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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Redirect web traffic (SOCKS proxy) for a specific domain

Sup guys, I have youtube.com blocked at my work because reasons. I'm a scientist and I NEED youtube because most of the conferences and talks that I'd like to see are available there. Yes, I ...
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Redirect ALL web traffic through TLS without a VPN, using only Windows boxes

I can use my cell phone as a wireless hotspot, but I've found that my cellular provider is actually modifying the HTTP responses I get back, by injecting JavaScript code. I'm not sure what the code ...
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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 connect guest Kali VM to internet through NAT (network works, internet doesn't)?

Alright, I'm having some really weird problems with my VM, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I got it set up to where I can ping my host machine, I can even ping other hosts on the ...
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Glype proxy showing “index of /” when requesting incorrect URL

I won't be able to provide many informations since I have no clue where to search for informations. I have a Glype proxy hosted by a VirtualHost : <VirtualHost *:443> ServerName ...
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using an ssh server's tunneling capabilities as a web proxy

With SSH you create a tunnel for a host at a time. With the tools available this is usually a manual process. So if you wanted to do SSH tunneling for, for example, google.com, you'd have to maybe ...
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Firefox 407 proxy authentication

I go through a proxy at work. I can access sites, however in the process firefox is reporting numerous 407 errors. I receive the following pattern for numerous resources per request, but not ALL ...
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SSH tunnel freezes and says “administratively prohibited” when a domain cannot be resolved

So I am opening a SSH tunnel to a remote server to use it as proxy: ssh -D 10000 -N remote I use FireFox with FoxyProxy and it is working quite well. Except sometimes the tunnel freezes. A good ...
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Chrome - Set a custom proxy for all sites except certain ones

I'd like to set a custom proxy for Chrome - that is, not my Windows system Proxy, but a proxy just for this chrome session. I can't figure out how to do that with Chrome alone, but i was able to do ...
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What does it mean if a public IP address looks like a private IP address?

For example, I go to http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and it tells me that my IP address is 192.X.Y.Z. What does this mean? Isn't that a private IP address? How can I find my real public IP address? ...
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How to connect from Windows through SSH using another Windows PC as a proxy?

I have an embedded Linux machine to which I can connect only from a certain Windows PC (let's call it WinLab) with Putty through SSH. And to WinLab machine I can connect through Remote Desktop from my ...
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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 can I get Mac OS X's proxy information in a Bash script?

I have several network locations set up on my laptop: Work, Home, etc. The work one(s) all have a proxy server set up, while the others don't. This works fine for OSX applications -- Safari, Mail, ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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What exactly causes Firefox's “The Proxy server is refusing connections” error?

Sometimes when going through a proxy, Firefox gives the "The proxy server is refusing connections". Googling this error produces plenty of results on how to fix it by disabling your proxy, but no ...
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How to forward http request to a proxy server?

I have an Internet Linux server and my client computer (running windows) accesses internet via a SSH tunnel to the the server. Now for some reason this server can only accesses internet by a http ...
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How do you setup apache to do a reverse proxy from http -> https?

I need to sniff some traffic between VisualStudio and an endpoint for webservices. I'm not sure how they are sending the username and password with the request for wsdl. How can you configure Apache ...
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Issues with Outlook Room Finder and Automatic Replies, but only when used with a VPN

Wondering if anyone can shed light on this issue.. I am at a client site using Outlook with a VPN which allows me to connect to my own corporate intranet. With the VPN off everything works ...
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how to connect openvpn through a proxy server with port80? [closed]

i have a proxy that i can log in to internet but how can i use it to connect openvpn and for now i use hotspot shield to connect then use openvpn the proxies i use are from the internet like ...
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Selective ping error

As you see below some sites do load and ping successfully others has to be opened using proxy such as "filterbypass" Would this be routing problem or the DNS resolver/ firewall behind ...
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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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Does command line pick up a proxy server from Internet properties toolbox?

Recently my company proxy server, through which all the internet traffic is directed, was disrupted and internet services were down. Surprisingly though (for me), I was still able to ping google from ...
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How to proxy all outbound HTTP traffic in an adhoc network

I have a network that I'm trying to set up in the following manor (seems odd on the surface but it's what I'm restricted with): Client A (os x yosemite) sends HTTP request to server D Client A's ...
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OSx Transparent proxy authentication with pf

I'm under a corporate, squid proxy. It is problematic to develop under this proxy since I have to setup the proxy details for every thing I use (for example, setting npm, or terminal http_proxy) I ...
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When VPN is On Proxy Settings are Ignored

I have a HTTP/HTTPS proxy server running on port 8000. I also have a VPN for work. On Mac (similar steps occur on Windows) I set up my proxy settings through the System Preferences > Network > ...
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Resolving DNS lookup when using a proxy on a adhoc network

I have a network with the following setup: Box A(client) has a local HTTP/S proxy running Box A is set to use 0.0.0.0:7777 as a HTTP/S proxy The proxy service forwards all traffic to box B(proxy) ...
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Locally stored and searchable web history

I am looking for some ideas (solutions would be even better) for a task I want to run on my local network. I would like to save every web page I open in my browsers and be also able to search for ...
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Authentication requests for HTTPS calls through an HTTP proxy

Am I right in thinking that if you have a service protected by SSL on the other side of an HTTP proxy which requires authentication that: You authenticate using HTTP sending an unencrypted (albeit ...
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Where can I find word (or pattern) lists for tinyproxy, or some other proxy that is as small as Tinyproxy and runs on OpenWRT?

I need to set up a filtering proxy for my home network. My router runs OpenWRT, and I already got Tinyproxy working. Now I'd like to know where I can find wordlists that I could use with Tinyproxy -- ...
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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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In windows 8, my proxy server settings get enabled automatically, how do I turn this off?

I have a new laptop running windows 8, the proxy settings get enabled randomly and I can't use Internet explorer at that point. I have to manually turn off the proxy each time. I've gone through ...
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Sending mails from Outlook: SPF fails

In our Server we've implemented SPF and opendkim. The IP of our server is 85.214.95.200. SPF and opendkim verification works as expected. The problem is with one of our users. I don't know the ...
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Connecting to multiple VPN servers and make them available through proxy?

Is it possible to connect to multiple VPN servers and make them available through proxy? What I'm looking for is this way: I set up multiple proxy servers on my PC. Now I set up different VPN ...
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Windows 7 Disable Proxy via cmd - and put in effect

Windows 7 (64-bit) Disable Proxy via cmd - and put in effect? I have found the correct registry key to change, and have code to change it. reg add ...
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eclipse can't see through proxy

I am trying to install a few plugins for eclipse. My problem is that eclipse, for some reason, cannot see through my proxy server, and therefore can't find the update sites for the plugins I need. I ...
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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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Browsing through ssh socks proxy -> through reverse tunnel

I have HostA behind a firewall establishing a reverse ssh tunnel to HostB. I want to setup a proxy on HostB that will forward the connection through the reverse ssh tunnel and out through HostA. I ...
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SSH Forwarding with Squid

I would like to ssh into a box that isn't front facing (box a). I have an offsite box (box b) that I have OpenVPN running on and box a is connected to that VPN so box b can interface with box a. ...
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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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Use SOCKS proxy for several IP addresses on OSX Yosemite

I just wanna use socks proxy for some ip addresses. I found this setting: Sorry for non-English screenshot. Here is OSX Networking settings for SOCKS proxy. I can see only "black list" for ip ...
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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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Gucacamole behind proxy, refresh issues - How to make proxy flush?

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only shows ...
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Workaround to set an http proxy on a Samsung Smart TV?

I would to set a foreigner http proxy on my Samsung smart tv in order to use some applications available to use just on that country. Samsung does not let change the the proxy server via ...
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Monitoring URLs accessed from a network

I am looking for a good solution (on-premise or cloud-based) which can provide some visibility into the web sites (URLs) being accessed by workstations/laptops within my company's network? We do not ...
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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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Squid working on linux machine but not on vmware

I have a friend that is getting started to learn squid, so I am trying to give him a very basic squid.conf file that blocks only 3 websites. I got it running on my local machine which runs Ubuntu. I ...
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ubuntu use proxy for whole network traffic

How to set ubuntu to use a proxy (socks 5) for whole applications traffic? I tried proxychains, but it only works for one app, not whole system. Something like Proxifier on Windows.
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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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Why is Google Chrome not saving proxy username/password?

Is there a way to have Chrome save username/password for proxy servers, so I don't have to type them in every time I start it up?
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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, ...