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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What is the simplest way to download with wget in remote putty terminal using my local windows internet connection

I'd like to initate a download using wget in a remote putty terminal (i.e. an ubuntu server), but using my local windows internet connection. I guess there is two way to achieve this: run an HTTP ...
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How do I proxy just certain sites?

Time Warner has apparently blocked access to trackers that are used by thepiratebay. I need to bypass this somehow, but I don't need to bypass everything. Turns out after downloading the initial ...
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I am trying to create a configuration file for Squidguard to rewrite Google search requests to append safe search

I am trying to configure a squidguard proxy server to rewrite search requests for Google to append the safe search tag (&safesearch...) at the end of the url. I have an SSL decryption module for ...
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Allowing authenticated access to a site without giving credentials to the local users

I'm administrating a company where we have a single account with a service website and we would like users to be able to access that website as if they were authenticated with the company's account. ...
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IE proxy settings reset themselves

I cannot successfully save proxy settings for my Windows 7 computer. I already reset my IE, it did not help. I ran process monitor on my computer after entering the proxy settings and found that the ...
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SSH tunnel through Android

I've been having some trouble with SOCKs proxies and Windows. Currently I have mapped my local port 22222, to my ssh server at home. When I configure my browser to manually push all traffic through ...
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Proxy for http digest auth connections

I'm behind a http proxy, so far so good, the problem is that recently the admins changed the auth method of the proxy from basic to digest and suddenly almost all of my internet apps stop working ...
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https connection in internet sharing through a proxy server

I have two computers (A and B) and a "https" proxy server P on port 80. B has 2 NICs (n1 and n2). B shares the internet connection with A on n1. If A has set P in its browser and tries to open a https ...
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rTorrent access tracker with proxy?

all tracker domain was blocked in my ISP I can create proxy with ssh -D and use privoxy to trans socks5 proxy to http proxy, the proxy works well How I can use proxy it only when rTorrent access ...
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Working around Active Directory's dynamic port range

I have a need to authenticate users against Active Directory (which uses dynamic ports), but the networking group within the organization will not allow us to open up such a large range of ports. I ...
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Do chrome desktop apps use the proxy?

I have the chrome browser on my linux laptop, and Chrome starting supporting web apps that can run on your desktop, instead of in the browser. So in my browser I configured a proxy, which is working ...
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How proxychains-ng works?

After reading proxychains-ng's source code, I still can't figure out how it actually work. (I am a absolute newbie to computer network.) Does proxychains-ng redirect all network access into another ...
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Redirect ALL web traffic through TLS without a VPN

Assumptions: Server: I have a Debian Squeeze server, routable on the public Internet, with a static IPv4 address. I have unrestricted access to modify the software on the server. The server can ...
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How to change the default `Using this proxyserver: 127.0.0.1:8888`?

How to change the default Using this proxyserver: 127.0.0.1:8888 instead of resetting it? c:\Temp>choco install notepadplusplus The default install location has been changed to ...
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HAProxy to handle multiple application subfolders in the same port

I have one application running on tomcat port 8086, and also Haproxy acting as a web server, I can load the application by going to IP/appname but this application has 3 different folders. I need to ...
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How to find the Proxy Server Address for my connected wifi network

I am using my college wifi which requires me to login and authenticate through a web-browser login form.i want to find my server's proxy address and port number to download without logging in.I ...
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Need assistance SECURELY accessing home network from Android device

First I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecure method and is exactly the solution I a trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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PHP-FPM: if “part of PHP”, then how to run as separate proxy to Nginx?

In writeups of PHP-FPM, websites tell me that it's been a part of PHP since 5.3.3. What does this mean? If I have PHP 5.3.8 installed on my server and already being used inside Apache (to which ...
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Using Apache as a reverse proxy for gitlab omnibus

I'm using GitLab Omnibus on a CentOS6.5 server. The gitlab nginx server listen on the 6543 port (Apache already using 80 and 443). I want to use Apache as a reverse proxy to access GitLab with that ...
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CNTLM for Windows stopped working

I have Windows 8.1 64bit and CNTLM version 0.92.3. It was working perfectly on my machine before it stopped working 1 week ago. The service still starts correctly but when i use cntlm proxy this ...
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How can I enable/disable the URL filter in Smoothwall Express via command line?

I'd like to use Smoothwall Express 3.1 for blocking access to certain websites during office hours. It seems that the web interface lacks a timed url filter access restriction, but it might still be ...
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Proxy autoconfig: SOCKS5 that works with all browsers?

I have a PAC file that mostly works. I want to browse some sites through a US SOCKS5 proxy, so I do: var proxy_us = "SOCKS5 x.y.z.w:1080"; and return that from FindProxyForURL. The problem here is ...
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user's mail server credentials for squid proxy

I have mail(virtual server, xen virtualization) and proxy servers on different physical machines. I have to configure squid proxy in such a way that users should be able to authenticate proxy using ...
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Downloading Images through Wget With Proxy

I've written a ruby tool to download multiple images. However, this time I'm having to configure wget with a proxy. Prefix is the specified directory of where I want the images to go and md5_sum is a ...
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How can I verify that Polipo is caching?

I'm making requests to several thousand unique URLs on each run of a JVM program, and I want to cache the requests. I've got Polipo up and running, and I've configured my Java app to proxy HTTP ...
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tunnel all traffic of a p2p/DHT app through proxy to an external server

I am playing with http://telehash.org/ a protocol using DHT distributed hash tables, all its traffic is sent on a certain port (42424). And I want to do this while in my workplace where a ...
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SSH reverse proxy

I am setting up a Gitlab server (https://about.gitlab.com/) inside a virtual machine using KVM on a Ubuntu 14.04 host. My university charges us for every external IP address, so I cannot use bridged ...
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Squid: ACL based on date

Is their any ACL element in squid to restrict, based on a particular date or giving access based on date? I have checked the time ACL element, and its not possible to give any date, only time of day ...
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Why does Firefox not auto-detect the proxy after upgrading to version 31?

My Firefox cannot detect the proxy any more after upgrading it to version 31. The proxy setting inside Firefox network option is Auto-detect proxy settings for this network. Before upgrading to ...
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use sock proxy in command line

I set up the sock proxy using ssh with Secrete socks successfully and I can visit the web site that is blocked previously (say youtube, Yes, I live in China). The problem is I still have issue in ...
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Sniff non-HTTP packets from iOS device

I have an iOS app, which is really crappy, that work as a remote for my TV. I want to reverse engineer the API and build a web based control instead. I have used the BURP Suite to sniff the HTTP ...
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How to Set Up Nginx as a Reverse Proxy

I am trying to set up nginx to behave as a reverse proxy listening on a subdomain we control. I have followed examples found online and they mostly work with one exception that isn't clear to me. ...
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Need help monitoring latop/vpn traffic for interruptions

I have much trouble with dropping vpn connections (I can only connect through to one of the 2 vpn servers in the first place). Right now I'm using the Windows 7 resource monitor utility to try to ...
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Making proxies on Debian

Hi guys I am trying to create SOCKS Proxies on my VPS and currently am not getting too far so any help is well appreciated. Here's a few details on my VPS: It is running Debian linux, has 512mb ram ...
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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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How to configure Proxychains in backtrack?

I am trying to configure proxychains.conf file but when i run any application from proxychains like firefox, it can't open the webpage and also terminal is showing "need more proxies !" ?? I have ...
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Nginx in front of Apache and retain logins

I've googled for a while and searched super user and can't seem to find anything regarding my current issue. I'll try to explain it as best as I can. I have two servers, at two different geographical ...
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Script for one time proxied firefox

I want to change firefox proxy settings on the fly (no, I will not be installing a 3rd party extension for this). I want to open up an instance of firefox without changing my default proxy settings. ...
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squid proxy slow response

We are using the squid proxy in our setup and implemented as transparent proxy with user authentication. Before couple of days, while we are trying to setup the iptables the squid started performing ...
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Redirect all LAN network traffic to external proxy server

I have an external VPS that acts as Proxy (SQUID) and I'd like to force all the network connections requested by all my LAN devices to be handled by the proxy without singular configurations on the ...
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How can I configure a web-based proxy?

I already know how to create some proxies to bypass firewalls with ssh, such as a SOCKS or PuTTY proxy. I also know about httptunnel. But I want/need is something like surfola.com: I'd like to ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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youtube-dl: use proxy on error

I'm using youtube-dl to download videos from youtube by playlists. Unfortunately, a ton of music videos are blocked in my country and youtube-dl spits out an error on those. There is the -i option to ...
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FreeBSD - How can I let server A get web access via server B over a specific port?

Setup: Server A: FreeBSD 10 - IP: 100.100.100.100 Server B: FreeBSD 9 - IP: 200.200.200.200 Both servers use pf.conf. Desired result: I want server A to be able to get web access (port 80) via ...
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Speed up proxy connection download speed

In my country http://youtube.com is banned and I cannot download from it so I used proxy(with Freegate),but now the download speed comes down(instead of 60KB/sec it's now about 20KB/s). why this ...
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Don't reverse-proxy robots.txt

I do not want to reverse-proxy robots.txt. How would I use a RewriteRule to redirect any request to the same robots.txt? For example, I want the RewriteRule to do this: ...
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Port forwarding does not work for http sites

I am connecting to office network through VPN. I have two servers A and B. I have ssh tomcat access to A through VPN but not to B. When I ssh into A, from there I can ssh into B. Also, B is running ...
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Lan settings constantly being changed to proxy server in Windows 8.1

Now matter which of three ways I go in and change my settings to automatically detect, within 15 to 30 seconds it flips back to having the proxy server option checked. This started happening two, ...
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what is wrong with my squid configuration?

I installed squid3 on my Debian server and replaced squid.conf with this code acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 acl localnet src myip/24 ...
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All VPNs are proxy servers but not all proxy servers are VPNs?

I'm having trouble understanding the difference between a VPN and a proxy server. When I connect to a VPN, other computers see the IP address of the VPN instead of the IP address of my ISP. But ...