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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How to change Firefox preference default value?

I have problem with Firefox(31.0) on my Windows(7). I don't want that Firefox use system proxy, and for this issue, set "No proxy" in Options/Advanced/Network/Settings. But when I close Firefox then ...
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URL filtering in relation to Privoxy or Squid

I want to know ,if this can be acheived with Privoxy or Squid+ external filters(please answer with which proxy you are most skilled in.) 1.How to block specific streaming video in youtube? ...
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Emulate ssh ProxyCommand on PUTTY

I have an instance at Terminal.com that I want to connect via PUTTy's SSH. They have a guide saying you could connect to their via a proxy. But I can't really figure things out so easily. Steps to ...
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Internet proxy not working until IE is refreshed

My work PC was recently upgraded to Windows 7, and now I'm noticing strange behaviour: Chrome would frequently, usually within the hour or so, fail to access the web. I get the error "The webpage is ...
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Squid 3.4.6 Transparent proxy issues

I'm trying to implement a Transparent Squid Proxy for a wireless network where it mainly serve for mobile devices. The software I'm using is squid 3.4.6 (latest version compiled from source) in ...
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PuPHPet, Vagrant networking through proxy

I'm learning PuPHPet, Vagrant and Laravel homestead I've ElementaryOS Luna installed. I've downloaded and installed Virtualbox, Vagrant, vagrant plugins and then I built an Ubuntu 12.04 machine with ...
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How to encrypt connection to a squid proxy server

I've set up an anonymous squid proxy server, and it works completely fine, but I haven't found anything about how to encrypt the traffic between me and the server itself. Where to start?
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Setup auto configuration to more intelligently resolve proxy on Mac

At work we're sitting behind a proxy which often causes a hindrance especially with command line tools etc. I'm rapidly losing track on HTTP_PROXY configuration entries in my localhost, as well as ...
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How can I make sure all my Mac's TCP traffic goes through a SOCKS5 proxy?

I have a SOCKS proxy with a port. How can I make my MAC use it? What settings do I change under network settings?
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Redirect traffic to local address so iOS speedtest app measures LAN speed

I have mounted a Speedtest Mini server on a local LAMP, so I can test my LAN speeds effortlessly just by opening the URL with a Flash enabled web browser, the thing is, I want my iOS and Android ...
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SMTP proxy to investigate outgoing e-mails not being sent?

For some reason, using the same e-mail account that works the rest of the time, some outgoing e-mails aren't being sent by my ISP's SMTP server: Error reading from network Cause: Eudora got tired ...
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Terrible experience with a proxy server

I have a static IP provided to me by my ISP. I was trying to use this static IP when I'm outside my home to access some restricted areas on my website. So, I decided to setup a proxy server on one of ...
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Home SOCKS5 proxy server

I've been trying to set up a home proxy server for some days, ran into lots of tutorials, you shall call me dumb but had no success so far. Here is the scenario: I have a computer at home that just ...
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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...
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Are there any man in the middle proxy experts here?(preferably Fiddler) [duplicate]

Sorry, i am not fluent in english,so i will explain using the images below with Breaking Bad tv series as an example 1: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ZN60B.jpg 2: http://i.stack.imgur.com/4mUSt.jpg If ...
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How to use my static IP outside the network?

I want to use my static IP when I'm far away of my network / router. Like to make it portable. I'm not sure how to achieve this. Maybe through a vpn or proxy server? What's the simplest way to achieve ...
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How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube using squid?

I installed squid 2.7 + squidguard in windows 7. How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube using Squid? For example, I want to block videos that contain the word cats in the title. I also do not ...
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Installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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Can't capture inbound/outbound messages in Fiddler

.NET interferes with localhost traffic (there's already a lot of threads open on that topic), but something else is mangling my ability to see traffic to/from my server. I know this because I am ...
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What is the simplest way to download with wget in remote putty terminal using my local windows internet connection

I'd like to initate a download using wget in a remote putty terminal (i.e. an ubuntu server), but using my local windows internet connection. I guess there is two way to achieve this: run an HTTP ...
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How do I proxy just certain sites?

Time Warner has apparently blocked access to trackers that are used by thepiratebay. I need to bypass this somehow, but I don't need to bypass everything. Turns out after downloading the initial ...
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I am trying to create a configuration file for Squidguard to rewrite Google search requests to append safe search

I am trying to configure a squidguard proxy server to rewrite search requests for Google to append the safe search tag (&safesearch...) at the end of the url. I have an SSL decryption module for ...
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Allowing authenticated access to a site without giving credentials to the local users

I'm administrating a company where we have a single account with a service website and we would like users to be able to access that website as if they were authenticated with the company's account. ...
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IE proxy settings reset themselves

I cannot successfully save proxy settings for my Windows 7 computer. I already reset my IE, it did not help. I ran process monitor on my computer after entering the proxy settings and found that the ...
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SSH tunnel through Android

I've been having some trouble with SOCKs proxies and Windows. Currently I have mapped my local port 22222, to my ssh server at home. When I configure my browser to manually push all traffic through ...
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Proxy for http digest auth connections

I'm behind a http proxy, so far so good, the problem is that recently the admins changed the auth method of the proxy from basic to digest and suddenly almost all of my internet apps stop working ...
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https connection in internet sharing through a proxy server

I have two computers (A and B) and a "https" proxy server P on port 80. B has 2 NICs (n1 and n2). B shares the internet connection with A on n1. If A has set P in its browser and tries to open a https ...
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rTorrent access tracker with proxy?

all tracker domain was blocked in my ISP I can create proxy with ssh -D and use privoxy to trans socks5 proxy to http proxy, the proxy works well How I can use proxy it only when rTorrent access ...
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Working around Active Directory's dynamic port range

I have a need to authenticate users against Active Directory (which uses dynamic ports), but the networking group within the organization will not allow us to open up such a large range of ports. I ...
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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How proxychains-ng works?

After reading proxychains-ng's source code, I still can't figure out how it actually work. (I am a absolute newbie to computer network.) Does proxychains-ng redirect all network access into another ...
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Redirect ALL web traffic through TLS without a VPN

Assumptions: Server: I have a Debian Squeeze server, routable on the public Internet, with a static IPv4 address. I have unrestricted access to modify the software on the server. The server can ...
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How to change the default `Using this proxyserver: 127.0.0.1:8888`?

How to change the default Using this proxyserver: 127.0.0.1:8888 instead of resetting it? c:\Temp>choco install notepadplusplus The default install location has been changed to ...
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HAProxy to handle multiple application subfolders in the same port

I have one application running on tomcat port 8086, and also Haproxy acting as a web server, I can load the application by going to IP/appname but this application has 3 different folders. I need to ...
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How to find the Proxy Server Address for my connected wifi network

I am using my college wifi which requires me to login and authenticate through a web-browser login form.i want to find my server's proxy address and port number to download without logging in.I ...
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Need assistance SECURELY accessing home network from Android device

First I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecure method and is exactly the solution I a trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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PHP-FPM: if “part of PHP”, then how to run as separate proxy to Nginx?

In writeups of PHP-FPM, websites tell me that it's been a part of PHP since 5.3.3. What does this mean? If I have PHP 5.3.8 installed on my server and already being used inside Apache (to which ...
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Using Apache as a reverse proxy for gitlab omnibus

I'm using GitLab Omnibus on a CentOS6.5 server. The gitlab nginx server listen on the 6543 port (Apache already using 80 and 443). I want to use Apache as a reverse proxy to access GitLab with that ...
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CNTLM for Windows stopped working

I have Windows 8.1 64bit and CNTLM version 0.92.3. It was working perfectly on my machine before it stopped working 1 week ago. The service still starts correctly but when i use cntlm proxy this ...
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How can I enable/disable the URL filter in Smoothwall Express via command line?

I'd like to use Smoothwall Express 3.1 for blocking access to certain websites during office hours. It seems that the web interface lacks a timed url filter access restriction, but it might still be ...
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Proxy autoconfig: SOCKS5 that works with all browsers?

I have a PAC file that mostly works. I want to browse some sites through a US SOCKS5 proxy, so I do: var proxy_us = "SOCKS5 x.y.z.w:1080"; and return that from FindProxyForURL. The problem here is ...
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user's mail server credentials for squid proxy

I have mail(virtual server, xen virtualization) and proxy servers on different physical machines. I have to configure squid proxy in such a way that users should be able to authenticate proxy using ...
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Downloading Images through Wget With Proxy

I've written a ruby tool to download multiple images. However, this time I'm having to configure wget with a proxy. Prefix is the specified directory of where I want the images to go and md5_sum is a ...
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How can I verify that Polipo is caching?

I'm making requests to several thousand unique URLs on each run of a JVM program, and I want to cache the requests. I've got Polipo up and running, and I've configured my Java app to proxy HTTP ...
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tunnel all traffic of a p2p/DHT app through proxy to an external server

I am playing with http://telehash.org/ a protocol using DHT distributed hash tables, all its traffic is sent on a certain port (42424). And I want to do this while in my workplace where a ...
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SSH reverse proxy

I am setting up a Gitlab server (https://about.gitlab.com/) inside a virtual machine using KVM on a Ubuntu 14.04 host. My university charges us for every external IP address, so I cannot use bridged ...
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Squid: ACL based on date

Is their any ACL element in squid to restrict, based on a particular date or giving access based on date? I have checked the time ACL element, and its not possible to give any date, only time of day ...
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Why does Firefox not auto-detect the proxy after upgrading to version 31?

My Firefox cannot detect the proxy any more after upgrading it to version 31. The proxy setting inside Firefox network option is Auto-detect proxy settings for this network. Before upgrading to ...
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use sock proxy in command line

I set up the sock proxy using ssh with Secrete socks successfully and I can visit the web site that is blocked previously (say youtube, Yes, I live in China). The problem is I still have issue in ...
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Sniff non-HTTP packets from iOS device

I have an iOS app, which is really crappy, that work as a remote for my TV. I want to reverse engineer the API and build a web based control instead. I have used the BURP Suite to sniff the HTTP ...