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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Is there a software that can act as a “proxy repeater”

Sorry for the vague title, I don't know what it's called, if even possible. So where I am, all internet connections need to go through a HTTP proxy server, which requires authentication. I'd like to ...
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Setup public mirror (?) of internet server on my router

Can I somehow setup a mirror (this is the best word I came with) of a server available in the Internet on a specific port on my router? Here is what I have: ISP provides me with a static IP adress ...
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How to acchieve what http_proxy environment variable does for all traffic leaving the system?

I set up a trafficserver (5.1.2) instance as HTTP cache on a machine in my local network and now I'm looking for a way to enforce the usage of the proxy for HTTP requests to the outside world on port ...
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Proxy at work makes https sites show as invalid cert authority, how to fix?

The proxy at work makes https sites show up as invalid cert authority, I would prefer not to ever see that screen again, any ideas or hints on how to get around that screen, whether globally on the ...
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Use Proxy in terminal [closed]

The Indian DoT have decided to block github.com, pastbin.com and similar services in india. I use zenmate in firefox and chrome to access these site but I can not use commands like git clone npm ...
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dropbox and proxy settings

I have a Dropbox client (Windows) running on a network where a proxy can be detected but is not necessary. Dropbox detects the proxy and configures it automatically (the client is then non-working). ...
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lftp mirror mode over hftp/proxy not working

When I connect lftp over an http proxy using hftp and try to use mirror mode, no files are transferred. dir and get work fine. Mirror mode works fine when I connect directly. Here is the script I ...
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SQuid3 transparent proxy error?

I am using squid3 as a proxy and ubuntu when i configure squid.conf for transparent proxy it gives an error as under. connection was reset. connection to the server was reset while page was ...
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NAT traversal of VPN/proxy server in home network with no access to the router

I want to setup a VPN (or proxy) server on my workstation located outside my permanent residence and behind NAT. I need to use workstation's network IP. The problem is I don't have physical nor ...
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How to auto start a mac with socks server on using ssh?

There are a number of tutorials online that teach to use ssh as a socks5 server, after sshd is up, the next step is to have a terminal open, then open a socks5 server port by typing something like the ...
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Port Forward inside Router (DD-WRT)

I have configured an SSH tunnel on my DD-WRT router using the default port 22. I would like to open another port on my router as a proxy port for SSH, say port 80, in case a firewall prevents me from ...
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When using a proxy in Mozilla Firefox, how do “Auto-detect proxy settings for this network” and “Use system proxy settings” work behind the scenes?

How can I see what the proxy Firefox actually uses when I check either of these two options? Does it take it from Internet Explorer? Are they taken from/stored somewhere in the registry?
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How to connect to multiple proxy servers at once and use them as one connection?

PC1 - connected to local wifi network PC2 - connected to local wifi network + connected to internet + shares internet via own proxy PC3 - connected to local wifi network + connected to other ...
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How to setup a cheap linux router/proxy to log all URLs requested

I have a bunch of kids/devices connecting to the wireless router in my house at any given time. I know that there are many software/hardware solutions designed to filter out harmful content but I ...
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Tor+Filezilla(FTP): 'Error: Failed to retrieve directory listing'

I have a domain on NameCheap. I want to upload some files using Tor and the staff said I could use Filezilla. I configured it by setting up a FTP proxy in Edit-->Settings and then added my account ...
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How to set up a hotspot with socks5 proxy

I have a laptop with linux installed on it. The laptop has two network interfaces: eth0 and wlan0. Normally I surf the Internet through eth0, and I've successfully set up a hotspot in linux for my ...
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Configure a linux VM to use host computers internet connection

I am using a software which must be configured as a "bridged network" on a Virtual Box VM. I have already tried with NAT and other configurations but none of them work. the bridged network is the only ...
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Dante socks proxy very slow — why?

I've set up a Dante socks proxy on Ubuntu Trusty. The setup is: 1: Dante listens on 127.0.0.1:11080 2: I connect to the proxy box with "ssh proxy.box -L 11080:localhost:11080" 3: Then I point my ...
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What do I have to do to be able to use the same .pac file with all browsers on my computer automatically?

According to Wikipedia, In order for all browsers in an organization to be supplied the same proxy policy, without configuring each browser manually, both the below technologies are required: ...
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SSH via Tor with Putty

How does one set up Tor in PuTTY? I'm using the Tor Browser Bundle on Windows 8.1. I came across https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorifyHOWTO/Putty but the screenshot containing the ...
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Windows Cannot automatically detect proxy settings

My Windows 8.1 desktop cannot connect to any internet services through Ethernet to my home network. I tried resetting my adapter, restarting, netsh resets, and everything else I could think of. I'm ...
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How to edit options logged out in Skype for Linux?

I need to edit my Skype preferences without logging in, but I don't see "Options" in any menu. What to do? In my case, I have to edit proxy settings to be able to connect to Skype. There is no ...
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How to fake my identity to my ISP?

My Broadband internet speed is 512kbps, but my ISP provides a speed boost when I surf the Youtube ( or Google drive). They provide about 5-6Mbps speed while I'm streaming or Downloading any Youtube ...
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Redirect web traffic (SOCKS proxy) for a specific domain

I have YouTube blocked at my work because reasons. I’m a scientist and I need YouTube because most of the conferences and talks that I’d like to see are available there. Yes, I actually need YouTube, ...
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How do I connect guest Kali VM to internet through NAT (network works, internet doesn't)?

Alright, I'm having some really weird problems with my VM, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I got it set up to where I can ping my host machine, I can even ping other hosts on the ...
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SSH tunnel freezes and says “administratively prohibited” when a domain cannot be resolved

So I am opening a SSH tunnel to a remote server to use it as proxy: ssh -D 10000 -N remote I use FireFox with FoxyProxy and it is working quite well. Except sometimes the tunnel freezes. A good ...
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What does it mean if a public IP address looks like a private IP address?

For example, I go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and it tells me that my IP address is 192.X.Y.Z. What does this mean? Isn't that a private IP address? How can I find my real public IP address? ...
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Firefox 407 proxy authentication

I go through a proxy at work. I can access sites, however in the process firefox is reporting numerous 407 errors. I receive the following pattern for numerous resources per request, but not ALL ...
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using an ssh server's tunneling capabilities as a web proxy

With SSH you create a tunnel for a host at a time. With the tools available this is usually a manual process. So if you wanted to do SSH tunneling for, for example, google.com, you'd have to maybe ...
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How do you setup apache to do a reverse proxy from http -> https?

I need to sniff some traffic between VisualStudio and an endpoint for webservices. I'm not sure how they are sending the username and password with the request for wsdl. How can you configure Apache ...
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Issues with Outlook Room Finder and Automatic Replies, but only when used with a VPN

Wondering if anyone can shed light on this issue.. I am at a client site using Outlook with a VPN which allows me to connect to my own corporate intranet. With the VPN off everything works ...
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How to forward http request to a proxy server?

I have an Internet Linux server and my client computer (running windows) accesses internet via a SSH tunnel to the the server. Now for some reason this server can only accesses internet by a http ...
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Chrome - Set a custom proxy for all sites except certain ones

I'd like to set a custom proxy for Chrome - that is, not my Windows system Proxy, but a proxy just for this chrome session. I can't figure out how to do that with Chrome alone, but i was able to do ...
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Does command line pick up a proxy server from Internet properties toolbox?

Recently my company proxy server, through which all the internet traffic is directed, was disrupted and internet services were down. Surprisingly though (for me), I was still able to ping google from ...
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How to proxy all outbound HTTP traffic in an adhoc network

I have a network that I'm trying to set up in the following manor (seems odd on the surface but it's what I'm restricted with): Client A (os x yosemite) sends HTTP request to server D Client A's ...
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OSx Transparent proxy authentication with pf

I'm under a corporate, squid proxy. It is problematic to develop under this proxy since I have to setup the proxy details for every thing I use (for example, setting npm, or terminal http_proxy) I ...
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When VPN is On Proxy Settings are Ignored

I have a HTTP/HTTPS proxy server running on port 8000. I also have a VPN for work. On Mac (similar steps occur on Windows) I set up my proxy settings through the System Preferences > Network > ...
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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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Resolving DNS lookup when using a proxy on a adhoc network

I have a network with the following setup: Box A(client) has a local HTTP/S proxy running Box A is set to use 0.0.0.0:7777 as a HTTP/S proxy The proxy service forwards all traffic to box B(proxy) ...
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Authentication requests for HTTPS calls through an HTTP proxy

Am I right in thinking that if you have a service protected by SSL on the other side of an HTTP proxy which requires authentication that: You authenticate using HTTP sending an unencrypted (albeit ...
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Where can I find word (or pattern) lists for tinyproxy, or some other proxy that is as small as Tinyproxy and runs on OpenWRT?

I need to set up a filtering proxy for my home network. My router runs OpenWRT, and I already got Tinyproxy working. Now I'd like to know where I can find wordlists that I could use with Tinyproxy -- ...
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Sending mails from Outlook: SPF fails

In our Server we've implemented SPF and opendkim. The IP of our server is 85.214.95.200. SPF and opendkim verification works as expected. The problem is with one of our users. I don't know the ...
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eclipse can't see through proxy

I am trying to install a few plugins for eclipse. My problem is that eclipse, for some reason, cannot see through my proxy server, and therefore can't find the update sites for the plugins I need. I ...
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SSH Forwarding with Squid

I would like to ssh into a box that isn't front facing (box a). I have an offsite box (box b) that I have OpenVPN running on and box a is connected to that VPN so box b can interface with box a. ...
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Browsing through ssh socks proxy -> through reverse tunnel

I have HostA behind a firewall establishing a reverse ssh tunnel to HostB. I want to setup a proxy on HostB that will forward the connection through the reverse ssh tunnel and out through HostA. I ...
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Use SOCKS proxy for several IP addresses on OSX Yosemite

I just wanna use socks proxy for some ip addresses. I found this setting: Sorry for non-English screenshot. Here is OSX Networking settings for SOCKS proxy. I can see only "black list" for ip ...
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Gucacamole behind proxy, refresh issues - How to make proxy flush?

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only shows ...
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Workaround to set an http proxy on a Samsung Smart TV?

I would to set a foreigner http proxy on my Samsung smart tv in order to use some applications available to use just on that country. Samsung does not let change the the proxy server via ...
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Monitoring URLs accessed from a network

I am looking for a good solution (on-premise or cloud-based) which can provide some visibility into the web sites (URLs) being accessed by workstations/laptops within my company's network? We do not ...
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ubuntu use proxy for whole network traffic

How to set ubuntu to use a proxy (socks 5) for whole applications traffic? I tried proxychains, but it only works for one app, not whole system. Something like Proxifier on Windows.