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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Why don't you use root for browsing the internet

I am taking classes on, "Ethical Hacking" using Kali Linux as my main OS. This class deals with TOR and proxy configuration. He often says, "It's not a good idea to browse the internet as root." Why ...
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Windows Home Server as inline firewall with remote access

I have a DSL modem connected to Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 on a HP ProLiant Microserver N40L. This is connected on one NIC as the "red" line in and named Internet. A 2nd NIC on the HP server, ...
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Set proxy while sharing internet from dnsmasq server

I have a raspberry pi from which I am sharing internet to other hosts connected to it. Raspberry pi has internet connection on "wlan0" and other hosts are connected to "eth0". I have installed ...
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Is there a way to share a socks proxy with a router?

I'm connecting to my VPS in the US using ssh/socks proxy on my mac. Works a treat to watch netflix / geo-blocked content. Is there a way for my tomato router to connect via ssh/socks proxy and share ...
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Query related to functioning of proxy server

If in a LAN network provided by the college,there are some sites which are banned to access.So,can someone explain how does proxies like "psiphon" allow us to access those sites
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Do Proxies Completely Mask Your Traffic?

If you route both your upload and downloads through a proxy can your ISP or "prying eyes" still see what your traffic is? Does the proxy encrypt the traffic in a way so that it is not decipherable? ...
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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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Using putty and plink to proxy connect

I'm trying to emulate the ProxyCommand feature of OpenSSH with PuTTY on Windows. I've found this which talks about using the Proxy tab and setting a local proxy of plink with the -nc argument. When I ...
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Can I make a network for devices to connect to my computer (to use it as a proxy)?

I would like to use my Windows 7 laptop to host a network that I can connect other devices to, and use the laptop (and Tor, if need be) as a proxy, to make devices I connect with will be anonymously ...
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How to be untraceable when visiting a website?

I would like to access (possibly simultaneously) a website with two different profiles. The point is that I need the two profiles not be connectable to the same person. I did some research by my own ...
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Configure a VPS to map incoming IPs as outgoing IPs for SOCKS5?

I've purchased a VPS service which supports adding additional IPs, which I've done. All IPs connect to the same VPS and I can connect to them via SSH forwarding for SOCKS5: ssh user@host -N -D port ...
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Mystery Proxy Appears in Internet Options (in Control Panel)

I keep having my "Internet Properties" use a proxy for the Local Area Network, and I don't know where it's coming from. I thought maybe I had a virus, so I scanned with Eset and found nothing. The ...
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Apache as Proxy server insert html to every traffic pass through proxy

I'm using Apache 2.4 on Windows, i config apache as a proxy server. and i try to use mod_layout 5.1 to insert html,php to footer on every http traffic pass through proxy. This is my network What i ...
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DD-WRT Router and Squid3 transparent box denying everything

As the title implies, I have a DD-WRT router that I use for the wi-fi network. What I want is to have my wi-fi traffic sent to my squid box so that I can monitor what is being sent over the wi-fi ...
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Proxy refuses the CONNECT method

I am trying to git clone from my work. The squid proxy is very restrictive and only accept HTTP(s) queries using a particular user-agent. This can be tricked with git using the http/user-agent config....
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Bypass routers vpn with proxy

I have openvpn on openwrt router. I need to exclude some services i.e steam. Because Steam uses many ports and games also use different ports its hard to make rules for them. So I think good option ...
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How to prefetch HTTP requests in squid?

I'm looking for a (set of) configuration directive(s) or workarounds to make squid 4.x prefetch HTTP requests (e.g. of a link elements on HTML sites). I know about the downsides and that this doesn't ...
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My Ethernet modem disconnects during download at high speed when using proxy software

please my Ethernet modem keeps disconnecting after some seconds or minutes when downloading files at high speed and I have to unplug and re-plug the modem before internet connection is restored. This ...
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How do I detect type of proxy

I have a proxy connection to one server. I need to know the type of proxy is it https tunnel or is it a standard ssl web proxy? How do I can do this? Note: This proxy is created inside of a program,...
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Is it possible to keep Windows start menu search from accessing the internet?

I have just set up a new PC with a fresh installation of Windows 10. The PC is connected to my company's network, and must make use of a proxy server to connect to the internet, because of company ...
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Changing proxy from console

I have a little problem with proxy, I'm trying to change the address with reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" ^/v ProxyEnable /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f reg add "HKCU\...
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Use proxy on Firefox, but not for https

My company uses a proxy, but does allow https directly. Don't ask me why. I tried to add an exception to the proxy settings, but https://* does not work. I also tried to disable "Use this proxy ...
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downloading torrent on a WiFi connection that requires proxy

our college WiFi does not block torrents but any connection has to be made through a proxy server. when I use my phone as a hot spot, all my torrents download fine. when I use the proxied WiFi however,...
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Saving Proxy-Credentials (basic authentication) on windows

In our company we use a https-proxy to access the internet. While this works ok on most applications(browser) there are always application that crash or have massive issues when they reveive a 407-...
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Scan outgoing traffic for sensitive data

I run Windows on my desktop, but I would be willing to route my traffic through a Linux box if required. I've had two instances of my credit card being misused in two months now. Despite being ...
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Using VPN on host then Proxy on VMware guest?

I have been working on the for 9 hours and I cannot find a solution. I want to run my VPN on my host computer and then use a proxy on the vmware machine. If I run the vpn through my host computer I ...
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mitmproxy ignore all websocket connections

At the moment, mitmproxy doesn't seem to be able to handle websocket connections. How can I just pass these on so that clients can still connect with a websocket server? Here's my current command: ...
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Google Chrome doesn't trust mitmproxy's certficates

I'm running mitmdump (from mitmproxy) on my Macbook Pro, and I'm connecting to the proxy through my Windows desktop PC. However, Chrome (running on the PC) refuses to connect to so many sites because ...
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Setting proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection using command line on Mac OSX

I want to know how to set the proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection like in network preferences, but using the shell. I have tried looking around but I only am finding commands like: networksetup -...
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Site shows blank page, but not with proxy

I am attempting to access the popular site, Deposits.org. When I go there, I get a blank page. When I view source, that is also completely empty. But I'm able to see the site through an anonymous ...
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How to access video streaming site using proxy [closed]

IS there any proxy site or trick which can be helpful to open blocked sites . I can access site using anonymouse.org and other sites but a site which have some video don't work . Is there any way .
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changing DNS setting doesn't seem to have any effect

I am currently on Windows 10, and trying to use dnscrypt to proxy my DNS lookup from port 53 to some other port so it will bypass transparent DNS. however, when I change my windows DNS setting to 127....
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How to setup my linux machine as a dns proxy server

I have enabled ip forwarding in my kali linux machine and have set that machine's ip address (192.168.43.88) as the default gateway on a second machine (192.168.43.234) in the same subnet. Primary DNS ...
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How to access local resources over proxy

So I have a raspberry pi that is acting as a proxy server (privoxy) on my home network. I can access that Pi through Hamachi (I know it's not ideal, but it gets the jobs done well enough). However, I ...
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LAN settings don't save (“managed by your system administrator”)

I'm using WiFi connections or a 3G modem to connect to the Internet, but sometimes the connections break and the LAN settings change to use a proxy server. I have never set a proxy server, and I do ...
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Proxy for list of addresses in Linux/Gnome3

I'm looking for a system-wide setting to use a specific proxy for a list of URLs on a machine running Archlinux and Gnome 3. The setup is like the following: company_proxy |- internal URL 1 |- ...
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Stunnel PSK Error

I have build a anonymous stunnel 5.29 + squid 3.3 SSL proxy server for few purpose and I want to enable PSK authorization. The configuration of the stunnel server: pid = /run/stunnel.pid chroot = /...
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How to configure cygwin git to work behind proxy?

I am using Windows 7 x64. I have installed Git for Windows and cygwin's git. These are the installed versions for Git for Windows: user@machine MINGW64 ~ $ uname -a MINGW64_NT-6.1 machine 2.4.0(0....
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Setting system wide http(s)/ftp proxy with username and password on Ubuntu/Mint

At my office I was given a pac file in order to connect to our proxy. The pac file is just a bunch of ignore-this-internal-site-and-that-local-site along with a proxy for other connections, let's call ...
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How to make sure our script is using a proxy

I have a python script I made which requests pages on the web. I am using a mac os and am using a socks proxy on 127.0.0.1:9150 on my wifi (pass all apps thru proxy --tor--). Using wireshark, how do I ...
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Routing incoming http requests over tor socks

I am trying to make a proxy server for some privacy. I couldn't find any way to use tor as a http proxy server without external modules. I have two machine, one of them is a client which use the other ...
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Safari and Chrome will not use Web Proxy (HTTP) on OS X El Capitan

I've built a simple reverse proxy and have confirmed that it is running well by configuring Windows and Linux systems to use it. I've also used 'curl' on OS X to confirm that it is working as it ...
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Putty doesn't work beyond proxy

I can browse the internet by setting up Firefox to use a proxy server on port 8080 with need of authentication. It seems that everything else is blocked by the proxy server. For example, in command ...
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apache proxypass https to http not working

I have the following configuration: An apache with SSL configured and this server is accessible via the internet. A second apache in the local network of the other apache but this one don't have SSL ...
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SMTP cache / proxy server for server fault protection

I am trying to find something that I would install on a dedicated server that would receive SMTP requests. This software would send theses requests to my STMP server, but if the server is not online, ...
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How to set up a locally run proxy?

As the question states, I'd like to set up a node proxy and run it locally on my computer. However, how do I configure my settings so that the local proxy server's requests go through to their ...
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Proxy stack configuration for KDE and ZSH

I have the following stack: Ubuntu 14.04 ZSH KDE Firefox Chrome PyCharm/other GUI applications ssh/git/wget/curl/etc from terminal And I'm behind a proxy server, http:proxy.server.com. I set up ...
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Can I connect by using double/nested proxy?

Suppose that I want to connect to internet through proxy server A. If I am in a network where connection to external network should go through proxy server B, is it possible to do this? Is there any ...
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Connected to VPN and now services are requesting login using VPN

I recently installed 'Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client' to connect to my organisation's network. This starts automatically on startup and works perfectly. The problem is though that now when ...
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How does the internet/proxy works? [closed]

I know. The title is not so specific. My question may range from "simple router at home" from "the whole internet". I have a background in Networking, complicated answers will be apreciate, but one ...