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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My Proxy server LAN settings re-check itself automatically

I'm currently running Windows 8 (Not 8.1), I've had my computer for almost a year it seems now, and have never had any trouble with it. Though recently my Proxy settings randomly changed, so that ...
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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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My firefox is set to go through a proxy. How can I use this proxy in the terminal?

When I go into my settings page, I can get all the data on what firefox is using. I can go on github, download packages as zips, etc. But when I use the terminal, to do git clone or ssh, the commands ...
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How do I make a SIP call from behind an HTTP Proxy?

We browse websites using an HTTP proxy; there's no direct internet access. The only VoIP program that works out-of-the-box in our network is Skype and it's using that proxy too. For example, I want to ...
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How to change Firefox preference default value?

I have problem with Firefox(31.0) on my Windows(7). I don't want that Firefox use system proxy, and for this issue, set "No proxy" in Options/Advanced/Network/Settings. But when I close Firefox then ...
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How connect to private email server via another computer in private network?

There are: Mail server private network First computer in private network with Internet access Second computer with Internet access First computer can access mail server as mail client, mail server ...
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Firefox 31 keeps asking for Proxy Authentication

I read a lot of questions through the internet about this, but I didn't find any one that worked for me. In Options>Advanced>Connection I have chosen the Manual Proxy Configuration, I have entered my ...
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URL filtering in relation to Privoxy or Squid

I want to know ,if this can be acheived with Privoxy or Squid+ external filters(please answer with which proxy you are most skilled in.) 1.How to block specific streaming video in youtube? ...
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Emulate ssh ProxyCommand on PUTTY

I have an instance at Terminal.com that I want to connect via PUTTy's SSH. They have a guide saying you could connect to their via a proxy. But I can't really figure things out so easily. Steps to ...
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Squid 3.4.6 Transparent proxy issues

I'm trying to implement a Transparent Squid Proxy for a wireless network where it mainly serve for mobile devices. The software I'm using is squid 3.4.6 (latest version compiled from source) in ...
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PuPHPet, Vagrant networking through proxy

I'm learning PuPHPet, Vagrant and Laravel homestead I've ElementaryOS Luna installed. I've downloaded and installed Virtualbox, Vagrant, vagrant plugins and then I built an Ubuntu 12.04 machine with ...
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Setup auto configuration to more intelligently resolve proxy on Mac

At work we're sitting behind a proxy which often causes a hindrance especially with command line tools etc. I'm rapidly losing track on HTTP_PROXY configuration entries in my localhost, as well as ...
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Redirect traffic to local address so iOS speedtest app measures LAN speed

I have mounted a Speedtest Mini server on a local LAMP, so I can test my LAN speeds effortlessly just by opening the URL with a Flash enabled web browser, the thing is, I want my iOS and Android ...
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Where can I find Windows proxy/filter software for a network (non-desktop) machine? [closed]

I'm looking for Windows proxy/filter software for a network (non-desktop) machine, preferably open source which is updated frequently. So far I've only found http://www1.k9webprotection.com/, which ...
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SMTP proxy to investigate outgoing e-mails not being sent?

For some reason, using the same e-mail account that works the rest of the time, some outgoing e-mails aren't being sent by my ISP's SMTP server: Error reading from network Cause: Eudora got tired ...
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Squid + Dansguardian Google instant filtering

I have a proxy setup using squid with dansguardian for filtering. Everything is working fine but Google instant and images. I find that dansguardian is no longer able to force safe search. It seems ...
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How to safely connect a Windows machine that CAN'T have anti-virus (due to real time demands) to the internet via a Windows machine that is protected?

I have a Windows-based machine that cannot have anti-virus installed due to the performance impact that would have on the machine's role as the controller in a live radio studio mixing console. This ...
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Terrible experience with a proxy server

I have a static IP provided to me by my ISP. I was trying to use this static IP when I'm outside my home to access some restricted areas on my website. So, I decided to setup a proxy server on one of ...
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Home SOCKS5 proxy server

I've been trying to set up a home proxy server for some days, ran into lots of tutorials, you shall call me dumb but had no success so far. Here is the scenario: I have a computer at home that just ...
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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...
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Are there any man in the middle proxy experts here?(preferably Fiddler) [duplicate]

Sorry, i am not fluent in english,so i will explain using the images below with Breaking Bad tv series as an example 1: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ZN60B.jpg 2: http://i.stack.imgur.com/4mUSt.jpg If ...
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How to use my static IP outside the network?

I want to use my static IP when I'm far away of my network / router. Like to make it portable. I'm not sure how to achieve this. Maybe through a vpn or proxy server? What's the simplest way to achieve ...
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How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube using squid?

I installed squid 2.7 + squidguard in windows 7. How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube using Squid? For example, I want to block videos that contain the word cats in the title. I also do not ...
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The address bar of my browser won't behave since I configured it to pass by Squid

I have installed Squid on a computer (a Raspberry Pi) to act as a web cache proxy and have configured my system to go through it before reaching my router. Everything works fine except for this small ...
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In Windows 7, how to change proxy settings from command line?

How do I change proxy settings from command line in Windows 7? I'm not talking about just the http_proxy. I need to set system-wide proxy settings (the ones in Internet properties setting). How ...
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Installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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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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Can't capture inbound/outbound messages in Fiddler

.NET interferes with localhost traffic (there's already a lot of threads open on that topic), but something else is mangling my ability to see traffic to/from my server. I know this because I am ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Distributed files over two servers

Lets say I got a fast (connection) but low-storage server (S1) and a slow but much-storage server (S2). Is it (practically) possible to use the server S1 as a "proxy" for files? I.e. there is a folder ...
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Bandwidth preserving browsing mode

I'm looking at some methods to browse the web, in situations where bandwidth is scarce (such as, flaky Wi-Fi connection, or mobile phone Internet provider who overcharges the bandwidth). One thing ...
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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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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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Very complex networking requirement: reverse internet connection sharing through virtual wifi router

As a contractor, I have 2 laptops: one is provided by the client (client-laptop) and one is my personal/contractor laptop ("personal-laptop"). Client-laptop has a docking station and a hard-wired LAN ...
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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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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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Using OpenVPN, yet netflix.com blocks access

I have set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS in the USA and configured it to route all clients traffic through it. Everything seems to work fine regarding the VPN connection in gerneral. All ip lookup ...
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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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How do internet services determine the device type?

I'm at my partner's lodgings at her university, and they use a proxy (I think, at least) running Ask4. I don't know the exact structure of their network, but it's likely to be some sort of proxy. The ...
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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 ...