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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Curl shows redirection to localhost

I am using an iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) running Yosemite 10.10.2 (14C109). Recently I ran a curl command and it appears as though there is a local proxy or server running on my computer. Here is the ...
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Fast http tunnel through transparent http proxy

I want to create a fast http tunnel through a very restrictive firewall (BLOXX). As far as I know only TCP port 80 is allowed going through a transparent proxy. Https traffic is also captured, working ...
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“The proxy server is refusing connections” but I'm not using a proxy?

I was using Chrome normally then saw this message The proxy server is refusing connections which I didn't understand what it means, so I tried a few websites then tried Firefox and also IE but none of ...
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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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Forward traffic/packets through server (proxy/tunneling)

I have two networks: My local network (192.168.1.0/24) IPTV network (10.0.0.0/8) My current configuration of network is a little bit different as you could expect, but I can't change that since my ...
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How to get the IP address from the proxy name?

When I open the browser, it jumps out a inputbox with this string: moz-proxy://partnerproxy.xxx.co.jp:86 I think this is a proxy server name, but how to get the IP address from this?
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How connect with Git repository over ssh behind evil proxy

My proxy (192.168.1.1:3128) not allow connection over ssh and I wish work with git repository like this: for clone: git clone ssh://user@server.com:2222/~/repository.git For cheat web forbidden, I ...
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How to setup a private captive network using Wi-Fi at a tradeshow for in-booth app demos?

We all know trades shows could charge 1,000’s of dollars for basic Internet connectivity. As an app developer what option do we have if you want to show your latest world killing app? We were ...
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Connected to OpenVPN server (through WiFi), changing DNS on unprotected adapter stops Internet entirely

So whenever I connect to an OpenVPN with a configuration file I notice two things: The TAP- adapter has no gateway of it's own. Is that normal? Trying to resolve this problem: I copied all the ...
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Make private computer's IP accessible by server

To say it in other words: My computer has an IP address 1.1.1.1 and the server has an IP address 2.2.2.2. My computer can access the server's IP 2.2.2.2 and work with services running on its ports ...
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nginx http to https proxy with self-signed certificate

I have an nginx proxy to redirect http requests with a specified port to another https url. Here is my configuration so far: server { listen 59848; location / { resolver 8.8.8.8; ...
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IPv6 Tunnel via Own Linux (IPv6-connected) Server

Unfortunately, there's a lot of IPv6 tunnel brokers, and their documentation often clutters the search results for how to setup your own IPv6 tunnel. I have a Linux server with IPv6 connectivity. I ...
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Cannot open one specific website on one machine

I recently stepped upon a very weird problem. There is a website and mail server running on a domain XYZ.com (example) It is blocked only on one specific pc in the whole company (there are 10 of ...
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Why do my proxy settings keep changing?

I am running Windows 7 and a few times a day the "Use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up of VPN connections)." under "Local Area Network (LAN) Settings" checkbox ...
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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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difference between parent and sibling in squid's cache_peer directive

I want to know what differs in the following two lines: cache_peer cache.myparent.example parent 3128 3130 cache_peer cache.sibling.example sibling 3128 3130 For you reference, this says: If ...
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Is it possible to use Whatsapp as a proxy on Android? [closed]

My carrier has made all Whatsapp traffic free from billing. I was simply curious if it was possible to utilize Whatsapp as a traffic proxy for other internet traffic, or whether their end-to-end ...
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Why proxy doesn’t work

I would like to configure http-proxy to access my web-site anonymously (want to learn properties of this type of connection and check detection of anonymous users). But either I don’t understand ...
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How to run Tor as proxy for local network

I'm trying to use Tor as standalone socks server available for whole local network. I've set up connection in my torcc file as follows: #listen on all IPs SocksListenAddress 0.0.0.0 SocksPort 9150 ...
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Networking: fallback failed requests to another network interface

I'm on a linux workstation behind a microsoft proxy server so I've installed cntlm to handle proxy authentication. Now I want to add some more complexity; I want failed requests to use another ...
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Have privoxy accept multiple simultaneous connections from Iceweasel (a firefox fork)

I'm using privoxy to forward requests to tor and I've set my proxy server within my browser to send requests to privoxy on127.0.0.1:8118 but it seems it can only handle one connection at a time. I've ...
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Give a command HTTP proxy auth access

I'd like to let a command (wsimport) access a URL through an HTTP proxy with authentication. It can be configured to use a proxy, but not with auth. I was wondering if a tool such as netcat, or any ...
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Multiple identities at the same time using TOR?

I am scraping some websites with curl and I am using Tor to avoid sending too many request with the same ip. The problem is that my app uses threads, so if I send the packet to change identity to the ...
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Share access to HTTP server on OSX?

I recently became aware of http://docs.vagrantup.com/v2/share/, which enables: HTTP sharing will create a URL that you can give to anyone. This URL will route directly into your Vagrant ...
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Use my pc as a proxy server in restricted countries

I access the internet through the university wifi. I mean I don't have access to the router. I want my family and friends to use my laptop as a proxy server (when my laptop is on) to access filtered ...
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Cache all web pages - Squid or alternatives?

I'm using Squid 3.5.1 (the diladele version from http://squid.diladele.com/) on my own Windows 8.1 PC to cache everything from the web pages that I visit. Here's what I have in mind : When I visit ...
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How can I use the proxy settings on Epic privacy browser to log on to Facebook?

I love the Epic privacy browser because it is built from the ground up to enhance privacy. It's built on Chromium but because it has stripped out all code that tracks users across the Internet, pages ...
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Nginx Load Balancer redirecting instead of proxying VMware Horizon View

I have two VMware Horizon View security servers (ss0.domain.net, ss1.domain.net) that leverage HTML access that I'd like to load balance behind Nginx (lb0.domain.net). Both security servers are ...
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why Internet Explorer 9 User Agent string (the "MSIE part) mess up with proxy and/or NTLM auth in Apache Tomcat 7?

In my network we're behind a proxy (pac script), when try to access a site in the following url format: http://serverName.domain.com:8080/somePath IE (9.0.8112.16421) is unable to browser the site ...
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How do I access a website blocked in my country?

Last year there were numerous cyber attacks on Israeli banks, so they just blocked access to all foreign countries. Is there a way to bypass that? I tried using a proxy, but it didn't work out.
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Port Forward inside Router (DD-WRT)

I have configured an SSH tunnel on my DD-WRT router using the default port 22. I would like to open another port on my router as a proxy port for SSH, say port 80, in case a firewall prevents me from ...
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Force all traffic through proxy

My scenario is like this: I connect to my university server from my home (using Bitvise, Putty or SSH). I enabled SOCKS/HTTP proxy forwarding. I can configure my internet browsers to use this proxy ...
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dispatch proxy works only with firefox

I installed dispatch-proxy on Lubuntu 14.10 from instructions here: https://github.com/Morhaus/dispatch-proxy The problem is the SOCKS proxy works with firefox but not with fatrat or curl. I'm ...
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iMessage blocked by VPN's proxy

When I'm connected to a certain VPN I have to use a proxy configuration file to access the internet. I think that iMessage uses a port that is blocked by the proxy (5223). Is there a way to direct ...
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setup socks proxy on vps with multiple IPs for specific users

I have a VPS centos7x64 with 17 IP's. 16 of them is ipv6. What I want is 17 ssh socks proxies for 17 users, so lets say user15 would get 15th IP from total list of 17. First user will use my only ipv4 ...
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How to prevent chrome from always looking for a proxy?

Every time my computer restarts, Chrome wants to use a proxy server. So when I open up the browser, it says the webpage is unavailable, and I have to go to Settings > Advanced Settings > Change ...
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I can't access my server on VM (VirtualBox) in centOS 7

I do install VirtualBox on Windows 7, and create a virtual machine, which install centOS 7. Then in centOS7 perform the installation of CollabNet Subversion Edge, following this information as a guide ...
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Virtualhost access through HTTP proxy

Given the fact that every HTTP proxy rewrites the "Host" header, for example, if i send a request to xxx.com with the header "Host: yyy.com", every HTTP proxy will change it in a request to xxx.com ...
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cntlm to use hash instead of password?

As my title says I want to add hash in my /etc/cntlm.conf instead of directly pasting the password. So I'm using sudo cntlm -H -c /etc/cntlm.conf command but it is leading to a prompt asking to enter ...
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Squid cache everything for ever

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and installed squid via yast. I want to cache everything on my localhost, web pages, ISO, distribution packages. The problem is that my /var/cache/squid directory stays ...
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Let i2p works via VPN on VPS

There is VPS with OpenVPN and i2prouter on board. It is possible to send all traffic from local machine via VPN (using OpenVPN client). When VPN is off, I can forward localhost:4444 (for i2p proxy) to ...
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Make Chrome use SSL tunnel as a proxy (HTTP CONNECT) for HTTP requests

I want to make Chrome use SSL for all outgoing requests to a proxy (which I control). The proxy can accept a plain HTTPS connection (as a transparent proxy), and it also supports a non-encrypted HTTP ...
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How can I get Silverlight + Amazon Instant Video to work with my browser's proxy?

I have a VPN subscription which has an HTTP proxy service. I use Chrome on Windows 7, and I have my proxy set up through the proxy switchysharp extension. Basically, it works. Sites are detected with ...
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How to view Flash/video with anonymous proxies?

I've been looking at free proxies from various lists on the net. Nearly every one has a box to put in a URL to browse using the proxy. The pages load (and whatismyip.com gives an IP different to my ...
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Routing traffic around packet loss and high ping areas?

I am trying to find out how to change the route my traffic takes in order to avoid servers which are causing me packet loss. I have traced the route and I know the servers addresses, but the owners ...
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How does google know where I am behind socks proxy?

Setup: Ubuntu Desktop. Firefox without flash or java. Using Socks 5 proxy. Wired connection. All history/cookies cleared. All other websites, including ip and location detecting sites like ...
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Set SOCKS proxy for Safari

Is it possible to specify the SOCKS proxy for Safari in OS X Lion? I've got an address and port number I have to fill in there but I can't find the settings in the browser...
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Setting DD-WRT router to use a proxy

I have a dd-wrt router connected on the network of my school and the computers connected on the router network must set the proxy of my school to access Internet. So I would like to set my router with ...
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Use Ubuntu laptop as a Wi-Fi repeater

Well I have two questions actually.... The first one is can I use my Ubuntu laptop to extend the Wi-Fi network to which my laptop is connected same in Windows through Connectify. The second one is ...
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Intermittent loss of DNS server

Lately I have been having this issue which is often preceded by using the remote shutdown tool of teamviewer. After the computer (Windows 7) is rebooted it initially connects to the network and from ...