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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Dansguardian unblock website for subnet

What I try to solve is to unblocking www.youtube.com for just one subnet of my network. I'm running Dansguardian 2.8.0.6. together with squid on my gateway. Example: 192.168.1.0/24 --> YT ...
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How do I set up Windows 8.1 with an authenticated proxy for apps?

On this page about authenticated proxies on Windows 8, it says The issues that are discussed in this article are scheduled to be resolved in Windows 8.1. For more information about Windows 8.1, ...
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How to configure Proxychains in backtrack?

I am trying to configure proxychains.conf file but when i run any application from proxychains like firefox, it can't open the webpage and also terminal is showing "need more proxies !" ?? I have ...
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How can I configure a web-based proxy?

I already know how to create some proxies to bypass firewalls with ssh, such as a SOCKS or PuTTY proxy. I also know about httptunnel. But I want/need is something like surfola.com: I'd like to ...
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Internet Explorer 9 bad proxy detection failing when proxy server is completely unreachable

I've searched high and low, and I only find a few mentions of this "bad proxy list" feature of internet explorer. Basically, if you have a PAC/wpad.dat file for auto proxy configuration, and your ...
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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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Nginx in front of Apache and retain logins

I've googled for a while and searched super user and can't seem to find anything regarding my current issue. I'll try to explain it as best as I can. I have two servers, at two different geographical ...
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Why won't my proxy server connect to the internet?

I'm setting up a dedicated machine to run a transparent proxy server for my network, but for unknown reasons, clients can connect to the machine, but the internet isn't working. There seems to be a ...
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Script for one time proxied firefox

I want to change firefox proxy settings on the fly (no, I will not be installing a 3rd party extension for this). I want to open up an instance of firefox without changing my default proxy settings. ...
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squid proxy slow response

We are using the squid proxy in our setup and implemented as transparent proxy with user authentication. Before couple of days, while we are trying to setup the iptables the squid started performing ...
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How to Block Ultra Surf Proxy Client on Windows

How can I effectively block ultrasurf which is being used on our company network. With ultrasurf all web filters applied on the network are useless. Does anyone have a solution to this problem?
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Redirect all LAN network traffic to external proxy server

I have an external VPS that acts as Proxy (SQUID) and I'd like to force all the network connections requested by all my LAN devices to be handled by the proxy without singular configurations on the ...
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Enable transparent proxy

this is my first post here, so sorry if i made some mistake. I work in a company who has an http/https auth proxy, and they allow us to use our devices, as long as we setup the proxy. The problem is ...
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FreeBSD - How can I let server A get web access via server B over a specific port?

Setup: Server A: FreeBSD 10 - IP: 100.100.100.100 Server B: FreeBSD 9 - IP: 200.200.200.200 Both servers use pf.conf. Desired result: I want server A to be able to get web access (port 80) via ...
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Cant get squid proxy to work

i need squid proxy on my centos server. But i just can't get it to work. I did yum install squid. Here is my squid.conf file (i removed all comments): acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 acl manager proto ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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youtube-dl: use proxy on error

I'm using youtube-dl to download videos from youtube by playlists. Unfortunately, a ton of music videos are blocked in my country and youtube-dl spits out an error on those. There is the -i option to ...
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How to specify chained proxies in environment variable?

Linux and Cygwin programs can usually use environment variables such as HTTP_PROXY, HTTPS_PROXY, FTP_PROXY, and others, in order to use a proxy server. But how do I chain proxies together? I ...
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Ways to bypass an internet filter/restriction? [closed]

What are all the possible ways to bypass an internet restriction? I have already tried using TOR, a VPN and an SSH connection, but i keep getting connection refused. When ever I try to access a ...
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Linux command line to turn off proxy

Can you show me the command line to turn off proxy when I am using the command line terminal in Ubuntu?
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How to bypass Internet restriction? [closed]

Alright, so I am connected to a windows domain network and I have been having a few problems bypassing restrictions which have been set in order to access certain blocked sites. I have tried a number ...
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Speed up proxy connection download speed

In my country http://youtube.com is banned and I cannot download from it so I used proxy(with Freegate),but now the download speed comes down(instead of 60KB/sec it's now about 20KB/s). why this ...
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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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All VPNs are proxy servers but not all proxy servers are VPNs?

I'm having trouble understanding the difference between a VPN and a proxy server. When I connect to a VPN, other computers see the IP address of the VPN instead of the IP address of my ISP. But ...
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what is wrong with my squid configuration?

i install squid3 on my debian server and replace 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 acl ...
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Port forwarding does not work for http sites

I am connecting to office network through VPN. I have two servers A and B. I have ssh tomcat access to A through VPN but not to B. When I ssh into A, from there I can ssh into B. Also, B is running ...
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Don't reverse-proxy robots.txt

I do not want to reverse-proxy robots.txt. How would I use a RewriteRule to redirect any request to the same robots.txt? For example, I want the RewriteRule to do this: ...
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Lan settings constantly being changed to proxy server in Windows 8.1

Now matter which of three ways I go in and change my settings to automatically detect, within 15 to 30 seconds it flips back to having the proxy server option checked. This started happening two, ...
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SSH dynamic forwarding proxy - “No data received” in chrome

My debug log: ssh -D 5000 root@103.117.102.43 -vvv OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /Users/zhenweiliu/.ssh/config debug1: /Users/zhenweiliu/.ssh/config ...
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simple configuration for squid 3

I have a little bunch of users (about 5-10) that should access the internet through squid (http proxy)with my debian server .i need a simple configuration for squid but i'm not familiar with that. can ...
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Applying proxy settings system-wide on Linux?

Our campus employs proxy server with authentication. So, I have to apply http://username:password@proxyIp:port/ bash configure file(suppose for wget or curl) or manually entering details for every ...
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Setting proxy via http_proxy on Mac

I am using an HTTP proxy on MacOS 10.7 (which works for Safari.app, when set in the system preferences). I'm now trying to set the proxy for command-line applications using the $http_proxy environment ...
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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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JBoss AS7 Javamail Proxy

In JBoss 6 you could set proxy properties to be used for mail in the config file. In 7 you now have to use <subsystem>...</subsystem> eg. <subsystem ...
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How can I apply a proxy IP address to all my connections?

I live in a building where we share a static IP address. Looks like a roommate got banned from a website where I also have an account, and now I can't visit this website either. I had to install a ...
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How to only pass browser traffic to openvpn connection

I have succesfully set up an openvpn connection. By using the parameters redirect-gateway def1 dhcp-option DNS 10.8.0.1 all traffic will go through the VPN, but I only want a specific application ...
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How do you permanently disable the 'This Connection is Untrusted' page on Firefox

I'm going insane. Can someone please help me to COMPLETELY DISABLE the 'This Connection is Untrusted' page on Firefox. Facts: I am running Firefox 23.0 on an Ubuntu machine (downloaded and ...
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Check local hosts file (Win7) and proxy.pac

I have two groups of computers at the school: 1) computer lab, and 2) anywhere else. These are all Windows 7 machines. Up to now, I've had two versions of the Window's hosts file depending on which ...
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Gem: Could not find a valid gem in any repository

my problem is that I installed ruby and gem successfully with no errors, but when I go any further, trying to install any gem, it threw an error: ERROR: Could not find a valid gem '<name>' ...
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Difference between Internet Explorer Proxy and WinHttp Proxy

I was having some issues recently as i was unable to check for Updates in Windows as it could not connect to update server as well as my OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) was drilled down and was not ...
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Configuring proxy settings for Google Chrome on Linux

How do I configure proxy settings for chrome on linux? It doesn't have a configuration interface like in firefox. I'd like to configure it in a way that i dont have to type in the login and password ...
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Is it possible to connect to TeamViewer's VPN and a Proxy Directly? (i.e. with out a second TV client)

I am abroad and remoting into my home machine trying to set up a VPN and proxy server because I'm using a lot of public WiFi is Southeast Asia on a working holiday. As I already use TeamViewer, I am ...
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How to cache “maven/gem/npm” content for the requests from my command line tools?

We have a very bad network condition, that when we use maven/gradle/sbt or npm or gem to install dependencies, it is often slowly and sometimes disconnected. So I wonder is it possible to run some ...
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How to make a TeamViewer proxy on a Windows 8 machine?

I sit on a corporate network which routes all the traffic through a proxy. This proxy routing happens after the computer is connected to the network, because no setup is needed on the computers that ...
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Transparent proxy on a Siemens router

I would like to install a transparent proxy with content filtering (such as Squid) on my Siemens ADSL SL2-141 router, such that all requests in my home network are automatically routed through the ...
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how can i login my gmail account?

It is normal for people in china not to login into gmail ,GFW block people here to login into gmail.Many times when i login into gmail directly ,it is a failure message. If i login into gmail ...
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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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How do I know what proxy server I'm using?

I need to know what the address for my proxy server is so I can configure another program to also use it. If I go into IE, Internet Properties, LAN Settings, then all I see is an automatic ...
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Proxy authentication for commandline in Windows

I am accessing web (port 80) using a proxy server which requires authentication. For web browser, it pops a window where I can enter my username and password but when I am using command-line (cmd) and ...
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Tor on Google App Engine Launcher

I have installed Google App Engine SDK for Python on Windows 8.1. I use Vidalia Bridge Bundle and the Chrome extension Proxy SwitchySharp to access the net through Tor. But the problem seem to be it ...