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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How can I mount an SMB share over SOCKS proxy on OS X?

I have an SSH-based SOCKS proxy connection for securely connecting to a remote network, which I don't control. I connect with ssh -D 3128 ssh.example.com, and I have a Location set up in System ...
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Configuring Apache to use corporate proxy for external web requests

I have an Apache web server running on my intranet. I want all external HTTP/HTTPS requests from my Apache web app to use my company's intranet proxy. Environment Linux ...
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Firefox: Firefox Sync and Zscaler Firewall/Proxy not working

our network as been recently upgraded with the zsacler proxy solution. I was able to regain internet access by following that thread Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall. ...
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Preventing DNS tunneling

I recently viewed a pentesting webinar that demonstrated a DNS tunneling attack. In the question answer section of the webinar someone asked how such tunneling can be prevented. The advice was to ...
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Setting a proxy user/pass on OS-level on Windows 10

I am connecting to certain work server that only allows me to connect from one single IP every time. To solve this problem I created a server with a fixed IP and I use it as proxy. The problem is now ...
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How do I stop my wi-fi from acting as a proxy?

At my school, I could easily block websites by editing the hosts file on my Mac OS X. Now that I am home, nearly all of the websites are unblocked - strangely, a few are still blocked. After ...
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Pinging website returns 127.0.0.1

I have a website that cannot be loaded when browsing, so I pinged that website, it shows a reply from 127.0.0.1 (In a normal situation it will show our local IP address or proxy) I checked the ...
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How to setup a squid proxy server on Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS

At the moment I have Squid running as a cache on Ubuntu Sever 14.04 LTS. I installed Squid on that machine using apt-get install squid3 which works fine for caching websites but I would love to be ...
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Scanning local bind port

Recently a local security researcher found a vulnerability in a 3g company and he explained how to get free Internet using a vpn and connecting to a local port the software he used called pd-proxy ...
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Using Cntlm & PuTTY to use http/https through SSH Tunnel

Forgive my grammar and my bad English. I'll try to explain as clearly and concisely as I can! This is an overview of the network topology I am facing: MyWorkstation → Transparent Proxy → Internet ...
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Windows host file being ignored when using VPN or proxy

I'm using an app named Hostblock to prevent ads and other stuff from being loaded. it works perfect on normal Internet connection but when I use a VPN or http proxy they get ignored and ads load ...
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Broadcasting with socat via UDP, timeouts (maybe package lost?)

I want to setup a small broadcaster. I capture the stream from a program via UDP and broadcast it through the network (from IP *2 to *32, because just maximum 32 devices are connected). If I give ...
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How to ping behind a Proxy on Windows

I found this working solution for Linux. http://askubuntu.com/questions/428408/can-not-ping-google-using-proxy/428414 . Any suggestion for Windows? I tried: set ...
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SSL decrypting with Charles debugger

Situation I am using Charles Web Debugging proxy to analyze traffic and manipulate files. When I enable SSL Proxying for a certain web server, this server refuse me a connection with this error: ...
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Yocto, Bitbake: List of files, which are to download in the build-process

I started to set up Yocto and followed the official documentation. Problem is the companies' firewall, which doesn't allow me to access all files bitbake wants to download. Now I try to find out where ...
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Is there a way to run VPN behind a heavy handed uni firewall?

I would like to run a VPN or similar solutions to change my IP while surfing the web from my work PC. I am connected to internet via Ethernet, and through my university network, which is heavily ...
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Why can't I make a SSH over HTTPS tunnel to my home server?

I am trying to bypass a proxy server at my school due to it's unnecessary restrictiveness by using SSH tunneling over HTTPS. I have succeeded by using a free SSH tunneling service, and proxytunnel, ...
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FireFox 40: No Proxy(SOCKS5) Authorization Prompt

Mac OS X 10.10.5 Firefox 40.0.3 Does anyone know how to get FireFox to prompt for username/password when trying to set up a SOCKS5 proxy? I read that many people have issues with being asked to ...
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How to bypass/ignore proxy block protections on DC++ hubs

I bought this VPS and use it via SSH tunneling as socks proxy, it works great for web browsing and torrents, but 80% of DC++ hubs I connect, blocks me saying that proxy connection is forbidden and ...
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How to stop particular “proxy” like site from copying websites?

A few days ago we noticed a site on google that is an exact copy of several sites and we would like to stop it but we don't know how to, the ip is hidden by cloudflare and the domain registration is ...
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How can any “replace your DNS and watch netflix from another country” company work with HTTPS traffic?

There are many services like "unblock-us.com" that make it possible to use geo-restricted services from other countries. The setup is always the same: just replace DNS and that's it. My question is: ...
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How to run some apps with proxy in university/colleges?

(Win 10) Currently I run my internet on my college LAN connection that has a proxy. It requires some id like 1.2.3.4.... and port like 1234 and user id like 1234abcd and password. So whenever I try ...
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Sharing a proxied university LAN connection via a TP-LINK TP-WR740N router

I have access to university LAN that’s behind proxy and user-password authentication. They assign IP's via DHCP, so my IP changes all the time. Gateway, DHCP servers and DNS addresses remain constant. ...
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Using a proxy for traffic coming through Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport adapter

I'm trying to use Charles to inspect web requests from any devices I've connect to my laptop's wifi hotspot. However, none of the outgoing web traffic is captured (unless I originate the request from ...
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When using Charles Proxy with mobile devices, how can I allow a device?

I have Charles Proxy working fine for requests from OSX, and one Android device works fine. I have another android device with the same proxy settings on which Chrome just responds "Unable to connect ...
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How to untrust proxy or antivirus certificate and/or certificate authority?

I have antivirus inspecting my web traffic including HTTPs. In this question we discovered, that it installed it's self certificates or certificate authority (not sure about terminology). Now I wish ...
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Can a device be a proxy into another network?

I am trying to work out if this is possible, I'm sure it is but it would be advanced proxying which I am unsure of the terminology for. So I have a Device, lets call it A which is connected to a ...
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Proxy keeps changing to 127.0.0.1:8118 automaticaly [Windows 10]

it seems that my proxy is always changing automatically randomly. If I disable manual proxy configuration it turns on again. I've tried to delete some registry keys but the same keys appear again. ...
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How to thwart IP detection when using tor-proxies with WebRTC in Firefox

(Config: FF 40.x on an Ubuntu 14.04.3 box, along with Tor 0.2.4.27) I use Tor proxies in different countries to gain normal access to a number of specific URLs from their countries of origin ...
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Connecting to an UK only restricted API from a server overseas

I'm running/writing a little app that connects to an API that only allows UK traffic to access it. I'd like to run it on my web server which is hosted in the US. Is there some way I can make the API ...
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Is it possible to have incoming connections to an arbitrary port?

Is it possible to have incoming connections to an arbitrary port through a proxy / Tor / proxychains / free VPN etc? I need to run a remote desktop application and I route it through Tor etc. If the ...
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Tunnel through an http proxy

My college has an intranet set up with outside communication possible only through a certain (HTTP proxy) ip. The http proxy also uses filtering. But Tor works (with bridges) Psyphon too works. I need ...
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Squid3 Caching websites works but not for large files despite max size 6GB

For a homelab environment, I setup a Squid 3.3.8 Caching server on CentOS 7 (minimal) as a proxy server (not as the default gateway with transparent caching). With a Xubuntu client, I setup proxy ...
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How to route traffic through multiple servers for faster connection [closed]

Internet “speed” is not only dependent on what your ISP gives you but what servers give you, and the latter is independent of your ISP, so no matter how much you pay for Internet, some sites (most) ...
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nginx proxy location to hostname

I would like to point the url mydomain.de/plex to my plex server on myhomeserver. So I tried it with this config: upstream plex-upstream { server localhost:32400; } server { ...
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Cycle through proxies on Firefox?

I'm on a network that uses multiple proxies of the format N.N.N.x where x ranges between 1 and 11. Often I have to switch between proxies manually, and use Foxyproxy Standard to switch at the click ...
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Proxy isn't responding on IE and Chrome

I use Windows 7 32bit. 3-4 months ago, after I had lots of virus attacks, I used Kaspersky Antivirus to clean the malware and then I recovered my computer. Now Firefox is working with the Internet, ...
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Connecting to one proxy after connection to another proxy

I am required to connect to a proxy (eg. proxy.require.com) before I can access the Internet. After I successfully connect to the Internet, I would like to connect to another proxy server (eg. ...
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Is there any way to create proxy profiles in windows?

I have to change my proxy settings frequently because I get internet connection in different places like university, office, library and home. Whenever I get internet connection from one of those ...
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Wireless and Wired Network - iPad and Windows Proxy

I'm a developer trying to simplify the process of multi-platform web development and I would like to setup a proxy in windows 10 for an iPad or other device to use. Specifically I have an Android ...
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Proxy configuration in powershell

I'm trying to install chocolatey on an windows behind a proxy: @powershell -ExecutionPolicy unrestricted In power shell I'm executing $wc=new-object net.webclient; $wc.Proxy=new-object ...
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Proxy chains and ports, how do they interact?

I want to get a proxy chain going, and the port I want to use from my network is 8080. In other words, when I look at my networking data I want all my downloads/uploads to show all I am using is that ...
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Squid Proxy not resolving with configured DNS on Ubuntu

I have configured a squid proxy server using ntlm-active directory authentication which works fine when deployed in the LAN but when I move it to the DMZ, the authentication fails and hence clients ...
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Charles HTTP proxy/monitor not listing requests

I had some problems with Charles recently—it’s an HTTP proxy/monitor/reverse proxy—and today I decided to fix it (or at least try to). Removed Charles and everything connected with it, then downloaded ...
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No net access from cmd

tl/nr: I am behind a proxy. The proxy configuration comes with a pac file. The internet connection is working fine in browsers but not on cmd. How can I access internet from everywhere? Long: I am ...
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Active Directory and Proxy issues

I am faced by the strangest issue ever. We have a proxy server and had to change its IP once we changed, it some users were not able to browse some sites. The profiles did not Change but requests ...
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Using Fiddler to sniff HTTPS requests of any process (Proxifier)

As far as I understand Fiddler, it simply listens on localhost:8888 and changes the windows proxy settings to exactly that. So that every application that connects using that proxy sends the data ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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How to make Windows 10 play well with VPN and proxy?

I have your basic Cisco Anyconnect and W10. I finally got the cisco anyconnect software to run properly by running it in windows 7 mode. And note that this is a machine that was just upgraded a ...
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Match multi-line pattern in Charles proxy rewrite rule

In Charles proxy, I'm trying to use a rewrite rule to match a pattern that spans three lines in a response body, using \s* in the Match value (with 'Regex' checked) to match new lines. It appears ...