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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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 ...
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How do I tunnel all my traffic to a proxy server?

My internet access is through a squid proxy server set up with the IP 172.16.0.1 and port 3128. It also has (not NTLM) authentication. I would like to tunnel all my traffic through the proxy but have ...
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Dnsleaktest.com fails to function/does not find the DNS servers when I use a proxy. Why?

When I use a VPN, and when I go to the website dnsleaktest.com, it displays the DNS servers of the VPN service provider, and not any DNS server of my ISP. So far so good. However, I am puzzled when ...
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Firefox web proxy not being called

I created a generic handler (similar to a web page) Handler1.ashx. When I browse to http://localhost:50824/Handler1.ashx the handler is called. So it is working. But when I set Firefox's Settings to ...
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How do proxy servers work?

Recently I have read an article about proxy server and its usage. The article says: "A proxy server can act as an intermediary between the user's computer and the Internet to prevent from attack ...
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SSH+ SOCK Proxy vs VPN

Basically I want to route all my internet traffic (http,https) out to another network (hosted network) and make it encrypted to the end node(hosted network). I can do this right now via SSH> Port ...
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squid listens port but does not work

This is what i've got from netstat -plant tcp 0 0 :::3128 :::* LISTEN 2345/(squid) and this is my config file # # Recommended minimum ...
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Bind application to a specific network interface

I have tried ForceBindIP, but it has a significant downside - it doesn't affect the children of the application I'm trying to bind, it only affects the application itself. It also can't force an ...
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I need to WakeOnLAN my NAS and then do somekind of Proxy

I have the following Problem: I have a synology NAS in my Home-Network and a Raspberry PI. What I want to do is to access my NAS from outlisde of my LAN but it needs to be woken before it can be ...
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Debian Linux: How can I expose a SOCKS proxy as a HTTP proxy for the purpose of HTTP/HTTPS requests?

How can I allow a program, which only supports talking through a HTTP proxy, to talk through a SOCKS proxy? In other words, take the HTTP-proxy request and turn it into a SOCKS-proxy request which ...
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How to block specific domains and urls using privoxy

I've set up privoxy on my router with OpenWRT. The proxy seems to work well as I am able to surf with my traffic going through it. I tried setting a minimal example of blocking with only one domain ...
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SSH Tunnel via very restrictive HTTP Proxy/Firewall

I know how this usually works, I've done a lot of investigation and tinkering to get this far and my observations are reproducible. Have a (few) SSH Server(s) Running on port 443 (https), and a few ...
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Multi-hop proxy tunnels for SSH over HTTP (Apache) using Corkscrew

Setup: - I have a gateway connected to a server which is connected to destination I can only reach destination from server I am using two tunnels for SSH over HTTP I have an Apache proxy running on ...
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SOCKS Proxy for ALL Web Traffic

So I have a SSH Client and a SSH Server. I am to encrypt web traffic(traffic to web server) via Firefox Socks proxy. Right now it seems like encrypting internet traffic is application based only? ...
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Squid reverse proxy, DMZ, how to forward any non-http request

I'm actually facing an issue with some network-protocol related problem. I have my own domain, a owned DMZ, and externals users. In my DMZ, I have a reverse proxy who handle HTTP connection very ...
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How does ping work over a proxy?

I'd changed my machine's proxy to connect to a network, but later when I came back to my home network, while chrome and other browsers could not connect, I could ping sites from the terminal and even ...
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how to use ssh to forward the telnet trafic

I have to run a telnet connection between two network elements. The server is located after a firewall, and the IP address of the client can not connect it. My idea is to use a third server as a ...
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onion-style encryptions in ssh multi-hop commands

In what we could call the canonical multi-hop ssh example, we can see that the following command would route the user's ssh traffic through three (fictitious) consecutive nodes: ssh ...
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SSH through proxy with nc and no_proxy variable

I'm behind a HTTP proxy and I'm trying to connect to a remote machine from my Ubuntu note via ssh. If I configure my .ssh/config as Host test HostName 55.66.77.88 ProxyCommand nc -X connect -x ...
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Ways OpenDNS could be bypassed

Operating System: Windows 10 Pro Hello everyone, I'm having an issue regarding some ways that people could possibly bypass OpenDNS's software. I am testing ways of which this can happen, in order ...
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Internet explorer proxy does not follow exceptions after reboot

After a reboot any proxy exceptions are ignored by Internet explorer 11. I can go to the list, add an ";" at the end and apply and everything will work as excpected. After a reboot the same behaviour ...
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How to Implement Distinct DNS and Proxy Settings for Concurrent Users?

Question In order to implement parental controls on a Linux machine, how do you configure User Specific DNS configuration, or Proxy Settings? Caveats Distinct Configurations for Concurrent Users: ...
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Root HTTPS request to HTTP for internal use

My configuration consists on two virtual machines (both CentOs 6) VM_A: Application server VM_B: Proxy server with squid The setup for my test How can I root https request to http request for ...
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How to cache text/event-stream data in squid 4.x?

I would like to cache data transferred by git clone via HTTPS which seems to be of type text/event-stream. The cacheing either fails with TCP_CLIENT_REFRESH_MISS/200 or TCP_MISS_ABORTED/200 according ...
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Why using a proxy server prevents accessing to local addresses?

I wasn't able to reach a local address. I have searched the web and eventually learned that I have to turn off the proxy server (or add exception sites) in order to access local addresses. However, I ...
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Transparent proxying for all docker containers

I'm running docker containers from behind a corporate firewall and it is always problematic that I have to set the proxying parameters in each container. This is especially bad when I run builds from ...
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What do I need to know before building my own censor avoider? Trying to understand “http proxy” projects

My question is similar to this one but I am looking to build my own, preferably contributing to open source projects along the way. But before I begin I need some help understanding some meta ...
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How can I approximate impact of using proxies on cURL request time using CURLINFO_*_TIME?

Below is a small dataset from which I'm trying to answer two questions: How much time did the proxy take to connect to the API server? How much time did the API request take to return? The basic ...
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Can proxytunnel understand apache reverse proxy?

I'm trying to use the proxytunnel function in parallel with Apache mod_proxy for a SSH tunnel through HTTP. Here is my setup: GOAL: ssh from gateway to destination using proxy bypass CURRENT ...
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How to use programs on a restricted internet connection

My current internet connection blocks certain websites (Including steampowered.com) and to access these websites I use tor browser (using meek-google). Is there any way to use programs like steam on ...
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Resolving VirtualBox's DNS through proxy server

My host is OSX and VirtualBox guest is Linux. I enter a socks5 proxy in proxifier and check "Resolve hostnames through proxy". In Safari both my IP address and DNS is changed to whatever remote proxy ...
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How do I install a proxy on my mac?

I'm having a problem here. I'm trying to use a chinese proxy for my macbook pro. But when I change it, the ip adress is still the same. How do I change that? Or better, how do I set up a proxy in a ...
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Chrome not using configured proxy

I am fighting and losing trying to set a proxy in Chrome that is signed into a school account. When I sign out of the account the proxy works, when I sign back in the proxy seems to stop working. Now ...
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How to transparently add basic authentication

I have some (stupid) network cameras which require basic authentication in order to access their mjpeg stream. This can unfortunately not be turned off. My requirement is to have a simple img tag in ...
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DNS Tunneling vs Proxy vs VPN?

I looked around but I couldn't find anything that would fully answer this. So, what are the differences? Also, by proxy I mean either HTTP or SOCKS.