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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NTLM Proxy - HTTPS Alternative to CNTLM?

I worked with a proxy at my office that I need to have applications use. Of course its using NTLM, and that's blocking a lot of stuff from using their default/built-in proxies. I've got Maven, ...
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How can I route all traffic coming in to an OpenVPN server through an Apache proxy on the same machine?

I was following the instructions here to set up mod_pagespeed as a proxy for my phone. As the security note suggested, I set up OpenVPN and got that much working on my phone, but OpenVPN isn't letting ...
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How to get Thunderbird to work through HTTP proxy server?

I would like to access my personal IMAP server through my corporate firewall. This is allowed provided I use the corporate proxy server, which is an HTTP proxy server. I cannot figure out how to ...
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How to use Firefox and other non-RFC1929 complaint programs with auth'ed SOCKS5? Local proxy chainer?

I own a SOCKS5 subscription which requires authentication. I want to use it with FoxyProxy and other programs which do not support auth'ed socks5 (just SOCKS5 with no auth). Note that you cannot enter ...
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VirtualBox NAT over proxy

I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 on a Ubuntu 10.04 host system. I have an HTTP proxy server on the host system. How do I configure the VirtualBox to NAT the virtual machine's network and use the HTTP proxy for ...
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Log Web Traffic on OpenWRT

Is it possible to to log web requests on OpenWRT? I'm pretty sure I could do it on DD-WRT. What I would like to to see the urls. Would I have to set up a proxy to do that, or does OpenWRT have that ...
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Access hulu/youtube outside the USA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country People outside of the USA have a rought time seeing hulu or some youtube videos. What proxies to do you use to see ...
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Where is proxy setting saved on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 server inside my company network. It requires a proxy in order to access network outside. I configured the proxy during installation. After that, I found my proxy setting was ...
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What is meant by 'proxy'?

When I have gone through networking texts, I have seen the term 'proxy' address. Can anybody provide details of what a proxy is and why we are using it? Can you list some better software's(mostly ...
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Why can I no longer access a particular website that I have been visiting for years without issue?

There is a private forum site that I have accessed without issue for a long time. As of about 2 weeks ago, without warning, I suddenly cannot access the site through any browser. My first assumption ...
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How to provision Vagrant to set a proxy and use it?

I have the following setup: Windows 7 computer Installation of Ruby, Vagrant, VirtualBox VBox image Ubuntu 14.x Working in the intranet of my company that needs a proxy to access the internet I am ...
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Difference between proxying and routing

I'm well aware what proxies and routers are used for. But I don't know how to reliably differentiate them. Here is a list of factors that I find in them. Proxy server Can freely modify application ...
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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 to access guest server from the web

Ok, here's what I want to do: I want to connect to a webserver running on a virtual machine. I have an Apache webserver running on my host machine: Windows Vista, which can be accessed from the web. ...
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iTunes' clandestine proxy settings

Problem: One user's iTunes consults a defunct HTTP proxy, but only for iTunes Store HTTP requests -- other iTunes web requests are unproxied. How do I dismiss this spurious proxy setting? ...
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Chrome ssh tunnel forwarding

I am first logging into an ssh server. Then I am trying to use Chrome for ssh tunnel forwarding. Is there a gui way of doing this? I can do this in Firefox's gui in like 10 seconds so I would thing ...
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Add a proxy to a particular host only in mac

I want to apply proxy settings to a particular host only (e.g., www.apple.com) in Mac OS X. How can I do it? In System Preferences there are only options for bypassing proxy settings for particular ...
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What are proxies? who stands behind them? [closed]

I'm really confused, I know , that a proxy can let you visit websites without giving out your real IP, and I've used some before to access facebook via my browser. The questions: - Who are behind ...
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Tunnel out to internet

I'm on a network with no internet access, but I have SSH access to a server that sits on my internal network, and the internet. I would like certain programs to be able to access the internet, like ...
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Configure Tor as a listening proxy server that I can connect to remotely?

I currently have the Vidalia bundle installed on my Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. Is there a way that I can connect to the Tor network through this computer from other computers on the LAN or from ...
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Whats the logic behind giving an option to bypass the proxy for local addresses in IE?

Why would anyone want local address to be served by proxy anyway? Shouldn't it be hardcoded as true for this setting? Why is this setting at all? Whats the use case of wanting to have your local ...
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https over proxy safe from sniffing?

Apparently all the google ads in my gmail(https) are being filtered. I'm worried. So it means somehow the data pass through the company proxy and being filtered?
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Make Firefox automagically pick up default internet proxy?

At work, I need to connect to a customer network via VPN at times, and doing so, I need to set a proxy. While IE picks that up automatically (the standard "default internet proxy"), Firefox doesn't, ...
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Why sudo curl ignores proxy settings?

$ echo $http_proxy http://my.proxy.com $ curl -v http://files.com/a.txt * About to connect() to proxy my.proxy.com # Correct downloading $ sudo echo $http_proxy http://my.proxy.com $sudo curl -v ...
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Perl Package Manager via NTLM proxy

I've installed ActivePerl and the include PPM at work, but I'm unable to get it connect to the module repository through the proxy. I've set up an environment variable HTTP_PROXY = ...
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SSH socks proxy not working with Firefox on a Mac

I have the ssh client on my Mac set up to connect using a certificate to a remote linux server. I'm trying to get my browser to surf through the remote server using a local ssh socks proxy. The ...
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How to set up HTTP/SOCKS5 tunneling proxy on Windows using freeSSHd?

freeSSHd was set up on the server. Putty successfully connecting to server over SSH. I have tried to configure tunneling for SOCKS5 and HTTP but it failed to work. Especially was tested on Opera where ...
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Google.ru detects my location even behind anonymous HTTP proxy server, how?

My steps: Install brand new Windows 7 in VirtualBox install Firefox Select public anonymous proxy that I have never used before Open Firefox, set anonymous HTTP proxy, set geo.enabled = false in ...
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Users using Perl script to bypass Squid Proxy [closed]

The users on our network have been using a perl script to bypass our Squid proxy restrictions. Is there any way we can block this script from working?? #!/usr/bin/perl ...
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What does tor NEWNYM in tor do?

Can someone explain to me (in layman terms if possible) what sending tor the signal NEWNYM does? I have read in several blogs that it should improve performance and/or improve anonymity but I could ...
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Making aptitude work properly through a proxy invoked with sudo

I use Debian 6. I'm sitting behind a proxy, so I configured Debian to use that proxy. Browsing and any HTTP and FTP activity through GUI works OK. I wanted to update my package repository so I typed ...
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HTTP proxy server for Windows that forwards to SOCKS proxy

I have am application for Windows which only supports HTTP proxies (no SOCKS support). Because I already have some good SOCKS proxy lists, I was wondering: Is there some HTTP proxy server for ...
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Use PuTTY behind a Proxy

I would like to use PuTTY behind a Proxy, but every time I try to access PuTTY, I get a black window with one green square and not able to input any kind of data... What do I need to do to get ...
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How to redirect one single webpage to another (client-side)?

I often access bibliographical databases from one or several publishers for my work (sciencedirect.com, springer.com, etc). When I am on the network of my lab, I can access with no problem (as long as ...
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Free alternative to proxycap

Is there a free/open source alternative to Proxycap apart from FreeCap? (For a HTTP proxy) What I want is a program that does the proxy authentication for the other programs, so that they can connect ...
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SSH “reverse” ProxyCommand

Normally you have a setup like: Workstation -> Firewall -> Server Were your Workstation cannot contact Server directly, but has to use log in into Firewall first in order to contact Server. ...
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using wireless (3G) and lan at the same time in windows 7

I am working on customer's site and here i have a very restricted lan (no gmail, no corporate mail) but i need the lan for som services (intranet, svn, jira...). My laptop has a built in SIM with 3g. ...
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Remove a proxy/tunnel from Windows 7

My Windows 7 desktop recently started refusing https connections in a lot of applications, e.g Firefox works fine but IE9 can't visit an https page. Since I only tend to use the effected applications ...
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set up socks proxy at home to use away from home

I have a linux box at home. I know I can set up a proxy on a current computer by opening up terminal and typing ssh -D PORT USER@SERVER and then enter in the proxy and port in a browser. HOWEVER - I ...
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Ubuntu System-Wide Proxy Auto-Configuration (PAC) script

I am using Ubuntu via VirtualBox. I need to set proxy auto-configuration script. It works in FireFox but the global preferences-->network has no effect. So when I do "apt-get install" it is not able ...
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Internet compression proxy for low speed broadband?

I live in a rural location, using high-latency wireless off a local ISP's tower. My speed tests vary day to day, but I can get around 1Mb up/down. The problem is, I work with large files, uploading ...
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Connecting to my home router web interface from work

I'm trying to connect to my home router web interface from work. I use dyndns, because I don't have a static IP at home, and it works perfectly from any other place except my workplace (update: I ...
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SSL support with Apache and Proxytunnel

I'm inside a strict corporate environment. https traffic goes out via an internal proxy (for this example it's 10.10.04.33:8443) that's smart enough to block ssh'ing directly to ssh.glakspod.org:443. ...
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manually configure browser location

I'm using a work computer behind a corporate proxy. Because the proxy is in a different state, websites that identify location think I am in a completely different location than I actually am. Is ...
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Double proxy setup

I'm already behind a proxy for internet access. We have certain sites blocked on this network. If I tell my browser to use a different proxy it doesn't work. I think this is because it needs to go ...
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How to use iptables to connect proxy server

In my company, all http and https must connect to a proxy server, which means we must set proxy in our web browser. Our department has an internal network (192.168.0.xxx). I use a Linux server as ...
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is it possible to use multiple proxies for different target websites?

Typically I'd like to know if it's possible to have a setup where it maps some IPs with a particular proxy and other IPs using another proxy? Proxy Chaining isn't really what I'm looking for (well I ...
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SSH Config - Multiple proxy configurations

I'm wanting to try and set up an easy way to manage my SSH proxy settings. I find I often want to SSH to my server from three different locations - two locations each have their own proxy server which ...
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Proxy that can use a pac file as parent proxy

I want to setup a caching proxy that will use a pac (proxy autoconfiguration) file as parent proxy (lookup in a pac proxy file to choose which parent proxy to use). I want to know if anyone knows a ...
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How can I install AVG Anti Virus on a computer without internet connection?

I downloaded AVG Anti Virus on one computer and tried to copy it to a stand alone computer but it says that I need to connect to the internet. Is there a way to bypass the proxy and the need of ...