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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Root certificate authority works windows/linux but not mac osx - (malformed)

I have created a self-signed root certificate authority which if I install onto windows, linux, or even using the certificate store in firefox (windows/linux/macosx) will work perfectly with my ...
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Internet Explorer 9 bad proxy detection failing when proxy server is completely unreachable

I've searched high and low, and I only find a few mentions of this "bad proxy list" feature of internet explorer. Basically, if you have a PAC/wpad.dat file for auto proxy configuration, and your ...
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How to know if an application is using system proxy and tor network?

I'm using socks proxy to connect to Tor network by Vidalia (relay) and it's working fine. I have set the system proxy via Control panel » Internet options to use socks proxy. So no need to add ...
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IE Search Provider: Specifying gTLD / Country-Specific Site

I am based in the UK, and as such typically use google.co.uk as my search engine. However, my employer is based in continental Europe, and thus my internet proxy is located overseas. As a result, IP ...
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SSH “reverse” ProxyCommand

Normally you have a setup like: Workstation -> Firewall -> Server Were your Workstation cannot contact Server directly, but has to use log in into Firewall first in order to contact Server. ...
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Automatically upload Images to unblocked host whilst on Proxy

I use a mandatory proxy whilst at school, and when I browse websites like Reddit (which isn't blocked), sometimes when I try to view an image (mostly Imgur), it is blocked. Is there some kind of ...
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Problems with network after using a socks proxy

I was playing around with SSH and trying to route traffic through my laptop. In the end I succeeeded, however I seem to have messed up my network. I only used ssh and played around with both -D and -L ...
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PS3 cannot connect to SSH socks proxy

We recently switched ISPs, and suspect we are experiencing some censorship issues. While we get the problem resolved, we decided to use an SSH proxy as a temporary solution. The SSH proxy was started ...
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BitTorrent client with strict SOCKS policy [closed]

Is there any reliable opensource BitTorrent client that will absolutely positively use SOCKS (when configured) for all connections whatsoever, failing if the SOCKS server is inaccessible? I think ...
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Bypassing proxy for loopback/locahost

I am developing a web application where in I am running a webserver at localhost:3000 and my app is deployed on the same. Access to this URL through a web browser works fine because there is an ...
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How do I set up proxy server for my network having D-Link 2750U modem router

I want to install proxy server for my network and all I have is a D-Link 2750U modem router and a spare computer. We are a start up and at the moment can't afford a better router for web-filtering ...
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Share an Internet connection with multiple devices

I'm in China and I'm using GoAgent to get rid of the great firewall. I would like to create a custom network for my office. My primary computer is connected through LAN to a wireless router (with ...
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Proxy error with Google Chrome

Recently at work, Google Chrome stopped displaying web pages and reported that "Nothing was returned" and/or "Proxy not found." I found out today that it is a proxy problem since the same problem is ...
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TL-WR941ND proxy configuration

I'm running Honeyproxy (based on mitmproxy) server on localhost:8080 Is there a way to configure my TL-WR941ND router to use Honeyview proxy, so that I can see the traffic of every host connected to ...
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Protocols in Proxy Server Settings

When I set Proxy Server in Internet Option->Connection->LAN Settings (Windows) which protocols does it support in which layers? HTTP, HTTPS, FTP or...? Download Manager also uses this setting?
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(111)Connection refused: mod_fcgid: can't connect unix domain socket

I have a problem with one of my webservers. I have Apache and Nginx (like a proxy-reverse server). My Apache run with mod_fcgid for PHP5.3. All works fine, but only on a few requests show me this ...
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How should I configure my Tor-dedicated firewall for optimum security?

I'm setting up a Tor-based isolating proxy using the 'Anonymizing Middlebox' iptables rules specified here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy i.e. iptables -t nat -A ...
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Using telnet to router (iptable), set up squid proxy for specific websites and/or from sepcific host

I have a router to which I can telnet. I checked and it allows me to tweak iptable as well. I have a remote VPN running Squid3 which is tested and works fine. Now I want to tell my router by iptable ...
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First log in with windows 8 account behind authenticating proxy

My Windows 8.1 Pro computer is within an enterprise network. To connect to the internet I need to configure and log in to an authenticating proxy server. I want that every user who has a Microsoft ...
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Why is traffic not going through OpenVPN on Liberte (Tor)?

I am working on a 'Liberte Linux > OpenVPN > Tor > VPN server > Internet' and have hit a brickwall. OpenVPN appears to connect to the VPN server succesfully using TOr as a SOCKS proxy. But after ...
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Caching an API on the local server

Is there a way I can cache API requests on the server? Example Normal request: Client -> Local server (Does the request) -> API -> Local server -> Client I want it like this: Client ...
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Combine two dsl lines with different routers

I wonder if someone could offer some advice. I've been looking around the Internet for a while, but have not been able to find the right info. I'm moving into a house with an existing dsl line. I am ...
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Why is change to iptables not taking effect?

Im trying to setup OpenVPN to use Tor as a proxy in Liberte. When I run openvpn as root, I get the following response: Tue May 13 15:15:18 2014 Attempting to establish TCP connection with ...
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Proxychains & TOR ping

I'm trying to ping a host through TOR and Proxychains. I have proxychains configured to work with TOR with: socks4 127.0.0.1 9050 in proxychains.conf and I have TOR service running. I ...
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How to connect from guest to host keeping proxy/VPN connection at Guest?

I have WIN7 system that is connected to Local network devices acts as host. And i have WIN7 system acts as guest VM that is sharing the LAN through bridged adapter configuration. I enable the proxy ...
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squid blocking access to http and https by IP, but not by domain

I've been succesfully using openvpn from my Windows 7 laptop whilst connecting to public wifi networks but have come across one network where I can not access the openvpn server as access to any and ...
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Connect SSH as SOCKS proxy using HTTP proxy

I want to connect ssh with http proxy. It is because I can't directly connect to my server. but I can connect to the http proxy. I see that -o command argument with ProxyCommand might be able to do ...
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Changing settings on user profile basis instead of whole server on Windows 2003 Terminal Server

Im trying to setup our terminal server (if possible) to have settings set on a profile basis not the whole server. For example we have an intranet page that is accessible on the T/S. One set of ...
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proxy server is refusing connections on windows

I have a weird issue.I have a remote proxy server,with installed squid3.When access to proxy from Linux the server works perfectly,but from windows i get always the same message : the proxy ...
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Why chrome not able to authenticate proxy even after supplying password

I am facing this rather weird issue: with proxy. In my organisation we are using proxy. What I am able to do: I am able to connect to internet using IE 9. I am able to connect to internet using ...
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How to share ppp0 to wlan0 with redsocks

I can't understand the meaning of this: I have a USB modem along with a USB Wifi router, and I use redsocks for ppp0. Then I want to forward the incoming connection from Wifi to redsocks. I have ...
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DNS Resolution in case of two network interfaces

I have a computer connected to one Ethernet card attached to my internal network and another one attached to USB Modem (3G), Both interfaces can reach Internet but my Ethernet network is behind a ...
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What is the best way to set up a proxy server for IE8?

I have a client who is accessing my website through a proxy and is getting different results then the clients we are accessing my site directly. I want to replicate their system, how can I set up a ...
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Trend Micro IWSVA Access Quota Policy not blocking HTTPS web pages

I'm using Trend Micro's IWSVA 6.0-SP1_Build_Linux_1193 (Interscan Web Security Virtual Appliance) as a web filtering/proxy server. I have setup an Internet Access Quota Limit and when the limit is ...
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Configure Google Earth not to use system proxy settings

Is it possible to configure Google Earth in such way that it will ignore system-wide settings of proxy in older Windows OS? For example, in Google Chrome there is such setting in command line: ...
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Ping works, other commands fail

I'm behind a proxy at work. When I try to ping google, it works. When I try to wget, I got stuck on the "Connecting to [proxy name]". I tried both via the "google.com" adress and via the IP adress I ...
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Sharing Proxied Internet Connection

Currently I have a proxies Internet Connection at Windows 7. The windows machine internet connection is done thru IE proxy connection settings. (policies constrained) I would like to share this ...
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Does bittorrent need a proxy?

I want to use one of my Debian servers for a "torrent" machine. I have utorrent on my gaming machine which doesn't require a proxy. But it said on a tutorial that you need a proxy with bittorrent. ...
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Google products and services not loading at all

This started suddenly. Basically i was watching videos on youtube, and suddenly it stopped loading. After a few refresh attempts, it started saying Firefox cannot find the server at ..... Then I tried ...
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force router to use proxy server / VPN

I have router that suports static and dynamic routing. Is it possible to make router to use a proxy server/VPN with static IP? So every PC in the network can connect to blocked sites. For example I ...
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How can i access in host file whiles using a proxy server

I using a proxy server (Freegate to be specific). I an unable to access the connections (dns mappings) that i have set in my host file. That is i want to access "127.0.0.1 YourInstanceName" whiles ...
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Reset Internet Proxy Remembered Account on Windows

When you go to internet across a proxy server, windows ask you for your username and password and you can tell it that remeber that account and password forever. My problem is that I need to change ...
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IE9 Internal Proxy w/Custom Settings doesn't Allow to Authenticate Email Address

I have searched and searched but I can't find the answer to my question. Here is the my current setup: Instead of using a proxy service, I used IE 9's internal proxy server and forwarded all outgoing ...
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How Proxy DNS works? Can they capture my data?

Update: I've read this article to understand how Proxy DNS works, but still not sure if they can capture my data or not? How can some services apply HTTP proxy by modifying DNS server? I'm using ...
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How to download a youtube video using proxy [closed]

How to download a youtube video using proxy? I am having to use http://www.proxyvideo.net/ for utube. How can I download a video using this proxy. (in desired resolution particularly 1080p). I tried ...
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Unable to intercept data intended for gateway by using ARP

I am having trouble with what seems to be a very simple problem. I manage to be able to successfully spoof the ARP table of one computer on my network (as reported by arp -a). But even enabling a ...
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How to set up HTTP/SOCKS5 tunneling proxy on Windows using freeSSHd?

freeSSHd was set up on the server. Putty successfully connecting to server over SSH. I have tried to configure tunneling for SOCKS5 and HTTP but it failed to work. Especially was tested on Opera where ...
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Detect/Alert if an HTTP proxy is running

I mistakenly installed 7Zip a couple of weeks ago and got a pile of garbage i didn't want. It was all easy enough to remove. However, today I discovered that browersafeguard.exe was running, and ...
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Imap proxy to google apps (forward login with different username)

We need a sulution to make a soft switch to the google apps servers. Since we have a large number of users we can't install the outlook plugin everywhere on just one day. We've also tried dual ...
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clone from bitbucket.org in command on guest linux virtual box through proxy in host

I am using an ubuntu virtualbox guest on a windows 8 host. I am going to clone a repo from www.bitbucket.org using git command in guest. BUT the problem: I realzied that I cannot connect to ...