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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Connecting ROKU to Vpn/Proxy while all other home computers connect normally

I was wondering if its possible to have one LAN IP access the web through a proxy while the rest are untouched. Since I am in Canada I would like to be able to use my Roku through a US proxy. Or is ...
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Apache issues with socks redirection

I have an issue with the socks configuration on my Fedora install and the LAMP environment. I applied the solution to my question ...
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Separate the multiple ipv6 addresses

I have a vps that comes with 16 ipv6. I used one of the addresses and I tried testing the proxy at http://ipv6-test.com/ but it detected that is using the first ipv6 adddress instead of the certain ...
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How To Get Around Geo Blocking (Very Smart Website) [closed]

I have looked at some posts in here and none of them really addressed my issue. So here it comes... I'm trying to purchase a subscription for some sports channels, however, when I click on the ...
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utorrent does not work with proxy server

I have utorrent 3.2.2(build 28500) 32-bit. I am trying to download torrent using a proxy server but nothing is working. It shows that you have a wrong network configuration. But the same server ...
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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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How can I find out if there is a proxy between myself and the Internet if there are no proxy setting specified in the browser?

Is there an application or a way to tell whether when browsing sites, etc that I am going through a proxy? I have looked at the various settings in my browser e.g. Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 16+, ...
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Using Apache as a debug proxy for https traffic

I know that I should be using mitmproxy (or Charles, or Fiddler, or Burp Proxy), and that I can use Squid, but is it possible to use Apache to debug out going https traffic from my computer? That is, ...
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SSH tunnel over http proxy with blocked 443 (SSL)

Is it possible to create an SSH tunnel over http-proxy when https access is denied? I had such configuration in .ssh\config Host home User root Hostname *my-home-pc-with-ssh-access-allowed* Port ...
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Run SSH trough a proxy

I have a question. How can i run SSH trough a proxy or a SSH Tunneling Protocol? For example i have a computer(Ubuntu) with ip eg. 123.123.123.123 and i want to connect to my server trough a proxy ...
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Work firewall blocking Gmail IMAP port

My work has a very over protective firewall. We use Google Apps for our email and so can access the web interface just fine. I use my laptop at work however (MacBook connected via WiFi through my ...
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Proxies for IRC?

There is this kid who joins IRC channels over and over after being banned. Just wondering how he does this? I tried to find a proxy list (to ban of course), but I don't know. Let's put the ball in ...
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Is it possible to set up a Squid proxy server that uses SSL for proxy connections?

Is it possible to set up a Squid proxy server that uses SSL for proxy connections? Currently all the stuff I send to Squid are not encrypted and I don't if it's possible to connect to Squid using ...
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proxy servers and sensitive data security

I work in a company and they set up a proxy (DansGuardian) and I am afraid that they know all my sensitive data like emails and password because they know all website that I visit and I want to know ...
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Change proxy in Firefox with Vbscript?

Is there a way to change the proxy server in firefox using vbscript?
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How to host a proxy server to bypass firewall [closed]

On my university the internet is very fast but almost everything is blocked by fortiguard, and the only allowed sites are wikipedia and facebook, I discovered that the only open ports are port 80 ...
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Distributed files over two servers

Lets say I got a fast (connection) but low-storage server (S1) and a slow but much-storage server (S2). Is it (practically) possible to use the server S1 as a "proxy" for files? I.e. there is a folder ...
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How to redirect a specific url through a proxy for multiple services?

I have a website hosted on 000webhost.com for free. I am unable to connect directly to the site because Comcast has blocked a portion of 000webhost's servers for free accounts due to other people ...
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Elite Proxy Switcher

I need your help, because I use Elite Proxy Switcher and I have one question what is very important. (only the IP address is not secure.) So how do I give false information about my browser, screen ...
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Software to proxy socket connections across a TTY-like link

I'm looking for some software that can perform remote forwarding of socket connections across a TTY-style link. I have two machines, A and B. I have admin privileges on A, but not B, but on machine ...
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Unable to open port on Win7 machine

I'm trying to run Privoxy as a proxy on my machine. I want the browser on my Android device to access the internet through it. Now I've opened exceptions for both Privoxy and port 8118 (which is the ...
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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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How can I tunnel an entire Virtual Machine through Tor?

I have a VM which I want to allow to access the internet only through Tor. I'm using VirtualBox on OS X 10.8. Thanks!
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Running a remote command through an SSH Tunnel

I am trying to set up an ssh tunnel on my Mac OSX ('osx') to a server ('target') via an interim host ('gateway'). This tunnel needs to have a local (osx) port forward so that my Windows XP VM ('vm') ...
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How can we prevent Skype accounts repeatedly going offline and online again?

Several of my Skype contacts appear to spend all day logging out and in again. I've asked them and they're not really doing anything, but my Skype app continually notifies me that they've just come ...
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Connect Chrome to TOR

I'm having difficulty connecting Chrome to TOR. I started trying yesterday. I started Vidalia and the TOR Browser and then followed the advice at ...
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Proxy/tunnel Java and Chrome web traffic through SSH

I have a remote server through which I want to do most of my surfing. I have SSH/SFTP access to the server. Now, the ideal solution would be to run a tunnel in the background that'd connect and stay ...
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I have a server I can SSH in. How can I use my laptop (os x) to tunnel through that in a certain browser?

I have a server I can SSH in. How can I use my laptop (os x) to tunnel through that in a certain browser? Basically I want to do this: I have two computers - a server (server running centos) and my ...
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How do internet services determine the device type?

I'm at my partner's lodgings at her university, and they use a proxy (I think, at least) running Ask4. I don't know the exact structure of their network, but it's likely to be some sort of proxy. The ...
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How can I configure proxy settings for all apps, system, IE etc?

I am using Windows 8 Enterprise (MSDN), behind a proxy. I configured the proxy in IE network settings (actually, not a proxy, but a .pac file with config), and when trying to connect to the internet, ...
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How to access google/github respository behind VPN?

I cannot check out both code.google.com and github projects via git, but I can normally access them from IE/Firefox browser. There were a lot of discussions about git proxy configuration behind ...
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IP address “unknown” [closed]

My forum logs are showing that I have a member who is using an IP address of "unknown". He is the only one that I am aware of who is able to do this. We recently had to ban an abusive member from the ...
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Tunnel out to internet

I'm on a network with no internet access, but I have SSH access to a server that sits on my internal network, and the internet. I would like certain programs to be able to access the internet, like ...
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Using secure proxies with Google Chrome

Whenever I use a secure proxy with Google Chrome I get ERR_PROXY_CERTIFICATE_INVALID, I tried a lot of different scenarios and versions. The certificate I'm using a self-signed certificate: openssl ...
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Trying to setup a local (http) proxy on port 80, to a remote https location

My goal is to intercept traffic from my machine, and do some reverse engineering on existing prototocols. To do so I have a closed-source client, and a closed-source remote server. The remote server ...
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Spam Activity From my computer

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I'm using HTTP proxy over ssh as mentioned here. When I start TinyProxy, I can see the traffic log. Edited: If you look at the log, you can see that all of the traffic ...
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Sharing internet from a laptop to other laptop

Here is my scenario. I have two laptops with me A and B. A is getting wireless internet connection from a Router. B(no wireless) is connected to A via LAN (I can ping two laptops from each other and ...
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Cheap DIY proxy for friends in restricted countries

I want to create a straightforward proxy server for my friends abroad, who encounter internet censorship. I am aware of some possibilities, but my knowledge is very scarce: PHP proxy scripts, which ...
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Block site on a PC logged into a domain and using a proxy

I read lot of posts related with blocking sites. Most of the posts says to edit hosts file. I know it is a good method. But this one is not working for me. Can you guess what is the issue by ...
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Very complex networking requirement: reverse internet connection sharing through virtual wifi router

As a contractor, I have 2 laptops: one is provided by the client (client-laptop) and one is my personal/contractor laptop ("personal-laptop"). Client-laptop has a docking station and a hard-wired LAN ...
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Gtalk to IRC proxy?

Is there some software that exists that acts as a proxy so that someone using gtalk can talk to an IRC channel? I looked into bitlbee but it seems like the reverse of what I want. It allows you to ...
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Using Linode as a proxy server wrapped in DNS to bypass paid internet services

I have a linode server that I use for development. I was thinking of using that as a proxy server. I have noticed that most paid connections allow DNS queries but don't allow http until I pay them. ...
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How to use multiple dns?

When I connect at work the net is going to assign me a dns that is working fine. After that when I connect to VPN I'm going to receive a different dns. With this one I can reach the server of the vpn ...
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Almost complete connectivity blackout

I am running a Mint 13 XFCE machine and, seemingly out of nowhere found myself with "Server not found" pages in Firefox. However the blackout is not complete; at least one domain is reachable. A few ...
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How to setup proxy settings in firefox?

I've installed firefox as user not admin and its installed at the location /user/user-name/appdata/local. Hence its not able to import the proxy setting from my IE and not able to connect to the ...
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Shockwave througth http proxy on windows

Is it possible? I have an http proxy which requires authentication, while browsers go fine shockwave apps don't respond, I guess because they open a new connection.
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Reverse Proxy for TCP (RDP, VPN, etc) and HTTP

I have a domain that points to my ISP assigned IP though a CNAME (cname goes to my noip address incase my ISP decides to change the IP), I would like to route different subdomains to various IP:PORT ...
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Use the TeamViewer VPN to make a proxy server

I can use TeamViewer's VPN to establish a VPN between me and my home PC, it works fine. Now I'd like to transform my home PC in a proxy so I can use my home connection too, the scheme would then be: ...
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How can I route all traffic coming in to an OpenVPN server through an Apache proxy on the same machine?

I was following the instructions here to set up mod_pagespeed as a proxy for my phone. As the security note suggested, I set up OpenVPN and got that much working on my phone, but OpenVPN isn't letting ...
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Proxychains tor + ssh tunnel

Heelo, i have a problem with setting proxychains. I config file, when i set [ProxyList] # add proxy here ... # meanwile # defaults set to "tor" socks4 127.0.0.1 9050 It works well as tor, when ...