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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Mac OS X Proxy Change Log?

I had an odd experience today, while trying to browse internet I received unable to connect to Proxy. Using Mac OS X 10.11.2. Went to Network Settings and discovered http traffic being sent to Proxy ...
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Make KDE detect variables set on a terminal via script

I have a function defined on my .zshrc that enables or disables a proxy. Is there a way to make applications started from KDE menus (like Chromium) to detect the environment variables as set on the ...
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Can't access some websites on Mac, but can access on iPad. Same network

When I try to access some of my sites (e.g. http://mono.company) I get a connection timeout. This only happens when I try to access sites that are on a certain server. On the same WiFi network, when ...
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Proxy emulated Android traffic through other PC either from inside Android or from its host

I have an Android device (A) connected to a local network that have no direct connection to the Internet. It is rooted. The device is actually an emulator running on Windows host PC (H) where I do ...
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I'm looking to setup a NNTP cache/proxy server primarily for header caching on linux. Which one is recommended?

My requirement is that the News NNTP cache and proxy server must be able to cache headers without downloading the articles. i.e only download articles if requested. There is a mention about ...
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Does a proxy server protect my download habbits from my ISP?

If I torrent files and access websites through a proxy server, can my ISP see what I am up too and the websites I'm visiting (SSL and non-SSL)? Also, would a proxy suffice or would a VPN be more ...
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Apt not using proxy settings set in environment

I have the following system wide settings in my /etc/profile MY_PROXY_URL=http://192.168.128.251:3128 HTTP_PROXY=$MY_PROXY_URL HTTPS_PROXY=$MY_PROXY_URL FTP_PROXY=$MY_PROXY_URL ...
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How to set a proxy to disconnect network actions of an application from its configuration?

I'm trying to disconnect some application from network using its proxy configuration. I tested random ip and port values in my Mozilla Firefox browser but Firefox continues to open pages normally. Is ...
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iptables rule - SSH socks proxy

I have very basic iptable rules for my home server. Block all INPUT except SSH and a few other connections. Allow everything else. When I connect via SSH I sometimes also create a dynamic SOCKS5 ...
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How do I set up a VPN “access point” in my LAN?

I bought a subscription at a VPN-provider, so that I use internet services with a different IP. The VPN provider offers access through "OpenVPN", which does not run on all of my home devices (FireTV, ...
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Using curl with a https proxy

I have setup a squid proxy so that it listens on a HTTPS port instead of the usual HTTP port, in order to have encrypted communication between the client and the proxy itself. While I have been able ...
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Monitoring traffic of phone through charles proxy?

I am using Charles proxy to monitor https traffic for which we have to import a certificate in the phone. Is there any way that my phone (Motorola Moto E2 with CyanogenMod 12.1) treats the certificate ...
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How to handle Proxy with Sudo on VM

I have Ubuntu installed on a VirtualBox VM and I am using NAT. The host network requires NTLM proxy authentication to work. I tried export HTTP_PROXY=proxy.mycomp.com:80 & HTTPS_PROXY=$HTTP_PROXY ...
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How to use autohotkey to run command line programs?

I'm sitting behind corporate proxy, I need to switch proxies of git frequently when doing development. So I want to use autohotkey to create a script to toggle proxy setting of git. But I can't ...
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Use reverse proxy to authenticate with cookie

I have a server A running ZWay. ZWay uses cookies to allow clients to request data via http, see here. Now I have a second server B running DomotiGa which is a third party application needing to ...
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Archer D2 Proxy

Anyone know if you can setup a proxy on an Archer D2 router? looking at the manual cant seem to find something that makes sense. Basically there is a software for a Firestick that only allows 5 ...
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How to configure Tor to require username / password on connection via SOCKS ( port 9050 )

When running Tor, I'm able to connect to it via port 9050 locally which uses SOCKS and make HTTP requests. How can I setup Tor on a fresh Ubuntu install so that Tor is exposed on a public IP address ...
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How to use different services (ftp, vpn) if all ports are blocked except 80 and 443

Unfortunately the sysadmin blocked all ports in my network except 80 and 443 so just the browser works properly. Previously I've used VPN, (S)FTP, SSH to work remotely. Now I cannot do that. Could ...
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How to set up system wide proxy for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? (Pls read details)

I can set a proxy in browser and access internet. But I want a system wide proxy, such that every request that generates from my machine (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) should pass through that proxy. If we set ...
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Translate requests' URLs to a web server to fetch pages

I'm on a server (under Red Hat), let say server A, which has access to the web server B but not web server C. Server B and server C are the exact same with different host names and different base ...
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Can /etc/hosts or something similar be used to redirect a http URL to a file path?

My Windows 7 admin pushes out some proxy settings (e.g., a proxy.pac file available through http) to my computer every night that I don't want. I have modified this pac-file and stored it locally, on ...
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VPN Proxy Server

I need some help describing the issue I have so I might be using wrong concepts. What I want to create is a secure and anonymous connection between my computer (A Windows 10 Virtual PC) and a remote ...
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Setting up ssh tunnel in Putty

I have instructions for setting up a proxy tunnel to a work computer behind a firewall. The setup is: | [home]--------[outside]-|-[inside] | The ...
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How to allocated different IP while crawling web pages

How can i assign different ip address while crawling I am crawling billions of page everyday(allocating different ip will help to handel blockages)
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How does hidemyass find public proxies? [closed]

I don't know if superuser is the right place to ask this question but I'm gonna give it a shot. I've been always wondering how websites like hidemyass find public ip:port proxies and keep them fresh? ...
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How to connect to a mac computer-to-computer wifi network from windows

I'm trying to get a windows 10 surface tablet to connect to the WiFi network I establish on a mac by going (on the mac) to create network → create a computer-to-computer network. I give the ...
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Why does Qatar use a single IP address when 800,000 IP addresses are allocated to it?

In discussions about IP address banning, IP 82.148.97.69 is often cited as an example. According to Wikipedia, this IP address is the public address of "the entire nation of Qatar". There are two ...
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List of links that will be taken without a proxy in linux

How can I add a list of links that will be taken without a proxy in linux or another shell programm (etc. proxychains)? I need it to exclude the download proxy .avi files proxychains firefox
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how to access https content in a restricted wifi network

I'am using a cafe wifi network but it seems it is blocking all the https content. Is there any way to access https sites? how could I use a proxy,vpn or ssh tunnel to a personal server via http and ...
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PS4 Voice Chat workaround

Problem Currently unable to use the voice chat feature for parties on the PS4. Equipment List PS4 Linksys WRT1900ac (stock firmware, current main router) Linksys WRT54GL (DD-WRT firmware, backup ...
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940922 - how to reach my ssh server? [duplicate]

my company blocks almost all connections. only i can browse web by my web browser via a proxy server on port 8080 which requires authentication. no limit in browsing https exists. but beyond that it ...
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uWSGI: how to serve static files from root and an app from a sub directory?

I am using Cloud 9 IDE to build a website. My goal is to serve a static website from the site root /index.html and so on. The content in this site will be regenerated on a schedule (daily in this ...
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Linux - Squid on local machine to control outgoing traffic

I'm trying to setup squid on my computer to control the outgoing traffic from the same computer only. If my understanding is correct, squid runs as user "squid" on on most Linux distributions (mine is ...
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Setup a VPN on a Squid Proxy (Linux)

Hi all ! I have a Ubuntu server running a squid cache proxy server and i was wondering if it was possible to set things up so that squid would "connect to the internet" though a vpn (PureVPN). But ...
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Do internet bandwidth get used when I am using vpn or proxy?

In my country, most of porn sites are banned, so i choose VPN & proxy to browse, it means my ISP get change if i connect to VPN or proxy, so my Internet bandwidth get used when I connect to vpn or ...
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using proxy with native windows 10 apps twitter and facebook

I live in a very very good country that twitter and facebook and many more websites has been banned by government , by the way I want to use native apps from windows 10 (store apps) of those social ...
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Why there is proxy in front of Router (or between PC and Router)?

Our company's router is 192.168.135.254 with traceroute, I got this: traceroute to 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets 1 192.168.0.162 (192.168.0.162) 1.903 ms 0.839 ms 0.699 ms 2 ...
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How do I use proxy in uTorrent for downloading?

My Hostel Wi Fi has blocked uTorrent and other clients. So I can't download through them. Can I use proxy for unblocking it? If yes then how?
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Docker - Can I have a vpn proxy in a docker container and route traffic from other containers through it?

I'm using this Docker Container to have Deluge accessing the internet through my VPN - https://github.com/jbogatay/docker-piavpn Would it be possible to split up Deluge and the vpn client? So that ...
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After each launch, Chrome takes ~4 minutes’ delay to visit the first page

Using Windows 10, but I have had this issue in Windows 8.1 too. Starting yesterday, out of nowhere, Chrome started to take ~4 minute to be able to navigate to any web page for the first time. After ...
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Connection timed out when connecting to a remote tcp port

I have deployed my application on Linux CentOS. The app connects to a remote TCP port but it throws a connect timed out exception. I tried to connect it via telnet but the port doesn't respond. I am ...
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Implementing irssi IRC Anonymity

I'm looking to connect to an IRC server that I do not trust with any of my information, including my IP. In the past I have connected through a web client over Tor but it has become unreliable. My ...
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curl to test secure web proxy

I have used Chrome to successfully connect to the secure web proxy(squid https_port) Chrome doc , but I want to know any command line tool(such as curl) will connect to it too. Curl's -x option ...
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SQUID on Raspberry

I am trying to implement a proxy server on my Raspberry to log all connections to the internet. Squid (3.4.0) and SARG are installed and running without any problems, but I have still some problems to ...
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manually configure browser location

I'm using a work computer behind a corporate proxy. Because the proxy is in a different state, websites that identify location think I am in a completely different location than I actually am. Is ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet through proxy server in Windows system

My Windows 8.1 system has recently been experiencing problems with proxy in such a way that I cannot use any proxy server software e.g. Freegate, Psiphon3, etc. I run the proxy, open up a browser and ...
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Determine TLS certificate details with Microsoft Edge

I purchased a new ASUS Q302 laptop from Best Buys for testing some software under the Intel Broadwell architecture (6th Gen i7). It looks like the machine has one of those Proxy/Interception ...
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How do I found a port on lo to wlan0? (Android ADB Port Forwarding)

This is a very unique and complicated question that I hope someone is able to help me with. Currently (I just moved) I don't have WiFi so I'm tethering my laptop to my phone. I am using adb to create ...
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How to pass through credentials in SMTP proxy with Postfix

I want Postfix to proxy SMTP connections from MUA on my client to another outer SMTP server. Since the outer SMTP server requires the Postfix proxy to authenticate with SMTP-AUTH, So I set my MUA's ...
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Is it possible to tamper MAC address of a device within local network through a Router or a proxy?

Is it possible that the MAC address of a device in a local network be tampered? Say the device connect to a router, due to technical constraint nothing can be done on the device except for changing ...