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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BitTorrent client with strict SOCKS policy [closed]

Is there any reliable opensource BitTorrent client that will absolutely positively use SOCKS (when configured) for all connections whatsoever, failing if the SOCKS server is inaccessible? I think ...
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Bypassing proxy for loopback/locahost

I am developing a web application where in I am running a webserver at localhost:3000 and my app is deployed on the same. Access to this URL through a web browser works fine because there is an ...
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Connect Chrome to TOR

I'm having difficulty connecting Chrome to TOR. I started trying yesterday. I started Vidalia and the TOR Browser and then followed the advice at ...
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Windows 8.1 keeps setting a manual proxy when I uncheck the option

In Windows 8.1, for some reason you have to configure your proxy settings through the Modern UI instead of the control panel, which is a lot more powerful. In the proxy settings menu, there is a ...
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Proxy error with Google Chrome

Recently at work, Google Chrome stopped displaying web pages and reported that "Nothing was returned" and/or "Proxy not found." I found out today that it is a proxy problem since the same problem is ...
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How do I set up proxy server for my network having D-Link 2750U modem router

I want to install proxy server for my network and all I have is a D-Link 2750U modem router and a spare computer. We are a start up and at the moment can't afford a better router for web-filtering ...
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Share an Internet connection with multiple devices

I'm in China and I'm using GoAgent to get rid of the great firewall. I would like to create a custom network for my office. My primary computer is connected through LAN to a wireless router (with ...
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TL-WR941ND proxy configuration

I'm running Honeyproxy (based on mitmproxy) server on localhost:8080 Is there a way to configure my TL-WR941ND router to use Honeyview proxy, so that I can see the traffic of every host connected to ...
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Google chrome proxy authentication dialogue timeout

I am on a network that uses LDAP proxy for authentication based on a username and password. Whenever I start Google Chrome, it pops up with a proxy authentication dialogue, but the dialogue ...
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Protocols in Proxy Server Settings

When I set Proxy Server in Internet Option->Connection->LAN Settings (Windows) which protocols does it support in which layers? HTTP, HTTPS, FTP or...? Download Manager also uses this setting?
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(111)Connection refused: mod_fcgid: can't connect unix domain socket

I have a problem with one of my webservers. I have Apache and Nginx (like a proxy-reverse server). My Apache run with mod_fcgid for PHP5.3. All works fine, but only on a few requests show me this ...
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How should I configure my Tor-dedicated firewall for optimum security?

I'm setting up a Tor-based isolating proxy using the 'Anonymizing Middlebox' iptables rules specified here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy i.e. iptables -t nat -A ...
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Using telnet to router (iptable), set up squid proxy for specific websites and/or from sepcific host

I have a router to which I can telnet. I checked and it allows me to tweak iptable as well. I have a remote VPN running Squid3 which is tested and works fine. Now I want to tell my router by iptable ...
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set up vpn with toonel

I use toonel as proxy server to bypass filtering. how can I set up a vpn connection on 127.0.0.1:8080 and use it? I'm using windows 7 professional .
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How do I set the proxy for Cabal?

I am using Ubuntu behind a (Windows) proxy. I would like to use the cabal utility. jem@Respect:~$ cabal update Config file path source is default config file. Config file /home/jem/.cabal/config not ...
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Combine two dsl lines with different routers

I wonder if someone could offer some advice. I've been looking around the Internet for a while, but have not been able to find the right info. I'm moving into a house with an existing dsl line. I am ...
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Why is traffic not going through OpenVPN on Liberte (Tor)?

I am working on a 'Liberte Linux > OpenVPN > Tor > VPN server > Internet' and have hit a brickwall. OpenVPN appears to connect to the VPN server succesfully using TOr as a SOCKS proxy. But after ...
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Caching an API on the local server

Is there a way I can cache API requests on the server? Example Normal request: Client -> Local server (Does the request) -> API -> Local server -> Client I want it like this: Client ...
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Why is change to iptables not taking effect?

Im trying to setup OpenVPN to use Tor as a proxy in Liberte. When I run openvpn as root, I get the following response: Tue May 13 15:15:18 2014 Attempting to establish TCP connection with ...
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Proxychains & TOR ping

I'm trying to ping a host through TOR and Proxychains. I have proxychains configured to work with TOR with: socks4 127.0.0.1 9050 in proxychains.conf and I have TOR service running. I ...
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How to connect from guest to host keeping proxy/VPN connection at Guest?

I have WIN7 system that is connected to Local network devices acts as host. And i have WIN7 system acts as guest VM that is sharing the LAN through bridged adapter configuration. I enable the proxy ...
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Connect SSH as SOCKS proxy using HTTP proxy

I want to connect ssh with http proxy. It is because I can't directly connect to my server. but I can connect to the http proxy. I see that -o command argument with ProxyCommand might be able to do ...
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squid blocking access to http and https by IP, but not by domain

I've been succesfully using openvpn from my Windows 7 laptop whilst connecting to public wifi networks but have come across one network where I can not access the openvpn server as access to any and ...
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Changing settings on user profile basis instead of whole server on Windows 2003 Terminal Server

Im trying to setup our terminal server (if possible) to have settings set on a profile basis not the whole server. For example we have an intranet page that is accessible on the T/S. One set of ...
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proxy server is refusing connections on windows

I have a weird issue.I have a remote proxy server,with installed squid3.When access to proxy from Linux the server works perfectly,but from windows i get always the same message : the proxy ...
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NPM install doesn't work from behind our proxy which requires authentication - tried config set proxy=

This is a problem running the Nodejs package manager (NPM) on Windows in an network running ActiveDirectory - and the problem seems to be because I'm behind a corporate proxy. I want NPM INSTALL to ...
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Why chrome not able to authenticate proxy even after supplying password

I am facing this rather weird issue: with proxy. In my organisation we are using proxy. What I am able to do: I am able to connect to internet using IE 9. I am able to connect to internet using ...
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How to share ppp0 to wlan0 with redsocks

I can't understand the meaning of this: I have a USB modem along with a USB Wifi router, and I use redsocks for ppp0. Then I want to forward the incoming connection from Wifi to redsocks. I have ...
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DNS Resolution in case of two network interfaces

I have a computer connected to one Ethernet card attached to my internal network and another one attached to USB Modem (3G), Both interfaces can reach Internet but my Ethernet network is behind a ...
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Trend Micro IWSVA Access Quota Policy not blocking HTTPS web pages

I'm using Trend Micro's IWSVA 6.0-SP1_Build_Linux_1193 (Interscan Web Security Virtual Appliance) as a web filtering/proxy server. I have setup an Internet Access Quota Limit and when the limit is ...
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Configure Google Earth not to use system proxy settings

Is it possible to configure Google Earth in such way that it will ignore system-wide settings of proxy in older Windows OS? For example, in Google Chrome there is such setting in command line: ...
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Unable to test HTTP PUT-based file upload via Squid Proxy

I can upload a file to my Apache web server using Curl just fine: echo "[$(date)] file contents." | curl -T - http://WEB-SERVER/upload/sample.put However, if I put a Squid proxy server in between, ...
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Ping works, other commands fail

I'm behind a proxy at work. When I try to ping google, it works. When I try to wget, I got stuck on the "Connecting to [proxy name]". I tried both via the "google.com" adress and via the IP adress I ...
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Sharing Proxied Internet Connection

Currently I have a proxies Internet Connection at Windows 7. The windows machine internet connection is done thru IE proxy connection settings. (policies constrained) I would like to share this ...
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how to configuring WIN 7 as Access point and using proxy

[info] : The connection : phone to computer to modem to internet. Modem IP : 192.168.123.1 Computer IP : 192.168.123.1 Computer OS Windows 7 Phone connection : Wifi (using Internet Connection ...
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How to create a local-remote-local tunnel to a specific port using ssh

I'm able to establish an ssh connection from my windows computer (localhost - eth1) to my linux computer (remotehost - eth0) by doing: ssh user@192.168.1.100 Instead of using that, because I use ...
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Does bittorrent need a proxy?

I want to use one of my Debian servers for a "torrent" machine. I have utorrent on my gaming machine which doesn't require a proxy. But it said on a tutorial that you need a proxy with bittorrent. ...
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Google products and services not loading at all

This started suddenly. Basically i was watching videos on youtube, and suddenly it stopped loading. After a few refresh attempts, it started saying Firefox cannot find the server at ..... Then I tried ...
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How can I trace a connection through a proxy server and/or a VPN?

Someone is continuously attacking my ftp servers. I observed the IPs he left, but running whois on all of them, I concluded that they are socks5 proxy servers. I even found the site where he is ...
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How can i access in host file whiles using a proxy server

I using a proxy server (Freegate to be specific). I an unable to access the connections (dns mappings) that i have set in my host file. That is i want to access "127.0.0.1 YourInstanceName" whiles ...
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Why are my browsers suddenly configured to use a proxy?

I sat down at my computer this morning and could not access any web sites using Firefox. FF was telling me that "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections." So I check ...
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Manually configuring proxy settings of Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I have an application that needs to change the proxy settings used by Google chrome, then use the browser and then automatically switch back the proxy to what it was. I have been unable to find where ...
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Where can I find “system proxy settings”?

Where are these system proxy settings? I noticed my connection has been slow for a while, then I checked the connection settings and was surprised there were set a proxy, but I cant see what exactly ...
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Reset Internet Proxy Remembered Account on Windows

When you go to internet across a proxy server, windows ask you for your username and password and you can tell it that remeber that account and password forever. My problem is that I need to change ...
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IE9 Internal Proxy w/Custom Settings doesn't Allow to Authenticate Email Address

I have searched and searched but I can't find the answer to my question. Here is the my current setup: Instead of using a proxy service, I used IE 9's internal proxy server and forwarded all outgoing ...
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SSL Apache Proxy with hostname not working

We have decided to run a secure web proxy through apache. we assigned the server a domain name and then bought SSL certificate for that domain and then applied on Ubuntu 12.04 (precise) with ...
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Inspecting websocket traffic with proxy

I'm using Charles Proxy to inspect traffic from my Android apps. I have the phone configured to proxy all traffic through Charles, which is installed on my PC. Everything has worked thus far ...
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How to block specific HTTPS traffic?

According to HTTPS description: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol. It provides encrypted communication ...
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How Proxy DNS works? Can they capture my data?

Update: I've read this article to understand how Proxy DNS works, but still not sure if they can capture my data or not? How can some services apply HTTP proxy by modifying DNS server? I'm using ...
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Unable to intercept data intended for gateway by using ARP

I am having trouble with what seems to be a very simple problem. I manage to be able to successfully spoof the ARP table of one computer on my network (as reported by arp -a). But even enabling a ...