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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Configuring Virtualbox to use an authenticating proxy

I have a couple of Virtualbox VMs (ubuntu guest) running on a windows 7 host, but internet access is through an authenticating proxy with a self signed certificate. Configuring this for just one of ...
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Redirecting to transparent proxy using PF on Mac OS X

I am currently trying to run rtmpsuck which is a transparent proxy on Mac OS X, however it doesn't seem there has been much luck getting it to work in the past. In the README it suggests to use ipfw ...
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In windows 8, my proxy server settings get enabled automatically, how do I turn this off?

I have a new laptop running windows 8, the proxy settings get enabled randomly and I can't use Internet explorer at that point. I have to manually turn off the proxy each time. I've gone through ...
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How to use a proxy for localhost?

I want to test my web app with different IP addresses so I'm looking for a way to change my ip address when browsing my site located in http://localhost/ (WAMPServer) What can I do to fake my ip ...
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How to implement “SSH Transparent Proxy” on SSH server not client

My usage scenario is this: I have many A type server names as "A1","A2","A3", and one B type server , and have many 'C' type server names as "C1""C2""C3". when I ssh use openssh from A as ...
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Linux permissions and dnscrypt-proxy (Network permission?)

I asked this on "ask Ubuntu" and had much luck yet, so I thought I might try here as well http://askubuntu.com/questions/409660/dnscrypt-proxy-works-but-with-incorrect-permissions I have successfully ...
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Redirect all traffic on local machine through proxy (squid) [duplicate]

How to redirect all traffic on local machine through proxy (squid) also installed on local machine (Windows 7) without configuring client (browsers)?
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Got requests.exceptions.SSLError error when running googleplay-api

I want to share my experience on the problem, so this is sort of a self-answered question. Hope it helps. I'm trying to use googleplay-api to download apks from Google Play. My network environment ...
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Apache mod_proxy with automatic authentication

I am setting up a proxy in apache through the directive ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse for some urls: ProxyPass /mypath http://myotherserver.com ProxyPassReverse /mypath http://myotherserver.com ...
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How can some services apply HTTP proxy by modifying DNS server?

Some services, like ProxyDNS, provided a way to access region-restricted websites like Hulu. I believe this kind of services are based on HTTP proxy, when we accessing hulu.com, the HTTP proxy is ...
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Minecraft proxy/vpn setup

I have a server which I want students at my university to be able to access. However for some reason the university network drops the connection and since this is an entertainment service, while not ...
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Check Proxy settings, but not in Control Panel> Internet Connections

I have a system provided by my organization. My system uses a proxy server to connect to the internet. Firefox is set to "Use system's proxy settings". I want to know the Proxy Address and port ...
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Modify local hosts while connecting through squid

When I modify local hosts file so that: 1.1.1.1 example.com and connect to example.com using my browser, everything works fine (it requests "example.com" Host: on 1.1.1.1 server) but when I try to ...
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How do we route Youtube through another server?

I know it can be done through a VPN but I'm trying to make it more dynamic. I have tried using a 'tcpforward' script which did what it stated and forwarded packets to/from the youtube server. But that ...
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Set environment variable containing at symbol

I would like to set an environment variable containing the URL of my proxy server with my credentials, as in this blog post. The problem I'm having is that my password contains an at symbol and I am ...
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Set server list as proxy and check for internet connection

Hey I am in a network that has a certain amount of servers. On port 80, one of them can be used as a proxy to connect to the internet, but I would like to find out if it is possible for the others ...
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Detect browser proxy setting only if proxy server is available else go via default network

I am trying to browse via any browser which are installed on your OS. Settings should be like this. If there is proxy server in your network then browser should use proxy server to browse If there ...
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UDP communication through proxy

I have following scenario: PC B must be capable of full TCP/UPD connectivity, so I'm testing scenario with typical FPS game. ProxyCap is proxifier software, that can connect to outside world ...
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Forcing google safesearch in dd-wrt

I know this can be done, but I'm a little new to some of this. I would like to force google safesearch by doing the following at referenced here: ...
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Specify NIC for proxy to use

My Win 7 PC has an Ethernet LAN connection. I can also plugin my phone an use it's 3G connection. Using Oracle VM Virtual Box I can run a virtual machine that connects only to the phones network. I ...
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Apahce proxy throws error connecting to a third party

Connection to a certain thirdparty service via php curl throws this error: CURL error: Received HTTP code 403 from proxy after CONNECT The apahe error log on the proxy throws this: Connect to ...
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How can one change a Firefox config setting from the CLI

My objective is to be able to automate changing of a config setting without having to restart the running Firefox instance. In particular I want to change the Network Proxy Type. So for example the ...
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Connection Settings in IE changes after every system restart

I changed the settings in IE to not to use proxy server for connections by unchecking the Tools->Internet Options->Connections tab->Settings->Use a proxy server for this connection But ...
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Route traffic through VPN to some IPs occasionally

I would like to route traffic to some specific addresses through VPN. Easy enough, one can simply add a route: ip route add <destination ip> dev tun0 scope link Here comes the catch: I do not ...
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Remote connection from chromebook to home computer through college campus internet

I take my chromebook with me to school and pretty much everywhere I go. With the use of Chrome Remote Desktop I can access my windows desktop at home through the chrome browser on my chromebook. I ...
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Windows 7, HTTP & HTTPS not working correctly

Quick specs: Windows 7 home premium 64 Bit, updates are up to date. IE 11 Chrome (latest) Although uninstalled now. Firefox (latest) 26 Summary: Browse by name or IP address do not work. ...
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How to check company firewall

I am trying to ping to an external APIs IP address. But the command times out sooner than its completion. Now I think the company firewall and proxy might be a hindrance in this. How do I check the ...
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How to use google search via SSH tunnel?

I live behind the Great Firewall of China (not very proud of it) and I'm slightly technical. So I use SSH tunnel to route all connection to my VPS. (i.e. ssh -D port and then set localhost:port as a ...
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My Private Elite Proxy Is Not Working

I am setting up a private proxy server on my centos 6 vps server. I have installed squid but and set up a config file. The problem is that whenever I use it in my browser, my ip address changes, ...
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Proxy Chromium for Testing

I'm trying to test nginx as a forward proxy using Chromium (Firefox and others will not use the proxy). When I open Chromium's Advanced Settings and select "Change proxy settings...: I'm taken to ...
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Configure a router with multiple web proxy options

Over the years I have become quite disappointed with the routers that are available in shops to buy and I've decided that it's about time I built my own. But one of the things I really want to do (at ...
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Local transparent Squid under Windows and redirecting local traffic to it

Good evening. I want to set a local transparent proxy on my machine, using Squid, for learning/caching/traffic controlling/blocking purposes - most for learning. The problem is, I'm running ...
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Start Firefox with Command Line using Proxy

I'm testing a proxy. I would like to start a second instance of Firefox with command line arguments so that the session uses a HTTP Proxy. (The first instance of Firefox starts normally and runs ...
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Best way to route internet through remote comptuer

Alright, I'm not from the US and I pay for a VM running Windows Server 2012 in the USA. I have full access to that VM and I can install whatever I want on it. I want to be able to re-route my ...
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Port redirection with Apache mod_proxy

I have a server running a modified Debian Squeeze distro (OpenMediaVault, a NAS distro), and I want to add some Apache rules to map specific ports to subdomains. These ports are the running web ...
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OpenWRT or Zeroshell Proxy on SBC

I have a SoHo network and I want to make it ultra secure for business related intellectual property. My idea is to take a dual Ethernet single board computer/embedded micro-controller and install it ...
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How to config squid3 proxy server with two nic card server

i want create proxy server using Ubuntu 12.04 server.it's something like sample diagram. i know how to configure right side in diagram (USERS AND WEB SERVER).problem is left side. someone can tell me ...
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Need some information on DNS bypass proxies?

I have recently been researching about products that allow users to evade geo-blocking and i have come across: DNS "Proxies" like Tunlr :link here: I believe this is the best solution for me ...
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What is a 'Tomato based router'? [closed]

Could someone please explain what this diagram means? Most importantly the 'Tomato based router'. Source.
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Outgoing proxy connection

I am wondering whether I am able to setup a proxy only for outgoing connection but not for incoming connections Please see the image below for a more detailed overview:! or this one:
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What are the benefits of using a proxy?

I know students and employees use them to get by web filters. But what else? I hear about "privacy and security" but I can never find anything really explaining it. I did see one link that said it ...
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Possible reasons that prevent working proxies from working on my mac

First of all, my Mac runs OS X 10.9.1, in case it bears any significance. I used to find free proxies on proxy-list.org, and most of the proxies I tried worked fine for me. However, for the past two ...
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How to set proxy “None” under Windows 7?

I am trying to make wifi work under my Windows 7. My computer has dual system: Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Under Ubuntu, the wifi works well, the setting of the proxy is None: However, Under Windows 7, ...
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How to prevent chrome from always looking for a proxy?

Every time my computer restarts, Chrome wants to use a proxy server. So when I open up the browser, it says the webpage is unavailable, and I have to go to Settings > Advanced Settings > Change ...
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Setting up a proxy at home

I have the following connections in my house: https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1W_kC40Z64U8EY3szAM3wnLO9w1OOOQUifdEE--webGM/edit?usp=sharing Shows the internet connection coming in, a physical ...
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Squid as tor proxy for .onion addresses only

I am trying to configure a squid proxy on a firewall to route all requests normally, except the ones to *.onion sites, which should be forwarded to socks5 tor proxy. How do I achieve this? Bonus ...
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squid cache is not working

I have configured squid for anonymous search and cache proxy. Initially it was working well, after two weeks it becomes slow(loading web page become slow) then again I had to looked into squid. I saw ...
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Wireshark TLS communication shows green HTTP packets when using CCProxy proxy server?

Client <--> CCProxy <--> Server I have IE configured to use a proxy server for HTTP and Secure connections. I also have a proxy server is set up with CCProxy. It is my understanding that ...
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How to increase squid Performance

I have installed squid3.1.19 and divert all traffic from our network to proxy server from mikrotik router. mikrotik router is the final gateway for our network. After I configure squid, internet ...
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How to properly configure and connect to SOCKS proxy

At office we've got certain network traffic restrictions in place forcing me to look for other options. What I intend to configure is a SOCKS server running on Snow Leopard OSX, forwarded through the ...