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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How to use different services (ftp, vpn) if all ports are blocked except 80 and 443

Unfortunately the sysadmin blocked all ports in my network except 80 and 443 so just the browser works properly. Previously I've used VPN, (S)FTP, SSH to work remotely. Now I cannot do that. Could ...
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How to set up system wide proxy for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? (Pls read details)

I can set a proxy in browser and access internet. But I want a system wide proxy, such that every request that generates from my machine (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) should pass through that proxy. If we set ...
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Translate requests' URLs to a web server to fetch pages

I'm on a server (under Red Hat), let say server A, which has access to the web server B but not web server C. Server B and server C are the exact same with different host names and different base ...
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Can /etc/hosts or something similar be used to redirect a http URL to a file path?

My Windows 7 admin pushes out some proxy settings (e.g., a proxy.pac file available through http) to my computer every night that I don't want. I have modified this pac-file and stored it locally, on ...
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VPN Proxy Server

I need some help describing the issue I have so I might be using wrong concepts. What I want to create is a secure and anonymous connection between my computer (A Windows 10 Virtual PC) and a remote ...
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Setting up ssh tunnel in Putty

I have instructions for setting up a proxy tunnel to a work computer behind a firewall. The setup is: | [home]--------[outside]-|-[inside] | The ...
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How to allocated different IP while crawling web pages

How can i assign different ip address while crawling I am crawling billions of page everyday(allocating different ip will help to handel blockages)
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How does hidemyass find public proxies? [closed]

I don't know if superuser is the right place to ask this question but I'm gonna give it a shot. I've been always wondering how websites like hidemyass find public ip:port proxies and keep them fresh? ...
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How to connect to a mac computer-to-computer wifi network from windows

I'm trying to get a windows 10 surface tablet to connect to the WiFi network I establish on a mac by going (on the mac) to create network → create a computer-to-computer network. I give the ...
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Why does Qatar use a single IP address when 800,000 IP addresses are allocated to it?

In discussions about IP address banning, IP 82.148.97.69 is often cited as an example. According to Wikipedia, this IP address is the public address of "the entire nation of Qatar". There are two ...
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List of links that will be taken without a proxy in linux

How can I add a list of links that will be taken without a proxy in linux or another shell programm (etc. proxychains)? I need it to exclude the download proxy .avi files proxychains firefox
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how to access https content in a restricted wifi network

I'am using a cafe wifi network but it seems it is blocking all the https content. Is there any way to access https sites? how could I use a proxy,vpn or ssh tunnel to a personal server via http and ...
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PS4 Voice Chat workaround

Problem Currently unable to use the voice chat feature for parties on the PS4. Equipment List PS4 Linksys WRT1900ac (stock firmware, current main router) Linksys WRT54GL (DD-WRT firmware, backup ...
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940922 - how to reach my ssh server? [duplicate]

my company blocks almost all connections. only i can browse web by my web browser via a proxy server on port 8080 which requires authentication. no limit in browsing https exists. but beyond that it ...
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uWSGI: how to serve static files from root and an app from a sub directory?

I am using Cloud 9 IDE to build a website. My goal is to serve a static website from the site root /index.html and so on. The content in this site will be regenerated on a schedule (daily in this ...
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Linux - Squid on local machine to control outgoing traffic

I'm trying to setup squid on my computer to control the outgoing traffic from the same computer only. If my understanding is correct, squid runs as user "squid" on on most Linux distributions (mine is ...
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Setup a VPN on a Squid Proxy (Linux)

Hi all ! I have a Ubuntu server running a squid cache proxy server and i was wondering if it was possible to set things up so that squid would "connect to the internet" though a vpn (PureVPN). But ...
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Do internet bandwidth get used when I am using vpn or proxy?

In my country, most of porn sites are banned, so i choose VPN & proxy to browse, it means my ISP get change if i connect to VPN or proxy, so my Internet bandwidth get used when I connect to vpn or ...
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using proxy with native windows 10 apps twitter and facebook

I live in a very very good country that twitter and facebook and many more websites has been banned by government , by the way I want to use native apps from windows 10 (store apps) of those social ...
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Why there is proxy in front of Router (or between PC and Router)?

Our company's router is 192.168.135.254 with traceroute, I got this: traceroute to 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets 1 192.168.0.162 (192.168.0.162) 1.903 ms 0.839 ms 0.699 ms 2 ...
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How do I use proxy in uTorrent for downloading?

My Hostel Wi Fi has blocked uTorrent and other clients. So I can't download through them. Can I use proxy for unblocking it? If yes then how?
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Docker - Can I have a vpn proxy in a docker container and route traffic from other containers through it?

I'm using this Docker Container to have Deluge accessing the internet through my VPN - https://github.com/jbogatay/docker-piavpn Would it be possible to split up Deluge and the vpn client? So that ...
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After each launch, Chrome takes ~4 minutes’ delay to visit the first page

Using Windows 10, but I have had this issue in Windows 8.1 too. Starting yesterday, out of nowhere, Chrome started to take ~4 minute to be able to navigate to any web page for the first time. After ...
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Connection timed out when connecting to a remote tcp port

I have deployed my application on Linux CentOS. The app connects to a remote TCP port but it throws a connect timed out exception. I tried to connect it via telnet but the port doesn't respond. I am ...
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Implementing irssi IRC Anonymity

I'm looking to connect to an IRC server that I do not trust with any of my information, including my IP. In the past I have connected through a web client over Tor but it has become unreliable. My ...
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curl to test secure web proxy

I have used Chrome to successfully connect to the secure web proxy(squid https_port) Chrome doc , but I want to know any command line tool(such as curl) will connect to it too. Curl's -x option ...
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SQUID on Raspberry

I am trying to implement a proxy server on my Raspberry to log all connections to the internet. Squid (3.4.0) and SARG are installed and running without any problems, but I have still some problems to ...
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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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Cannot connect to the Internet through proxy server in Windows system

My Windows 8.1 system has recently been experiencing problems with proxy in such a way that I cannot use any proxy server software e.g. Freegate, Psiphon3, etc. I run the proxy, open up a browser and ...
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Determine TLS certificate details with Microsoft Edge

I purchased a new ASUS Q302 laptop from Best Buys for testing some software under the Intel Broadwell architecture (6th Gen i7). It looks like the machine has one of those Proxy/Interception ...
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How do I found a port on lo to wlan0? (Android ADB Port Forwarding)

This is a very unique and complicated question that I hope someone is able to help me with. Currently (I just moved) I don't have WiFi so I'm tethering my laptop to my phone. I am using adb to create ...
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How to pass through credentials in SMTP proxy with Postfix

I want Postfix to proxy SMTP connections from MUA on my client to another outer SMTP server. Since the outer SMTP server requires the Postfix proxy to authenticate with SMTP-AUTH, So I set my MUA's ...
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Is it possible to tamper MAC address of a device within local network through a Router or a proxy?

Is it possible that the MAC address of a device in a local network be tampered? Say the device connect to a router, due to technical constraint nothing can be done on the device except for changing ...
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How do I tunnel all my traffic to a proxy server?

My internet access is through a squid proxy server set up with the IP 172.16.0.1 and port 3128. It also has (not NTLM) authentication. I would like to tunnel all my traffic through the proxy but have ...
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Dnsleaktest.com fails to function/does not find the DNS servers when I use a proxy. Why?

When I use a VPN, and when I go to the website dnsleaktest.com, it displays the DNS servers of the VPN service provider, and not any DNS server of my ISP. So far so good. However, I am puzzled when ...
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Firefox web proxy not being called

I created a generic handler (similar to a web page) Handler1.ashx. When I browse to http://localhost:50824/Handler1.ashx the handler is called. So it is working. But when I set Firefox's Settings to ...
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How do proxy servers work?

Recently I have read an article about proxy server and its usage. The article says: "A proxy server can act as an intermediary between the user's computer and the Internet to prevent from attack ...
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SSH+ SOCK Proxy vs VPN

Basically I want to route all my internet traffic (http,https) out to another network (hosted network) and make it encrypted to the end node(hosted network). I can do this right now via SSH> Port ...
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squid listens port but does not work

This is what i've got from netstat -plant tcp 0 0 :::3128 :::* LISTEN 2345/(squid) and this is my config file # # Recommended minimum ...
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Bind application to a specific network interface

I have tried ForceBindIP, but it has a significant downside - it doesn't affect the children of the application I'm trying to bind, it only affects the application itself. It also can't force an ...
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I need to WakeOnLAN my NAS and then do somekind of Proxy

I have the following Problem: I have a synology NAS in my Home-Network and a Raspberry PI. What I want to do is to access my NAS from outlisde of my LAN but it needs to be woken before it can be ...
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Debian Linux: How can I expose a SOCKS proxy as a HTTP proxy for the purpose of HTTP/HTTPS requests?

How can I allow a program, which only supports talking through a HTTP proxy, to talk through a SOCKS proxy? In other words, take the HTTP-proxy request and turn it into a SOCKS-proxy request which ...
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How to block specific domains and urls using privoxy

I've set up privoxy on my router with OpenWRT. The proxy seems to work well as I am able to surf with my traffic going through it. I tried setting a minimal example of blocking with only one domain ...
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SSH Tunnel via very restrictive HTTP Proxy/Firewall

I know how this usually works, I've done a lot of investigation and tinkering to get this far and my observations are reproducible. Have a (few) SSH Server(s) Running on port 443 (https), and a few ...
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Multi-hop proxy tunnels for SSH over HTTP (Apache) using Corkscrew

Setup: - I have a gateway connected to a server which is connected to destination I can only reach destination from server I am using two tunnels for SSH over HTTP I have an Apache proxy running on ...
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SOCKS Proxy for ALL Web Traffic

So I have a SSH Client and a SSH Server. I am to encrypt web traffic(traffic to web server) via Firefox Socks proxy. Right now it seems like encrypting internet traffic is application based only? ...
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Squid reverse proxy, DMZ, how to forward any non-http request

I'm actually facing an issue with some network-protocol related problem. I have my own domain, a owned DMZ, and externals users. In my DMZ, I have a reverse proxy who handle HTTP connection very well....
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How does ping work over a proxy?

I'd changed my machine's proxy to connect to a network, but later when I came back to my home network, while chrome and other browsers could not connect, I could ping sites from the terminal and even ...
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how to use ssh to forward the telnet trafic

I have to run a telnet connection between two network elements. The server is located after a firewall, and the IP address of the client can not connect it. My idea is to use a third server as a proxy....
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onion-style encryptions in ssh multi-hop commands

In what we could call the canonical multi-hop ssh example, we can see that the following command would route the user's ssh traffic through three (fictitious) consecutive nodes: ssh ruapehu....