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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Access company intranet (http/https) using SSH (AllowTcpForwarding might be set to “no”)

How can I access web services inside my company's LAN from the outside? I can SSH in to a machine that's inside the LAN. I tried to use Putty to set up dynamic port forwarding and configured Firefox ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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Distributing proxy server

I am searching for some sort of proxy forwarder that will keep a stack of other proxy servers and will distribute connections between them. It will accept connections as usual proxy server, but then ...
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How can I achieve proxy configuration similar to a corporate environment?

At my work we have a proxy setup where no computers can leave the internal network without using a proxy. We use WPAD to determine which proxy to use, but how can something like this be set up in my ...
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Where a bash variable (proxy) is defined

I have a problem with wget and I've discover that my proxy settings is wrong: $ env | grep "proxy" http_proxy=http://213.181.73.145:80 https_proxy=http://213.181.73.145:80 So, when I try to ...
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Connect to an https service using an http-only client

Is there a simple command line client that would be invoked something like this: http2https --listen localhost:80 --connect example.com:443 which would then allow me to effectively connect to https:...
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cURL unable to interpret hostnames, proxy issue?

When using cURL from my ubuntu machine to merely GET from a remote machine, I seem unable to resolve the hostname and just get a Proxy Issue - The proxy has encountered an error (Error 21: Server ...
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How to route internet through SOCKS proxy running on iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS that I have set up a SOCKS proxy on using the following command: ssh -D 3333 ec2-user@ec2-12-345-678-910.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com I would like to share this ...
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cntlm password : special characters

I just got cntlm for my Windows 7 (86) It runs on cmd line and also as service, but i am not able to initiate on command line with my proxy password as it contains special characters. Any way to get ...
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Preventing redirect to router/proxy (firefox, keyword.url)

I keep getting redirected to my router page (at home) and a squid proxy server here when entering, e.g. "superuser" in the Address Bar. How do I make Firefox conform to its Keyword.URL; which I've ...
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When setting up Proxy Server, how to ensure that all network traffic is routed through that PC?

I have around 15 PCs (some Windows 7 and rest Macs) connected in a wireless lan. I have setup one of the Win 7 PC as Proxy Server. How do I ensure that all machines in the network connect through ...
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Capturing Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) traffic using Fiddler

How can we capture HTTP traffic that goes through an ICS connection? Full details: I have a PC connected to internet via Ethernet. PC has set up a Wifi Hotspot using Internet Connection Sharing (...
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Increasing Download Speed

I had an interesting thought: Would it be somewhat possible to increase download speed (and potentially upload speed) like a download accelerator does, but using a socks proxy that splits your ...
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Connecting Proxy server of one laptop with other laptop in Windows 7

I have two laptops at home. I connect to the net using wifi router in both. On one I have installed Squid Proxy server. And I have verified that it is working. On the other, how do I ensure that it ...
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Connect Backwards through SSH

A bit of an odd question, but I'd like to give it a shot. I'm working with a company who's setup is a bit over secure (if you can even say that), essentially the server has block all outbound ...
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Is it possible to make the environment ignore $http_proxy env variable for certain urls?

In Firefox, I can set a proxy for all URLs except certain domains. Is it possible to do the same with the http_proxy environmental variable? That is, could I set another variable to exclude certain ...
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Proxies, Apache, Tomcat - VHosts

I have a setup as so: Internet -- router -[DMZ]- pfsense -- webserver router =jenky plastic cheap-o router (my nice mikrotik/routerboard died). Has ip address of pfsense set to DMZ. pfsense =...
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Juniper VPN forces my traffic via the corporate proxy - can it be undone?

When connected to the corporate VPN from home, all the traffic is redirected to go via the corporate proxy, effectively blocking sites that I want to use freely when I am at home, and slowing down ...
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How do NAT or proxy react to incoming TCP SYN packet?

In some messaging systems, two messaging clients send/receive packets directly from each other in chatting or voice call. I think the basic mechanism is (TCP for example): these client programs open a ...
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Switch global proxy configuration in OS X

I am using OS X Lion. Sometimes and depending on whether I am home or work I need to change the whole proxy and specify a socks one. This can be done by hand obviously but I wonder whether I could ...
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How to set up a “tunnel” or a “proxy” on linux?

Some companies, like JavaPipe DDoS Protection, and AssetGateway are able to offer "proxies", where they are able to route traffic through their servers, to yours. The benefit of this being their ...
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Redirect/Block outgoing HTTP traffic for a specific URL in Ubuntu

On my Ubuntu server I have some custom software running, that connects to its vendor server to search for updates. While this is useful in general, the software is not supposed to update itself for ...
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Use a proxy with web authentication

I'm behind a web-proxy that needs me to authenticate on a web page in order to browse the web. It seems to me that because of this authentication page sytem, I can't set up my linux package manager to ...
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How do effective FULL removal of TOR from Ubuntu 12.04

After installing TOR, privoxy & anonproxy on my system, I found out that some functions on my browser had become unavailable and I didn't found the way to solve all the issues there, so I decided ...
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Proxy chain in Windows XP

At work I have to access the Internet through a proxy. The proxy I have it set on the LAN to make it clearer let a screenshot. The problem is that the proxy filters high traffic sites like YouTube. ...
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Route traffic selectively through OpenVPN as a SOCKS proxy

Is it possible to convert OpenVPN traffic into a SOCKS proxy locally, so that applications can use the VPN only when needed by connecting to the SOCKS proxy? I'm aiming for something like Underleech ...
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Is it possible to create a network proxy that accepts connections over both WiFi and ethernet?

I have a 'traditional' home network where my ISP modem/router acts provides WiFi hotspot and 4 ethernet connections for my home PCs. I want to add a proxy server that will connect to the modem via ...
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Connecting to host by SSH client in Linux by proxy

I am really struggling with this. My host (A) is behind a proxy/firewall (PF) and needs to connect to host H. The proxy has HTTP/FTP/SOCK proxy configured and I have no issue to configure in ...
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Using Filezilla to upload files to remote server under a proxy server

I am using Filezilla to upload files to my web server. I am under a proxy server of my college. I edited FTP proxy in Filezilla Settings. However, it shows the following error :- Status: Selected ...
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Internet browsing at work though remote proxy: what is leaked locally?

Scenario: you set up a remote proxy (e.g. linode) and connect to it through ssh from your work pc. You set up Chrome/Firefox to browse the internet through it (via socks5) instead of using the ...
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How would I go about hiding my country for HTTP browsing?

There's a filesharing site I used to use a lot which started blocking US IP addresses. I'm wondering what the best way is of continuing to download from there. I've explored a number of options. First,...
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Using HTTPS with a squid proxy

I have a squid proxy set up on a few different servers. I am behind it on most applications (firefox, other apps that allow proxy config, etc). right now I'm not using https, and if I look in ...
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How to setup a simple proxy server on my VPS?

I would like to setup a simple proxy server on my VPS to use it to browse the browse. I will be the only user so no concern about bandwidth. Can you give me some ideas about it?
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SOCKS proxy on a local network

I have a Windows 7 machine that I use to open up a SOCKS connection using Putty on SSH. I set the tunnel to Dynamic localhost 8080 which I can use locally. How do I get a machine on the local ...
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How to allow access to web only through proxy?

I have a Linux machine kernel 3.7.0 with Squid proxy server and a direct Internet connection. Browsers and Squid reside on the same machine. Is it possible to allow access to web only through Squid? ...
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Turn my windows notebook into proxy server

I need to install and configure squid on my notebook with windows, so that if i enter my 3g modem, i will be able to access my proxy from all over the world.... Not i have installed squid, but don't ...
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PHP Web Proxy does not perform ajax requests properly

I have this problem Gmail will not load except with a web proxy, which lead me to do some testing. I am using latest PHProxyImproved. After testing on my web app, it appears that all AJAX pulls do ...
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How to config tor to use a HTTP/SOCKS proxy?

My ISP has blocked the tor network. I cannot connect to the directory server. How can I config tor through a HTTP/SOCKS proxy to make the connection? I'm using ubuntu server without GUI desktop ...
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Cannot access localhost with proxy enabled

My office is a Windows environment, but I have just set up a linux (lubuntu 12.10) machine for me to develop on since I cannot access the command line in Windows. I have set up the LAMP stack on the ...
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Add a proxy to a particular host only in mac

I want to apply proxy settings to a particular host only (e.g., www.apple.com) in Mac OS X. How can I do it? In System Preferences there are only options for bypassing proxy settings for particular ...
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How can I set up a proxy for HTTP POST requests?

I have a web service that accepts POST requests. This is a network internal service where internet attacks are not a concern at this layer. However, it's not always fast. The user doesn't need the ...
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Google Chrome - not connecting when running from behind a proxy

I am having issues running the Google Chrome browser - version 25.0.1364.160 m - from behind a proxy on a Windows 7 computer. What is the problem? When I try to open anything that isn't native to ...
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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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Simultaneous connection to LAN and WAN with filters

I'm looking for a software helping me to solve a problem I have in my office network. I have a laptop connected via LAN to local servers, webfarm servers, webfarm and internet. In this network I am ...
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SSH Proxy : web requests not forwarded?

I have been trying to connect to the Web through an ssh tunnel but without success... Mi test is pretty simple : I've got two computers behind my router(with the internet access). Computer 1 : 192....
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Stop user changing proxy settings on firefox Ubuntu

I currently use openDNS to filter user's web requests however they can often bypass this filtering by finding a proxy server (not yet on the openDNS block list) and configuring firefox to use it. Is ...
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How do I use Privoxy to replace images in the browsed pages?

I am going to try upside-down-ternet using privoxy on my proxy server. My question is, how do I implement this on privoxy? My goal is to replace all ads with an image of my choice.
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In Win7, executing a program from shared drive unable to get correct proxy

In company I have a shared drive potentially in another domain. The computer use proxy via the auto configuration script and that is configured via Internet Explorer. If I put program e.g. putty.exe ...
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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 can I tell which proxy is being used by my system from a pac file

My system is configured to use a pac file to select the correct proxy server based on my location in the organisation. Is it possible to run the pac file to find out which proxy is being returned and/...