setting up a proxy for FTP - Windows

I have 2 windows machines and a server. 1 is my laptop, the other is a workstation that the IP of which is white-listed on the server. The laptop has a dynamic IP, so the IP cannot be white-listed. ...
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Simulating proxy in VMware

I'm currently testing out a new proxy system that I'd like to try out on my own computer. Because I do not have an additional PC available, I though I'd do it with VMware. Here's what I'd like to do: ...
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Free Proxy Paperbus makes browser not work

I installed Paperbus Phttp://www.paperb.us/ but when I turn it on my browsers don't work at all, it just loads and loads and doesn't load the websites.
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using web proxies - safe to enter passwords?

Wanted to check something on a local site and see how the outside world sees it. however, using a web proxy im not sure that when i enter my credentials the proxy wont record this and give the proxy ...
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Circumventing a manual HTML login page for “unclassified” websites (automation purposes, credentials known)

The IT department just made my life a little bit harder again: they introduced a manual HTML login page for all websites they have not "classified". This means that all the applications which try to ...
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SFTP, SCP, Secure Webdav: which is the most suitable?

currently, I am hosting a webdav share setup in order to store files I need anywhere I am. It is available via HTTPS. Things are that I do not need all the HTTP machinery -i.e. my nginx http server ...
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Can make the proxy settings invisible when I share my internet connection via wifi?

This is probably a long shot... I have an HTC Desire and frustratingly found out after I got it that it doesn't support network proxy settings. We have a wireless network at my office that uses a ...
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SSL support with Apache and Proxytunnel

I'm inside a strict corporate environment. https traffic goes out via an internal proxy (for this example it's 10.10.04.33:8443) that's smart enough to block ssh'ing directly to ssh.glakspod.org:443. ...
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What is iproxy.saverpigeeks.com [closed]

I'm seeing it in a ton of search results and even copy pasted into content on this site (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2687289/adding-a-bookmark-link-to-a-facebook-iframe-app). Is it a phishing ...
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Access a Windows Proxy server through Debian/Ubuntu

I am trying to access the Internet from a Debian server using a Windows Proxy server which requires authentication. I have tried using this command in the /etc/bash/bashrc file, but it still doesn't ...
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Can I set up my Ubuntu machine as a proxy?

I have 2 machines connected to a network that provides internet access. I would like one of the machines, which is running Ubuntu 10.04, to act as an internet proxy for the other machine, which is ...
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Recommend a proxy server for Dropbox [closed]

I live in China and used Dropbox extensively up until it was blocked this last week. Is it possible to use a proxy server with Dropbox? Which ones should I try?
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How to run a Game/Software with a proxy?

How to run a software or a game using a proxy, I know how to apply a proxy on browser but how to do it for a PC software? Note: Using a laptop running Windows Vista.
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Using Tor behind a proxy?

i'd like to use TOR/polipo behind a proxy like below ME --> POLIPO --> TOR --> PROXY SQUID --> WEB Couldn't find how to do that. When specifying a parent proxy for polipo, it goes straight for it ...
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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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Exclude localhost from htt_proxy

I'm trying to access a server that is running locally on my machine (localhost). I'm using the "wget"-command to download the servers http-response. I've also tried using the "curl"-command to do ...
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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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What exactly is a proxy?

What does a proxy do and how is it related to getting out of my network to the outside network?
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Able to connect to the net, but only through FF with proxies disabled

I guess I got a virus or something and it's screwing up my connections. I'm able to browse fine in Firefox with proxies disabled, but other than that I have no connection. Currently, I need to ...
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How to get Microsoft Security Essentials to work through a proxy?

It only seems to work for me with a direct connect. And i cant find anywhere to set a proxy. Windows 7 64bit. As for why... we are in development network that is isolated from the organizations ...
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websites are not loading in chrome but they work fine in firefox

Every page I try to go to in chrome says "This webpage is not available" but websites work fine in other browsers. I recently installed http://www.getwindmill.com/ just to experiment. I think my ...