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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WPAD working for everything except Windows Update

I'm trying to get proxy auto detection working on a network, and it is working fine for all browsers, including IE, but Windows Update will not work. I have set up a web server to serve the same WPAD ...
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SSH behind proxy ?

What is the best way to SSH to my sever behind company proxy , it seems that 22 port is not opened by default , is there any simple way to do that rather than to install corkscrew ?? When I do : ✗ ...
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I need to use apache httpd as a sort of proxy or filter, what's the best way?

I have server A (Jboss) which needs to get to server B (Tomcat), but I was told to proxy it through Apache HTTPD. I don't think that I want to truly set it up as a proxy server and set the proxy ...
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Need a http proxy forwarding software with password authentication support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Freeware local proxy engine for Windows? Here I've got several http proxy servers, requiring password authentication. And clients running MS Windows have to use them ...
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How to use proxy to filter data from particular IP?

I am running an online game for kids but lately I have been experiencing attacks from some vile individuals who just like ruining it. I assume (based on Windows log) that they connect hundreds time ...
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encrypted voip traffic for voip provider that doesn't offer encryption

I currently use a VoIP service with one VoIP provider. However, this company doesn't offer encryption to VoIP traffic. This mean that all voice transmit via my IPphone can be sniffed and listen. (I ...
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How to use Firefox and other non-RFC1929 complaint programs with auth'ed SOCKS5? Local proxy chainer?

I own a SOCKS5 subscription which requires authentication. I want to use it with FoxyProxy and other programs which do not support auth'ed socks5 (just SOCKS5 with no auth). Note that you cannot enter ...
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How can I run ALL http request through Charles Web Debugging Proxy - including command line ones?

I'm using the Charles Web Debugging Proxy software to debug HTTP requests. It works great with my desktop browsers, Chrome and Firefox, and it even sees HTTP requests that other programs make. When I ...
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Firefox asks for proxy details, but only when accessing facebook

At work, all requests are forwarded to a central load-balancing, caching Squid proxy server. If I try to access Facebook from within Firefox, I get the standard proxy authentication dialog: The proxy ...
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Redirect http://example.com to 123.123.123.123:8080 in windows

In Windows 7 how do we redirect hostnames to specific IP address AND port. For example: example.com redirects to 123.123.123.123:8080 Note 1: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts can NOT ...
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Where to supply Authentication details to the Network Proxy (Central Proxy) on Fedora?

My system is running Fedora 16 and I live in a campus where we use LAN to connect to the Internet. And for this, we use an http proxy with authentication (username & password). I tried putting ...
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Proxy Pass via ajp does not work for hashed url

I have apache in front of Jboss working on 80 port and jboss listens to 8080. Apache forwards every request to Jboss. So its quiet standard scenario nothing fancy . . . My first task was to log ...
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Windows 8 Activation behind a proxy

How to activate windows 8 behind the college proxy server? Error code : 0x8004fe33 I've tried netsh winhttp to configure the system proxy but no success.
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What options exist for setting up a subnet limited proxy server for all network traffic to a remote client?

I have a linux firewall / gateway (SME Server) and need to configure it to act as a proxy for a certain ip subnet and I'm not sure what server / daemons would work presently to meet my needs. As ...
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Configuring Linux to use Windows proxy

I need a Debian box (without X) to use a Windows proxy server with authentication. Normally I can do this with the env variable: http_proxy=http://USERNAME:PASSWORD@PROXYIP:PROXYPORT ...
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apache - mod_rewrite + mod_proxy working in staging, not working in production ( [P] option ignored )

I have set up a redirect in my Apache virtual host serving several subdomains - call them a.example.com and b.example.com - serving a ruby on rails app. On my virtualhost config file I have this ...
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How can I automatically change Tor settings based on wireless network/adaptor

Ok, firstly, I am aware similar questions have been asked before. However, they focus mostly on changing network settings, e.g. IP & DNS servers. What I have now is: A 'home' network, which I ...
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How to specify that Yum should not use proxy for specific domain

Is it possible to specify domain for which yum should bypass proxy configuration ? I'm afraid this is not possible... I read that it was possible to use the environment variable HTTP_PROXY then ...
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Weird access from RIPE servers and other IP addresses

Looking at my server logs, I see a lot of activity from various IP addresses. Something like this: 69.65.10.86 - - [22/Feb/2012:11:14:40 -0200] "GET http://amate urangelz.com/ HTTP/1.1" 200 69869 ...
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VirtualBox NAT over proxy

I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 on a Ubuntu 10.04 host system. I have an HTTP proxy server on the host system. How do I configure the VirtualBox to NAT the virtual machine's network and use the HTTP proxy for ...
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Proxy Authentication - Which application is this?

I've recently been seeing a window like this: And my problem with this is I'm not using a proxy server, and I can't think of an application that I would have configured to use a proxy, so the window ...
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Tunnel Splitting with Openvpn Acess Server

I want to be able to use my vpn for all nonbrowsing applications that require the internet (eg steam, sc2, etc) and use my normal internet for browsing (chrome, etc). How can this be done? Can it be ...
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Foxyproxy is not working with any IP & port?

I'm trying to use an IP address with a port in foxyproxy to surf websites which is blocked in our country, but the problem is any IP address I fill in is not working! How to solve the issue? (I used ...
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How to block specific HTTPS traffic?

According to HTTPS description: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol. It provides encrypted communication ...
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Switch currently connected proxy user

Is there a way to change the currently connected proxy user? I am sitting with a situation where I need to change proxy users every now and again. What I want to achieve is to connect to the proxy ...
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Windows 7 to define a proxy for a range of IP addresses and hostnames only

Is it possible within Windows 7 to define a proxy for a range of IP addresses and hostnames only? I understand individual applications may indeed have individual proxy settings but in this case the ...
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Proxy Routing Software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force programs that do not specify proxy settings to use a proxy (ie: Steam) I am looking for a software which can route all outgoing/incoming requests through a proxy ...
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Fiddler possible error maybe with LAN

Ok the problem begin when i begin using fiddler it was really usefull for facebook games, etc. But one day when I started the computer the internet conection was not working, so after many tries i I ...
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Getting Steam.exe to run through a http proxy

I'm sitting behind an http proxy which Steam refuses to go through. Trying Proxifier to fix the solution rendered an error about having to use an https proxy, though research shows that it shouldn't ...
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How can I make my router send all web traffic to a specific proxy?

I'm trying to create a WiFi hotspot using an ASUS Wireless Router RT-N10+. The main internet connection does not use DHCP. It requires a static IP configuration and a proxy to use the web. I set the ...
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How to log all site domains accessed through a tomato router?

I would like to monitor all traffic in my home network, and I believe that there is not much disk space in my router to record all that pass through. I could be happy enough if I could log only the ...
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How to diagnose proxy over ssh?

Recently I've tried to set up proxy using ssh -D 2454 username@servername (to browse the Internet through ssh tunnel), but failed to do this correctly. I would be happy for any suggestions and/or ...
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Change system wide proxy only when over vpn

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 on my dev laptop. And the company I work for requires a vpn connection if I am working remotely. Also they require me to use their proxy server. It is possible to set the ...
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Temporarily only allow network-access via (sshd-socks) Proxy

I am alot on business trips using the hotel's hotspot. I connect to my solaris-server using putty/ssh and establish a socks-proxy. Using Chrome and Proxy Switchy, I surf via the sshd's socks-proxy. ...
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Perl Package Manager via NTLM proxy

I've installed ActivePerl and the include PPM at work, but I'm unable to get it connect to the module repository through the proxy. I've set up an environment variable HTTP_PROXY = ...
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Setting proxy via http_proxy on Mac

I am using an HTTP proxy on MacOS 10.7 (which works for Safari.app, when set in the system preferences). I'm now trying to set the proxy for command-line applications using the $http_proxy environment ...
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How to set up a proxy to route all traffic through?

I run Ubuntu on my home computer. Is there a simple way of setting up a proxy server on that computer? At least so that I can use it as a proxy server for HTTP, but if it isn't very difficult so that ...
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Configure IE to use a SOCKS5 proxy instead of SOCKS4

When configuring IE to use a SOCKS proxy server it does not allow you to specify what version of SOCKS should be used. I would like IE to initiate the handshake using SOCKS version 5, not SOCKS ...
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Using a dedicated computer as proxy to home broadband router

I'm thinking of creating a proper home network and using a single machine dedicated to access control, centralised authentication, DHCP and acting as a proxy for internet access via a separate home ...
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How to access a proxy set up through godaddy hosting

What port number and what IP address would the proxy server have if I installed a CGI script in the CGI folder of a hosting account through GoDaddy? (I'm using jmarshall's CGI proxy) Would it just be ...
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HTTP proxy server for Windows that forwards to SOCKS proxy

I have am application for Windows which only supports HTTP proxies (no SOCKS support). Because I already have some good SOCKS proxy lists, I was wondering: Is there some HTTP proxy server for ...
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dhcp option 252 what is it?

All over the internet I see example of how to set up dhcpd with WAPD proxy auto configuration using DHCP. In the /etc/dhcpd.conf file There are statements like this. option wpad code 252; ...
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What is the equivalent for apt-cacher-ng for windows?

What is the equivalent for apt-cacher-ng for using with Windows 7 machine? I have multiple Windows 7 machine and would like to keep the updates small and fast by keeping the updates within the LAN and ...
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SSH Config - Multiple proxy configurations

I'm wanting to try and set up an easy way to manage my SSH proxy settings. I find I often want to SSH to my server from three different locations - two locations each have their own proxy server which ...
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Can I use nc and/or stunnel to make a transparent SSL proxy such that I can specify the outgoing source port?

I've been playing around a bit with different variations and can't seem to find something that quite works. I want to be able to 'bridge' an SSL connection across a particular gateway node in the ...
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Force all applications to use MacOS X-configured proxy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: OS X Terminal Ignoring SOCKS Proxy Setup I've set up a proxy in the MacOS X (10.7) network preferences, but command-line applications and daemons seem to ignore this ...
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Squid can't complete external DNS queries

I've downloaded and configured with a minimal configuration file. I'm running Squid 2.7 on a Windows box. I've configured a client machines' browser to use my proxy server, but all external DNS ...
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System-Wide Transparent Proxying Using URL Patterns

Internet censorship -where I live- has almost turned web unusable so I decided to setup a transparent proxy using Tor for my home network. ince Tor is so slow -here- proxying all traffic through Tor ...
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vpn and proxy to get ip from another network

i used to be connected to a server in the US and i got it's IP so i could get to pandora from outside of the US. now i need to be connected to another computer of mine, windows xp home, and my ...
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Transparent caching proxy for a local network

In order to save bandwidth, I have set up a caching proxy (Polipo, as recommended on another question) on a home server, and it works quite well. (Motivation paragraph; feel free to skip) I am now ...