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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openVPN http-proxy-option version (EXT1)?

I have a question about http-proxy-option in openVPN. I have a client *.ovpn file which works on Windows, but doesn't work on Mac OS X or Linux. Here is my client config file (key and certificate are ...
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Easiest proxy server to set up on Windows XP / VISTA / 7?

I'm trying to get my credit report but I'm overseas and the site uses GeoIP filtering. I need one of my non-techie friends in the US to set up a temporary proxy server I can connect through to bypass ...
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Couldn't connect to web proxy via Safari [iPhone/iPad] via any Proxy client on PC [closed]

When I connect my iPhone to the WiFi, running a proxy using Fiddler or Charles, it works. I set up my iPhone or iPad with proxy 8888 and of course the IP of my PC. An error occurred stating: ...
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Windows 7 x86_64 and an authenticating proxy causes issues with Google Chrome?

I am having trouble getting Google Chrome to work suitably behind an authenticating proxy. Chrome was working on Windows XP behind the same proxy... and on another machine with Windows 7 x86_64 with ...
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Taking advantage of two broadband links [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use more than one internet provider at the same time? I have two broadband connections at my place, delivered via plain old Ethernet. I was wondering if I can ...
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Whats the logic behind giving an option to bypass the proxy for local addresses in IE?

Why would anyone want local address to be served by proxy anyway? Shouldn't it be hardcoded as true for this setting? Why is this setting at all? Whats the use case of wanting to have your local ...
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How can I install AVG Anti Virus on a computer without internet connection?

I downloaded AVG Anti Virus on one computer and tried to copy it to a stand alone computer but it says that I need to connect to the internet. Is there a way to bypass the proxy and the need of ...
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How do I configure my SOCKS Proxy?

I know how proxy servers work inside and out in theory, but the practice is getting the best of me. I need to configure a SOCKS proxy within the same network as my management IP so it remains ...
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Can I use a router to share a LAN internet connection that requires an HTTP proxy?

At the office I've got one LAN cable, and internet access is through an HTTP proxy listed in the browsers connection settings (automatic proxy configuration URL). Loading the browser triggers a ...
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Ubuntu System-Wide Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) script

I am using Ubuntu via VirtualBox. I need to set proxy auto-configuration script. It works in FireFox but the global preferences-->network has no effect. So when I do "apt-get install" it is not able ...
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Network Censorships — What are some strong http tunnelers? [closed]

Okay some websites have been blocked by my ISP. I need a way to circumvent this, they've stopped everything I've thrown at them. Tor - Blocked Freedom - Blocked Privoxy - Blocked Can you recommend ...
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Mac IRC client with offline channel log

I use a graphical IRC client for OSX (Textual to be specific). Since I am not connected 24x7 (it being a portable macbook), I don't know what happens in my favourite IRC channels during the times I'm ...
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If I use a proxy server, can my computer bypass the ISP?

If somebody is using some kind of proxy server to connect to the internet, does their computer connects to the ISP first and then to the proxy server, or does it connect to the proxy server first and ...
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Problem using web ip check with squid

I've got all my web traffic running through Squid using iptables: Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere ...
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Do I need a Proxy Server to let all requests go through one machine?

I recently moved out into a new bedsit which provides internet to each apartment through a 3rd party. The 3rd party has a webpage you must log into in order to connect to the internet (like in a ...
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Force embedded Java applet to use external proxy

I've configured my browser to use an external proxy for all traffic. It works well except when I visit a certain site with an embedded java game. The traffic sent from the java applet is not going ...
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Manually configuring proxy settings of Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I have an application that needs to change the proxy settings used by Google chrome, then use the browser and then automatically switch back the proxy to what it was. I have been unable to find where ...
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ssh http proxy, but can't sudo in server

I have access to a server through ssh, but I want to be able to use that server to surf the web from my computer. I'm not sure if that's called setting up an HTTP proxy through SSH, but I can't modify ...
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List of ways a malware can proxy the web traffic

I am currently infected by a malware that sometimes redirect the internet traffic to another web page. I have run malwarebytes and ms security essentials and was able to clean most of them. However ...
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uTorrent or Transmission web interface hosted on web server

Is it possible to host my Transmission or uTorrent web interface on my web server? They have a local network web interface, and I don't want to port forward... Can I somehow configure it to it to log ...
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Game Server Blocking Tor Somehow

So, I've been connecting to one of my games through a proxy connection (tor). Recently, the connection attempt to the game servers simply times out. This was right after an "update" to the game. My ...
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IE Proxy bypass list format

I stumbled upon a problem yesterday that is kinda weird when trying to access a intranet site: When I specify a site (e.g. mysite.example.com) in the Internet Explorer proxy bypass list it doesn't ...
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How to force any program to use SOCKS?

I want to use a SOCKS proxy for all my programs that want to connect to Internet. I am connected to my ISP using an ADSL modem. Is there any virtual system or settings which can let me do this? I ...
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Without NAT on IPv6, and only one DNS name, how do i talk to my servers?

Right now we own one domain name (e.g. superfault.com). From the internet i can connect to a variety of networked devices using that single DNS name: superfault.com ...
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Does Polipo caches resources containing a query string?

As you may know, most proxies don't cache resources containing a query string. Is it the case for Polipo?
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Reduce Network Bandwidth Usage via Web Proxy

My ISP has a Tx/Rx bandwidth cap for residential customers and a rather expensive per-bit fee for any use over the bandwidth limit. The basic service I have has decent speeds (1Mbps/512kbps) which ...
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Tunelling into remote internet connection

I have a computer at home in Boston. I'd like to set it up so that when I'm traveling and going online, it looks like I'm on my Boston computer. I used LogMeIn but (a) it's overkill since I don't ...
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How do we configure another browser to use Tor? [closed]

How do we configure Google Chrome (or another web browser) to use Tor Browser? By that I mean that we are using Chrome, but the traffic is routed through Tor (and thus anonymous).
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How to change proxy setting using Command line in Mac OS?

I am using Mac OS and sometimes some work need to be done using a proxy so I need to change my proxy setting frequently. But changing proxy setting in System Preferences is very messy. Is there a ...
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A lot of requests being generated to o.aolcdn.com

My computer at work seems to generating a lot of requests to files from o.aolcdn.com. The admins think that I do a lot of browsing. I don't believe I do that much and curious to know how could this be ...
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Bridge between wireless internet connection and Drobo Ethernet connection

My target setup is as follows: Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit server which has a WiFi USB dongle that connects to a Linksys WRT160NL wireless router (and from them to the net). A Drobo FS that connects ...
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Anonymous Software to bypass ISP filters

I need a software that enables me to anonymously bypass an ISP filter -- I need my IP and location to be anonymous so that I can surf the Internet freely. I used to use UltraSurF but it was blocked by ...
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What do I need to know before using an HTTP proxy?

There is one web site I want to surf with an IP different than my own. Presumably this is as simple as going to one of the browser tabs and using the IP of an existing proxy. Where can I get a list ...
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How to force a web proxy below browser level

I need help in forcing several workstations to use an external web proxy. I realize I will be asking how to do this the "wrong way" considering that: a) Users are not part of any windows group and ...
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OS or router level TOR network setup

I like the idea of proxies and TOR, but I find their application limited when it is just an application specific proxy setting or a browser specific proxy setting. I would like all traffic in my OS ...
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Windows XP Internet Issue

I'm trying to fix a computer running XP for a friend, and it is being a pain. It is on the same wifi as this Mac I'm using to type this. It says it is connected and the signal strength is excellant. ...
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Detect URL connection attempt by desktop application

A user is using Autodesk Project Vasari 2, which provides training videos. The videos are blocked by the corporate firewall. Is there a method I can use to find out what URLs the application is ...
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Not being able to block a site in ccproxy server

I have installed ccproxy server and have setup firefox to use this proxy server. Now I am trying out different features of proxy server. For testing purpose, I want to check blocking of ...
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What is role of proxy settings in Web Browser when accessing the Internet?

I use usb data card to connect to internet and use firefox to access internet. In Firefox -> Tools -> Options -> Advanced-> Network -> Connection -> Setting it says: Configure how firefox ...
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Windows Firewall Configuration for Blocking Internet Access

I have a PC and a laptop. I would like to make my PC act as server and my laptop as a client. I want to implement a freeware HTTP proxy (freeproxy 4.10) on my PC so that it can filter certain web ...
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Distinct Proxying for any TCP-related Protocol

I'm not sure what to call it (proxy/redirection/relay), and I am hoping some software or solution possibly exists for linux. My intention is to be able to listen on a single public facing ip:port ...
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Log Web Traffic on OpenWRT

Is it possible to to log web requests on OpenWRT? I'm pretty sure I could do it on DD-WRT. What I would like to to see the urls. Would I have to set up a proxy to do that, or does OpenWRT have that ...
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How to use ntpdate behind a proxy?

Is it possible to use ntpdate behind a HTTP proxy with authentication? In case it is not possible, are there any good alternatives?
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Is working though VPN preventing the proxy server from monitoring me?

If I'm working behind proxy. I have a VPN connection outside my country if I used this VPN connection to browse the internet is this hiding me from the proxy? Is it preventing the company proxy or my ...
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Parent proxy as https

On my computer, I have a direct connection to the internet, But, I also have a different connection on my computer which is a https proxy running on a certain port. On windows, I can access that ...
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IPv6 Tunnel via Own Linux (IPv6-connected) Server

Unfortunately, there's a lot of IPv6 tunnel brokers, and their documentation often clutters the search results for how to setup your own IPv6 tunnel. I have a Linux server with IPv6 connectivity. I ...
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How to check if a Socks5 proxy works

Is there an easy way, preferably by using the Linux terminal, to check if a Socks5 proxy works?
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How to check if an SSH connection is open or not?

I am trying to connect to the public.sigmadesigns.com site. Actually I was authorized to that server by sending my RSA Public key to it. But now when I try to do repo, I get: Getting manifest ... ...
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Zorp vs. Zorp GPL - what are all the differences?

https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Zorp_firewall "The GPL version is completely usable and functional, however it lacks some of the more advanced functions available in the commercially ...
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Browser: Different settings per NIC

The machine has two NIC's, each connecting to a separate network. Network A is Internet facing and requires a proxy to do so Network B is an Intranet The problem is, if I set the proxy ...