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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Test https proxy by java on linux

anyone know some kind of site to test java but over an https connection ? I am experiencing a problem to connect to https site by java.. I configured all proxy on java by ...
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Ubuntu in virtual machine behind proxy can't ping

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.desktop on VMware. I'm connecting to the Internet through a proxy. I can browse with Firefox, but when I try to ping any domain, I get this message: 12 packets transmitted, ...
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send request headers to webserver

in linux, how can i send GET request headers to my test-dev web server im currently working on a vulnerability issue that involves reverse proxy bypass and requires me to change my mod_rewrite ...
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Tunneling ssh via a SOCKS5 Proxy on Windows

I'm using Windows 7 over my 'restricted' campus network. I use Heroku Toolbelt to work with heroku projects, which inturn uses git and ssh on port 22. However, port 22 is blocked in my campus. Can i ...
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Tunnel HTTP traffic through a linux server

I want to tunnel data (HTTP / HTTPS) from one linux server through another to access proxies. The reason I cannot go straight to the proxies is because they are all firewalled and I have far too many ...
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How to setup Squid to connect to custom ports

I have Webmin running on my server on the custom port. I have successfully installed and setup Squid, same on my server. It works fine with other sites but when I try to connect to: ...
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How to I capture HTTP header traffic in my home network

I'm trying to experiment with some HTTP data for a personal project. What I would like to do is capture all the HTTP traffic that passes through my Wifi Router at home and use that data for some ...
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How to bypass proxy for a domain exept when it starts with WWW

Our company has a website that is hosted online and can be access only through proxy. However, there are many web application servers which have the same domain suffix but are internal and needs to be ...
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MinGW installer not working with proxy

Situation I want to install minGW and msys on a work pc, but I'm behind a proxy. The proxy settings are configured to auto detect in both internet explorer and firefox. The proxy is a http proxy on ...
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I want to RDP to my server that is behind a squid3 proxy

I want to be able to rdp into my server behind squid3 proxy (on ubuntu). This is a windows 2000 server and is used for testing. I need it behind a proxy so that it is off my normal network as it is a ...
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Privoxy block image

I have a privoxy adblocker setup on my raspberry pi with the adblock plus lists. It is working perfectly, all the ads are getting blocked perfectly. I have a problem tough. When the ads are blocked, ...
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How to use OpenVPN behind a HTTP and HTTPS proxy?

I have to use a proxy to access the internet. I want create a VPN server that will connect through this proxy. It makes it easier to setup on devices. Here is a grid: # # # # # # # # # # # # ...
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Redirection of web content from linux router to separate web proxy

Here's a good one: while I like the reporting features and https filtering of the up-and-coming Sphirewall firewall/router distribution, it is not quite up to speed on the things that I require in ...
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5 Feb 16:53:26 ntpdate[414]: no server suitable for synchronization found

I want to setup ntp in beaglebone based custom board. /etc/ntp.conf file content is as mentioned below driftfile /var/run/ntp.drift server pool.ntp.org server 1.in.pool.ntp.org server ...
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Route outgoing VPN traffic through local transparent proxy

I have a Digital Ocean droplet (similar to an Amazon EC2 instance) running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 x64 with both strongswan 5.1.1 (built from source) and squid 3.4.2 (also built from source) installed. ...
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How to get rid of prompts for credentials connecting to proxy Server officeimg.vo.msecnd.net in Office 2013?

I have experienced this issue mainly with Excel, Word and Powerpoint 2013, where there is constant pop-up box asking for login credentials as it tries to connect to officeimg.vo.msecnd.net I have ...
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Windows 7 Disable Proxy via cmd - and put in effect

Windows 7 (64-bit) Disable Proxy via cmd - and put in effect? I have found the correct registry key to change, and have code to change it. reg add ...
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Squid proxy on ubuntu 12.04 times out for everything

On my freshly imaged virtual private server, I just finished installing squid version 3.1.19. As expected, the default configuration didn't work. So, I saved the original config file and created a ew ...
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Reverse Proxy to a URL

I have a Ubuntu 12.04.3 server set up acting as DNS server (BIND9), web server (Apache2) and a reverse proxy server (haproxy). My goal is to have haproxy redirect to some of the other servers on the ...
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SSH Port Forwarding Service

My home computer is behind a firewall that I do not control and blocks all (yes, all) inbound traffic. Nearly any outbound traffic (and replies associated with it) are allowed, though. I would like ...
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Win 7 Connection keep change and Reset user costumization always fail

I am running Windows 7, I don't have any visual studio in my laptop. Every day after starting up my connection change to using proxy. some times change into automaticly will only last for several ...
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Adding an exception to ProxyCommand in ssh config file

How to add a ProxyCommand to all the ssh hosts except for abc.com I tried the following lines in ~/.ssh/config file but it does not work. Host * ProxyCommand nc -X connect -x ...
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Proxy public URL to my local VM

I have a local macbook behind a router in the company network that runs a Windows VM on parallels. I also have a linux VM on Linode. I want to setup a public URL on my Linode that will forward all ...
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Configuring Virtualbox to use an authenticating proxy

I have a couple of Virtualbox VMs (ubuntu guest) running on a windows 7 host, but internet access is through an authenticating proxy with a self signed certificate. Configuring this for just one of ...
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Redirecting to transparent proxy using PF on Mac OS X

I am currently trying to run rtmpsuck which is a transparent proxy on Mac OS X, however it doesn't seem there has been much luck getting it to work in the past. In the README it suggests to use ipfw ...
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In windows 8, my proxy server settings get enabled automatically, how do I turn this off?

I have a new laptop running windows 8, the proxy settings get enabled randomly and I can't use Internet explorer at that point. I have to manually turn off the proxy each time. I've gone through ...
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How to use a proxy for localhost?

I want to test my web app with different IP addresses. I'm looking for a way to change my IP address when browsing my site located in http://localhost/ (WAMPServer). What can I do to fake my IP ...
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How to implement “SSH Transparent Proxy” on SSH server not client

My usage scenario is this: I have many A type server names as "A1","A2","A3", and one B type server , and have many 'C' type server names as "C1""C2""C3". when I ssh use openssh from A as ...
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Linux permissions and dnscrypt-proxy (Network permission?)

I asked this on "ask Ubuntu" and had much luck yet, so I thought I might try here as well http://askubuntu.com/questions/409660/dnscrypt-proxy-works-but-with-incorrect-permissions I have successfully ...
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Redirect all traffic on local machine through proxy (squid) [duplicate]

How to redirect all traffic on local machine through proxy (squid) also installed on local machine (Windows 7) without configuring client (browsers)?
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Got requests.exceptions.SSLError error when running googleplay-api

I want to share my experience on the problem, so this is sort of a self-answered question. Hope it helps. I'm trying to use googleplay-api to download apks from Google Play. My network environment ...
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Apache mod_proxy with automatic authentication

I am setting up a proxy in apache through the directive ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse for some urls: ProxyPass /mypath http://myotherserver.com ProxyPassReverse /mypath http://myotherserver.com ...
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How can some services apply HTTP proxy by modifying DNS server?

Some services, like ProxyDNS, provided a way to access region-restricted websites like Hulu. I believe this kind of services are based on HTTP proxy, when we accessing hulu.com, the HTTP proxy is ...
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Minecraft proxy/vpn setup

I have a server which I want students at my university to be able to access. However for some reason the university network drops the connection and since this is an entertainment service, while not ...
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Check Proxy settings, but not in Control Panel> Internet Connections

I have a system provided by my organization. My system uses a proxy server to connect to the internet. Firefox is set to "Use system's proxy settings". I want to know the Proxy Address and port ...
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Modify local hosts while connecting through squid

When I modify local hosts file so that: 1.1.1.1 example.com and connect to example.com using my browser, everything works fine (it requests "example.com" Host: on 1.1.1.1 server) but when I try to ...
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How do we route Youtube through another server?

I know it can be done through a VPN but I'm trying to make it more dynamic. I have tried using a 'tcpforward' script which did what it stated and forwarded packets to/from the youtube server. But that ...
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Set environment variable containing at symbol

I would like to set an environment variable containing the URL of my proxy server with my credentials, as in this blog post. The problem I'm having is that my password contains an at symbol and I am ...
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Set server list as proxy and check for internet connection

Hey I am in a network that has a certain amount of servers. On port 80, one of them can be used as a proxy to connect to the internet, but I would like to find out if it is possible for the others ...
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Detect browser proxy setting only if proxy server is available else go via default network

I am trying to browse via any browser which are installed on your OS. Settings should be like this. If there is proxy server in your network then browser should use proxy server to browse If there ...
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UDP communication through proxy

I have following scenario: PC B must be capable of full TCP/UPD connectivity, so I'm testing scenario with typical FPS game. ProxyCap is proxifier software, that can connect to outside world ...
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Forcing google safesearch in dd-wrt

I know this can be done, but I'm a little new to some of this. I would like to force google safesearch by doing the following at referenced here: ...
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Specify NIC for proxy to use

My Win 7 PC has an Ethernet LAN connection. I can also plugin my phone an use it's 3G connection. Using Oracle VM Virtual Box I can run a virtual machine that connects only to the phones network. I ...
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Apahce proxy throws error connecting to a third party

Connection to a certain thirdparty service via php curl throws this error: CURL error: Received HTTP code 403 from proxy after CONNECT The apahe error log on the proxy throws this: Connect to ...
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How can one change a Firefox config setting from the CLI

My objective is to be able to automate changing of a config setting without having to restart the running Firefox instance. In particular I want to change the Network Proxy Type. So for example the ...
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Connection Settings in IE changes after every system restart

I changed the settings in IE to not to use proxy server for connections by unchecking the Tools->Internet Options->Connections tab->Settings->Use a proxy server for this connection But ...
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Route traffic through VPN to some IPs occasionally

I would like to route traffic to some specific addresses through VPN. Easy enough, one can simply add a route: ip route add <destination ip> dev tun0 scope link Here comes the catch: I do not ...
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Remote connection from chromebook to home computer through college campus internet

I take my chromebook with me to school and pretty much everywhere I go. With the use of Chrome Remote Desktop I can access my windows desktop at home through the chrome browser on my chromebook. I ...
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Windows 7, HTTP & HTTPS not working correctly

Quick specs: Windows 7 home premium 64 Bit, updates are up to date. IE 11 Chrome (latest) Although uninstalled now. Firefox (latest) 26 Summary: Browse by name or IP address do not work. ...
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How to check company firewall

I am trying to ping to an external APIs IP address. But the command times out sooner than its completion. Now I think the company firewall and proxy might be a hindrance in this. How do I check the ...