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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MinGW installer not working with proxy

Situation I want to install minGW and msys on a work pc, but I'm behind a proxy. The proxy settings are configured to auto detect in both internet explorer and firefox. The proxy is a http proxy on ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Ethical way to get past a proxy server?

I am working with lwIP on an embedded device that wants to connect via DHCP to a flexible LAN. Sometimes the device will want to connect to a network with a proxy server. How to I make the DORA ...
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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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Setting proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection using command line Mac OSX

Hi I want to know how to set the proxy settings to Auto Proxy Detection like in network preferences but using bash. I have tried looking around but I only am seeming to find commands like this ...
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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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Best Way To Get Around School Proxy? [closed]

To connect to and use the school wifi requires using a provided .pac file, which then blocks pretty much every useful website to exist. I know web-based proxies such as glype work to get around it, ...
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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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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 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 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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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Using the Cisco VPN 5.0.07 blocks internet - but shouldn't

I have been bashing my head against this for a few days. I have a computer that is singularly running the Cisco VPN client to connect for a work application. Our web normally filters through a proxy ...
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Connecting to an SSH server from Client behind an NTLM Proxy

I'm trying to get to my SSH server on the internet from a corporate network. All connections to the outside internet have to be proxied through a server that check's for the NTLM hash of each client ...
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Can't seem to block Youtube using Qustodio

Win10: I've been limiting my kid's computer time using Qustodio mostly successfully for the past several months. However, I can't seem to block youtube. Neither an explicit youtube rule, or time ...
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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 server on windows?

I need a way to have a remote computer connect to my home PC and use its internet over the local internet. I have a Windows 10 x64, a Windows 7 x64 and a Ubuntu 14 x86. I would prefer to use one of ...
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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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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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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 = ...
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VirtualBox NAT over proxy

I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 on a Ubuntu 10.04 host system. I have an HTTP proxy server on the host system. How do I configure the VirtualBox to NAT the virtual machine's network and use the HTTP proxy for ...
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Squid3 Caching websites works but not for large files despite max size 6GB

For a homelab environment, I setup a Squid 3.3.8 Caching server on CentOS 7 (minimal) as a proxy server (not as the default gateway with transparent caching). With a Xubuntu client, I setup proxy ...
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How to configure cygwin git to work behind proxy?

I am using Windows 7 x64. I have installed Git for Windows and cygwin's git. These are the installed versions for Git for Windows: user@machine MINGW64 ~ $ uname -a MINGW64_NT-6.1 machine ...
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Proxy stack configuration for KDE and ZSH

I have the following stack: Ubuntu 14.04 ZSH KDE Firefox Chrome PyCharm/other GUI applications ssh/git/wget/curl/etc from terminal And I'm behind a proxy server, http:proxy.server.com. I set up ...
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How to make sure our script is using a proxy

I have a python script I made which requests pages on the web. I am using a mac os and am using a socks proxy on 127.0.0.1:9150 on my wifi (pass all apps thru proxy --tor--). Using wireshark, how do I ...
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What is the difference between a proxy and a VPN?

There are several service providers out there that allow a user to circumvent firewalls or anonymize their web access. Some of them use proxies, some use VPNs. Most people say that VPNs usually work ...
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All VPNs are proxy servers but not all proxy servers are VPNs? [duplicate]

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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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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Configuring Virtualbox to use an authenticating proxy

I have a couple of Virtualbox VMs (ubuntu guest) running on a windows 7 host, but internet access is through an authenticating proxy with a self signed certificate. Configuring this for just one of ...
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Routing incoming http requests over tor socks

I am trying to make a proxy server for some privacy. I couldn't find any way to use tor as a http proxy server without external modules. I have two machine, one of them is a client which use the other ...
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openVPN http-proxy-option version (EXT1)?

I have a question about http-proxy-option in openVPN. I have a client *.ovpn file which works on Windows, but doesn't work on Mac OS X or Linux. Here is my client config file (key and certificate are ...