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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Is there a way to share a socks proxy with a router?

I'm connecting to my VPS in the US using ssh/socks proxy on my mac. Works a treat to watch netflix / geo-blocked content. Is there a way for my tomato router to connect via ssh/socks proxy and share ...
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Query related to functioning of proxy server

If in a LAN network provided by the college,there are some sites which are banned to access.So,can someone explain how does proxies like "psiphon" allow us to access those sites
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LAN settings don't save (“managed by your system administrator”)

I'm using WiFi connections or a 3G modem to connect to the Internet, but sometimes the connections break and the LAN settings change to use a proxy server. I have never set a proxy server, and I do ...
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Can I make a network for devices to connect to my computer (to use it as a proxy)?

I would like to use my Windows 7 laptop to host a network that I can connect other devices to, and use the laptop (and Tor, if need be) as a proxy, to make devices I connect with will be anonymously ...
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What information leaks through local DNS lookups when torrenting?

Using uTorrent + a Socks5 Proxy for anonymity, what kind of information might leak through local DNS lookups? Here's my current config: As you can see, I enabled local DNS lookups, and it severly ...
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Do Proxies Completely Mask Your Traffic?

If you route both your upload and downloads through a proxy can your ISP or "prying eyes" still see what your traffic is? Does the proxy encrypt the traffic in a way so that it is not decipherable? ...
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My Ethernet modem disconnects during download at high speed when using proxy software

please my Ethernet modem keeps disconnecting after some seconds or minutes when downloading files at high speed and I have to unplug and re-plug the modem before internet connection is restored. This ...
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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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Using putty and plink to proxy connect

I'm trying to emulate the ProxyCommand feature of OpenSSH with PuTTY on Windows. I've found this which talks about using the Proxy tab and setting a local proxy of plink with the -nc argument. When I ...
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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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Setting proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection using command line on Mac OSX

I want to know how to set the proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection like in network preferences, but using the shell. I have tried looking around but I only am finding commands like: networksetup -...
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How to be untraceable when visiting a website?

I would like to access (possibly simultaneously) a website with two different profiles. The point is that I need the two profiles not be connectable to the same person. I did some research by my own ...
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Configure a VPS to map incoming IPs as outgoing IPs for SOCKS5?

I've purchased a VPS service which supports adding additional IPs, which I've done. All IPs connect to the same VPS and I can connect to them via SSH forwarding for SOCKS5: ssh user@host -N -D port ...
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Apache as Proxy server insert html to every traffic pass through proxy

I'm using Apache 2.4 on Windows, i config apache as a proxy server. and i try to use mod_layout 5.1 to insert html,php to footer on every http traffic pass through proxy. This is my network What i ...
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Mystery Proxy Appears in Internet Options (in Control Panel)

I keep having my "Internet Properties" use a proxy for the Local Area Network, and I don't know where it's coming from. I thought maybe I had a virus, so I scanned with Eset and found nothing. The ...
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Detecting whether a proxy is HTTP or SOCKS

Based on the long search in net I came to know that SOCKS uses a handshake protocol to inform the proxy software about the connection that the client is trying to make, and then acts as transparently ...
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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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DD-WRT Router and Squid3 transparent box denying everything

As the title implies, I have a DD-WRT router that I use for the wi-fi network. What I want is to have my wi-fi traffic sent to my squid box so that I can monitor what is being sent over the wi-fi ...
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Proxy refuses the CONNECT method

I am trying to git clone from my work. The squid proxy is very restrictive and only accept HTTP(s) queries using a particular user-agent. This can be tricked with git using the http/user-agent config....
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Bypass routers vpn with proxy

I have openvpn on openwrt router. I need to exclude some services i.e steam. Because Steam uses many ports and games also use different ports its hard to make rules for them. So I think good option ...
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How to prefetch HTTP requests in squid?

I'm looking for a (set of) configuration directive(s) or workarounds to make squid 4.x prefetch HTTP requests (e.g. of a link elements on HTML sites). I know about the downsides and that this doesn't ...
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Use proxy on Firefox, but not for https

My company uses a proxy, but does allow https directly. Don't ask me why. I tried to add an exception to the proxy settings, but https://* does not work. I also tried to disable "Use this proxy ...
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Is it possible to keep Windows start menu search from accessing the internet?

I have just set up a new PC with a fresh installation of Windows 10. The PC is connected to my company's network, and must make use of a proxy server to connect to the internet, because of company ...
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How do I detect type of proxy

I have a proxy connection to one server. I need to know the type of proxy is it https tunnel or is it a standard ssl web proxy? How do I can do this? Note: This proxy is created inside of a program,...
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Proxies for IRC?

There is this kid who joins IRC channels over and over after being banned. Just wondering how he does this? I tried to find a proxy list (to ban of course), but I don't know. Let's put the ball in ...
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Changing proxy from console

I have a little problem with proxy, I'm trying to change the address with reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" ^/v ProxyEnable /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f reg add "HKCU\...
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How to setup a HTTP caching proxy inside a NAT which is not a gateway?

I have the following setup of OSI level 2 and 3 devices in my IPv4-LAN with internet connection behind a NAT (all clients and servers are in 192.168.1.0/24) Internet | Gateway (WiFi-"Router")/NAT ...
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Why can't I make a SSH over HTTPS tunnel to my home server?

I am trying to bypass a proxy server at my school due to it's unnecessary restrictiveness by using SSH tunneling over HTTPS. I have succeeded by using a free SSH tunneling service, and proxytunnel, ...
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Scan outgoing traffic for sensitive data

I run Windows on my desktop, but I would be willing to route my traffic through a Linux box if required. I've had two instances of my credit card being misused in two months now. Despite being ...
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downloading torrent on a WiFi connection that requires proxy

our college WiFi does not block torrents but any connection has to be made through a proxy server. when I use my phone as a hot spot, all my torrents download fine. when I use the proxied WiFi however,...
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Saving Proxy-Credentials (basic authentication) on windows

In our company we use a https-proxy to access the internet. While this works ok on most applications(browser) there are always application that crash or have massive issues when they reveive a 407-...
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iptables as a proxy

I'm not sure how to start better so i'll be straight. I have to travel to a foreign country, but i need access to a server that is local to my hometown network. I have a DD-WRT router with only my PC ...
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Using VPN on host then Proxy on VMware guest?

I have been working on the for 9 hours and I cannot find a solution. I want to run my VPN on my host computer and then use a proxy on the vmware machine. If I run the vpn through my host computer I ...
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mitmproxy ignore all websocket connections

At the moment, mitmproxy doesn't seem to be able to handle websocket connections. How can I just pass these on so that clients can still connect with a websocket server? Here's my current command: ...
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Google Chrome doesn't trust mitmproxy's certficates

I'm running mitmdump (from mitmproxy) on my Macbook Pro, and I'm connecting to the proxy through my Windows desktop PC. However, Chrome (running on the PC) refuses to connect to so many sites because ...
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Can't install Adobe Flash updates – “An error occurred while downloading the installer”

I can't install updates of Adobe Flash Player when Windows is starting. I have a proxy server, but I have configured the proxy settings in Internet Explorer. The error message I get says: An ...
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Apache as Proxy replace the html code/tags/text

I configured my Apache server as a proxy server. I added some filters to my proxy.conf file to change the text (HTML source code) of the websites. Example code: ExtFilterDefine foodo mode=output ...
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Configure CNTLM for proxy requiring basic authentication

I am using the Windows 8 Release Preview, but most of the apps aren't working for me, as my institute's LAN connection is proxy based, that requires basic authentication. I need help in configuring ...
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How can i exclude hostnames for using the default-proxy in git?

Is there a way to exclude the default-configured http-proxy from beeing used when checking out from local(corporate-network) git repository? We have a git repository that is only accessible when not ...
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Site shows blank page, but not with proxy

I am attempting to access the popular site, Deposits.org. When I go there, I get a blank page. When I view source, that is also completely empty. But I'm able to see the site through an anonymous ...
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How to access video streaming site using proxy [closed]

IS there any proxy site or trick which can be helpful to open blocked sites . I can access site using anonymouse.org and other sites but a site which have some video don't work . Is there any way .
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How to config proxy in Ubuntu on VirtualBox

All: I am new to virtualbox. I install virtualbox on a WIndow7x64 box(IP: 45.37.2.38, Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway:45.37.2.1) which is behind office's proxy, inside virtualbox, I install Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Still getting 407 from Proxy after CONNECT

I'm in a corporate network that access to the Internet through a proxy. For instance I have connection to the Internet through the browsers (Firefox, Chrome ...) The problem is that when I’m trying ...
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changing DNS setting doesn't seem to have any effect

I am currently on Windows 10, and trying to use dnscrypt to proxy my DNS lookup from port 53 to some other port so it will bypass transparent DNS. however, when I change my windows DNS setting to 127....
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How to setup my linux machine as a dns proxy server

I have enabled ip forwarding in my kali linux machine and have set that machine's ip address (192.168.43.88) as the default gateway on a second machine (192.168.43.234) in the same subnet. Primary DNS ...
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Setting system wide http(s)/ftp proxy with username and password on Ubuntu/Mint

At my office I was given a pac file in order to connect to our proxy. The pac file is just a bunch of ignore-this-internal-site-and-that-local-site along with a proxy for other connections, let's call ...
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How to access local resources over proxy

So I have a raspberry pi that is acting as a proxy server (privoxy) on my home network. I can access that Pi through Hamachi (I know it's not ideal, but it gets the jobs done well enough). However, I ...
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Proxy for list of addresses in Linux/Gnome3

I'm looking for a system-wide setting to use a specific proxy for a list of URLs on a machine running Archlinux and Gnome 3. The setup is like the following: company_proxy |- internal URL 1 |- ...
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Stunnel PSK Error

I have build a anonymous stunnel 5.29 + squid 3.3 SSL proxy server for few purpose and I want to enable PSK authorization. The configuration of the stunnel server: pid = /run/stunnel.pid chroot = /...