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 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.
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How to get my router to forward IP address to web app?

My web server is behind a Microtik router v6.1. My web app is only able to see the router's IP when referencing "REMOTE_ADDR" or "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR" (asp.net app). How do I enable "IP forwarding" ...
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SFTP to a host that can only be connected through SSH Bastion in Windows (Putty)

I don't even know how to explain this and the title might also be incorrect. But this is what I am trying to do, I use an SFTP plugin Sublime Text which connects to by dev machine (lets call it D) ...
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how does a sock proxy handle multiple connections

hi i was thinking about this and cant get my head around it. sock proxies can have multiple clients connected to them all sending and receiving data how does the sock keep track of who asked for what ...
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DNSCrypt not working - server certificate possibly expired

I have been using DNSCrypt for a few days (used this guide to install dominustemporis.com/2014/05/dnscrypt-on-windows-update/) and it has been working fine for a few days. Today I switched on my ...
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How to access a VPN server from a LAN with proxy

I have to use a proxy to access the internet. I have (I would rather be ...) the following situation: CLIENT HTTP/HTTPS Proxy:8080 ----------> VPN SERVER -----> CLIENT No Proxy I can not ...
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Why my server with a public IP address can only display its web page to my local network?

I can see the server's web page from my PC/phone on local network wifi. I cannot see the server's web page using 3G on phone or home wifi. I can ping to the server using my phone 3G. Any ...
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What information leaks through local DNS lookups when torrenting?

Using uTorrent + a Socks5 Proxy for anonymity, what kind of information might leak through local DNS lookups? Here's my current config: As you can see, I enabled local DNS lookups, and it severly ...
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How can I scp a file across two servers in one line? [duplicate]

I'm using Mac 10.9.5 and bash shell. In our environment, we have to go through a proxy (a CentOS machine) to SSH properly into a destination machine (another CentOS machine). What I would like to do ...
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Apache proxypass and multilingual domains

I have a website on domain.com which has multilingual content in URLs e.g.: domain.com/en for english domain.com/de for german domain.com/it for italian etc. These are not really directories - ...
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How to connect to VPN through Proxy Server

How do I connect to a VPN going through a proxy? I am currently at a client and they are using a Proxy to connect the users to the internet. I want to VPN back into my company to retrieve some ...
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Transparent proxy for wired+wireless network

I want to install squid as a transparent proxy for my home network. I have a HP microserver currently serving as my NAS+media server. I am thinking if I get a second NIC for the server I can lay the ...
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Analysing Akamai traffic [closed]

There's a site from which I have to get information from. This site streams a video file leaning against Akamai platform. I tried everything I know to gather information (the real video's url) while ...
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proxychains - same host, different ports

I got proxychains installed and working good. I added these two proxies to my file socks5 127.0.0.1 9050 socks5 127.0.0.1 5555 The first one is Tor, the second one is my remote server that I ...
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ssh, how to enable remote proxy?

I use this ssh -D 9999 root@my.server.ip Then I use firefox and put in the proxy settings as socks 5 , localhost, port 9999 This works fine, but what If I want several other people to use my server ...
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A Linux Firewall/Web-proxy suited to a blacklist-by-default policy for a single desktop [closed]

I am looking for a (suite of) tool(s) to strictly control outbound access to a small whitelist of globally deployed web-sites, for one Linux desktop (with one user). I am looking for a solution with ...
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Why isn't openssl s_client passing my private key to proxytunnel?

I currently have HAProxy set up on my home PC and I am attempting to access it through a HTTP proxy. Currently I am accessing the SSH logon prompt like so: openssl ...
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How to reset setting of an application in windows

Previously i had set global proxy using netsh winhttp set proxy : and also set the same proxy in internet options settings. It was working fine but few days later i changed my proxy and did the same ...
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Redirect traffic through port 80

My situation is as follow : I have a client on a network where only port 80 is open. I'd like to be able to connect to a FTP (port 20 - 21) from this client. Is there any way to redirect ...