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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ProxyCap refuses to tunnel connections

I have installed the latest version of ProxyCap (5.27), enabled it and configured a block all rule (internet access should be restricted). However, it doesn't work. The software is running as well as ...
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Tunnel PuTTY through PuTTY proxy

I have a seedbox that I'm also currently using as a proxy to bypass georestrictions on websites. I also wish to be able to open an SSH session to this server from my workplace, but the firewall ...
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avoid sock puppet detection(creating two account) in a site

some sites block your account if they detect a sock puppeting (creating more than one account for one person). Somehow when you create an account**(A)** ,then reinstall your system and create an ...
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Creating a proxy with netcat

I'm trying to setup a permanent proxy server for one of my servers to reroute connections having issues. The proxy server is running Centos 7 x86 User -UDP or TCP-> Proxy -> Server I am am ...
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How can I proxy HTTP connections for URLs that involve port numbers

I have a setup where I can arrange access to a machine on a private network, on which I run an HTTP proxy which I access via an ssh tunnel (it only listens on localhost) to gain access to web ...
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How can I let all my docker containers use my proxy?

I am running docker on Debian Jessie which is behind a corporate proxy. To be able to download docker images, I need to add the following to my /etc/defaults/docker ...
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Allow URL:Port in Forefront TMG

I have Forefront TMG 2010 installed as a Proxy server to limit internet access to users. I usually have the following issues: 1- I can't configure Email clients (Outlook) with URLs of POP/IMAP and ...
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Need assistance to get proxy to work on VPN for Macs

Our company uses the AT&T Global VPN client for our remote users. Once they are on the VPN client, internet traffic goes thru proxy servers setup with an autoconfig URL. The problem is when the ...
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how to configure WPAD in Centos 7 using squid, BIND, DHCP

i am new to linux and using centos 7 to configure proxy server. With the manual configuration my proxy server is working fine but now i want to use auto proxy detect, becase there are different ...
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iOS 8 https proxy not working

I use Cellist from the Mac App Store as a http/s proxy on my mac and it supposedly was possible to intercept https traffic via MITM attacks with it, but ever since iOS 8 there must have been a change ...
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How to setup a SMTP hook

I have an edimax ic3140w camera on a domestic alarm system which provides out of the box event notification through: - Email (SMTP) - FTP upload - Push Notifications ideally I'd like to have the ...
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How to redirect smtp request to local mta suffixing email recipient?

I am planning to use a local smtp server as a gateway, prior to sending outgoing mails to proper smtp server, based on e-mail providers domain. I could use a classic method (in the mail client, change ...
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is a reverse proxy with mod_security as good as a local mod_security install?

I am playing with various configurations of web servers and reverse proxies, and I am somewhat curious as to whether a mod_security running on a reverse proxy can be as effective as mod_security ...
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How to log HTTPS traffic

I want to log https traffic of my network without loosing certificates trusts and without a proxy. I need to log "only" source ip, remote hostname and data traffic amount. Should be easy to get ...
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How to automatically log-in to remote MySQL instance via ssh behind another host?

I have an alias set up to ssh to a remote machine through a proxy ... alias sshcmd='ssh -t davea@proxy ssh destmachine' but I want to set up an alias where I ssh into the remote machine and then ...
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Connect to ssh (port 22) through tunnel opend in putty - Windows -

I want to connect to a remote sever (host1) that accessible only from it's private network. Another server (host2) accessible from the Internet. I opened a tunnel to host2 using putty and tested it's ...
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Curl shows redirection to localhost

I am using an iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) running Yosemite 10.10.2 (14C109). Recently I ran a curl command and it appears as though there is a local proxy or server running on my computer. Here is the ...
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Fast http tunnel through transparent http proxy

I want to create a fast http tunnel through a very restrictive firewall (BLOXX). As far as I know only TCP port 80 is allowed going through a transparent proxy. Https traffic is also captured, working ...
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How can a reverse proxy be specified in windows?

End goal: Intercept HTTP request destined for xyz.com, reply with static precomputed response. I have used mitmproxy before in reverse mode to accomplish this using a web browser but my goal is to ...
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“The proxy server is refusing connections” but I'm not using a proxy?

I was using Chrome normally then saw this message The proxy server is refusing connections which I didn't understand what it means, so I tried a few websites then tried Firefox and also IE but none of ...
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How to get the IP address from the proxy name?

When I open the browser, it jumps out a inputbox with this string: moz-proxy://partnerproxy.xxx.co.jp:86 I think this is a proxy server name, but how to get the IP address from this?
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Connected to OpenVPN server (through WiFi), changing DNS on unprotected adapter stops Internet entirely

So whenever I connect to an OpenVPN with a configuration file I notice two things: The TAP- adapter has no gateway of it's own. Is that normal? Trying to resolve this problem: I copied all the ...
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Make private computer's IP accessible by server

To say it in other words: My computer has an IP address 1.1.1.1 and the server has an IP address 2.2.2.2. My computer can access the server's IP 2.2.2.2 and work with services running on its ports ...
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How to setup a private captive network using Wi-Fi at a tradeshow for in-booth app demos?

We all know trades shows could charge 1,000’s of dollars for basic Internet connectivity. As an app developer what option do we have if you want to show your latest world killing app? We were ...
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nginx http to https proxy with self-signed certificate

I have an nginx proxy to redirect http requests with a specified port to another https url. Here is my configuration so far: server { listen 59848; location / { resolver 8.8.8.8; ...
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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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difference between parent and sibling in squid's cache_peer directive

I want to know what differs in the following two lines: cache_peer cache.myparent.example parent 3128 3130 cache_peer cache.sibling.example sibling 3128 3130 For you reference, this says: If ...
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Is it possible to use Whatsapp as a proxy on Android? [closed]

My carrier has made all Whatsapp traffic free from billing. I was simply curious if it was possible to utilize Whatsapp as a traffic proxy for other internet traffic, or whether their end-to-end ...
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Why proxy doesn’t work

I would like to configure http-proxy to access my web-site anonymously (want to learn properties of this type of connection and check detection of anonymous users). But either I don’t understand ...
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Networking: fallback failed requests to another network interface

I'm on a linux workstation behind a microsoft proxy server so I've installed cntlm to handle proxy authentication. Now I want to add some more complexity; I want failed requests to use another ...
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Have privoxy accept multiple simultaneous connections from Iceweasel (a firefox fork)

I'm using privoxy to forward requests to tor and I've set my proxy server within my browser to send requests to privoxy on127.0.0.1:8118 but it seems it can only handle one connection at a time. I've ...
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Give a command HTTP proxy auth access

I'd like to let a command (wsimport) access a URL through an HTTP proxy with authentication. It can be configured to use a proxy, but not with auth. I was wondering if a tool such as netcat, or any ...
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Cannot open one specific website on one machine

I recently stepped upon a very weird problem. There is a website and mail server running on a domain XYZ.com (example) It is blocked only on one specific pc in the whole company (there are 10 of ...
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Can ISPs still throttle torrent traffic when using socks?

I've seen guides telling users to use a VPN or SSH tunnel to avoid ISP throttling of bittorent traffic, but if you use a SOCKS(5) proxy wouldn't it be just as effective? My understanding of SOCKS is ...
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Share access to HTTP server on OSX?

I recently became aware of http://docs.vagrantup.com/v2/share/, which enables: HTTP sharing will create a URL that you can give to anyone. This URL will route directly into your Vagrant ...
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Use my pc as a proxy server in restricted countries

I access the internet through the university wifi. I mean I don't have access to the router. I want my family and friends to use my laptop as a proxy server (when my laptop is on) to access filtered ...
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Cache all web pages - Squid or alternatives?

I'm using Squid 3.5.1 (the diladele version from http://squid.diladele.com/) on my own Windows 8.1 PC to cache everything from the web pages that I visit. Here's what I have in mind : When I visit ...
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Nginx Load Balancer redirecting instead of proxying VMware Horizon View

I have two VMware Horizon View security servers (ss0.domain.net, ss1.domain.net) that leverage HTML access that I'd like to load balance behind Nginx (lb0.domain.net). Both security servers are ...
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Force all traffic through proxy

My scenario is like this: I connect to my university server from my home (using Bitvise, Putty or SSH). I enabled SOCKS/HTTP proxy forwarding. I can configure my internet browsers to use this proxy ...
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setup socks proxy on vps with multiple IPs for specific users

I have a VPS centos7x64 with 17 IP's. 16 of them is ipv6. What I want is 17 ssh socks proxies for 17 users, so lets say user15 would get 15th IP from total list of 17. First user will use my only ipv4 ...
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Virtualhost access through HTTP proxy

Given the fact that every HTTP proxy rewrites the "Host" header, for example, if i send a request to xxx.com with the header "Host: yyy.com", every HTTP proxy will change it in a request to xxx.com ...
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cntlm to use hash instead of password?

As my title says I want to add hash in my /etc/cntlm.conf instead of directly pasting the password. So I'm using sudo cntlm -H -c /etc/cntlm.conf command but it is leading to a prompt asking to enter ...
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I can't access my server on VM (VirtualBox) in centOS 7

I do install VirtualBox on Windows 7, and create a virtual machine, which install centOS 7. Then in centOS7 perform the installation of CollabNet Subversion Edge, following this information as a guide ...
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Squid cache everything for ever

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and installed squid via yast. I want to cache everything on my localhost, web pages, ISO, distribution packages. The problem is that my /var/cache/squid directory stays ...
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Apache Spark cluster through a proxy?

This is more a speculative question to those with more networking / Apache Spark experience than me. My current setup: two 32GB, 4GHz Core i7 machines I'd love to tie into a Spark cluster. However, ...
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Let i2p works via VPN on VPS

There is VPS with OpenVPN and i2prouter on board. It is possible to send all traffic from local machine via VPN (using OpenVPN client). When VPN is off, I can forward localhost:4444 (for i2p proxy) to ...
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Routing traffic around packet loss and high ping areas?

I am trying to find out how to change the route my traffic takes in order to avoid servers which are causing me packet loss. I have traced the route and I know the servers addresses, but the owners ...
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How does google know where I am behind socks proxy?

Setup: Ubuntu Desktop. Firefox without flash or java. Using Socks 5 proxy. Wired connection. All history/cookies cleared. All other websites, including ip and location detecting sites like ...
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Make Chrome use SSL tunnel as a proxy (HTTP CONNECT) for HTTP requests

I want to make Chrome use SSL for all outgoing requests to a proxy (which I control). The proxy can accept a plain HTTPS connection (as a transparent proxy), and it also supports a non-encrypted HTTP ...
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Setting DD-WRT router to use a proxy

I have a dd-wrt router connected on the network of my school and the computers connected on the router network must set the proxy of my school to access Internet. So I would like to set my router with ...