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 tunnel HTTP over SSH via SOCKS?

This should be a simple issue to solve, but for some reason it's not working for me. ssh vps works just fine (I use authentication keys) I set up the tunnel with the command: ssh -C2TNv -D 8080 vps ...
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Two virtual machines with different external IP addresses (VMWare)

If I create a Virtual Machine with VMWare it gets a different IP address than the host, but only different in the last number. The external IP address will stay the same, correct? How can I easily ...
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How to force a specific software to use proxy?

I wanted to use proxy(tor socks) on some software(android studio) but not all. I'm a Windows 10 user. Is there a software that can do that?
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Linux Hosted Branch Cache

Is there a Linux alternative to MS Windows Branch Cache? Scenario: I will have Server1 at one office and Server2 at another office. Server 1 will have all the files. Ideally if someone from Office B(...
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Using OpenVPN, yet netflix.com blocks access

I have set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS in the USA and configured it to route all clients traffic through it. Everything seems to work fine regarding the VPN connection in gerneral. All ip lookup ...
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How to specify wildcards in proxy exceptions in Firefox?

IE supports wildcards in proxy exceptions like: mycompany-*; *.mydomain.org; 192.168.1.* What I have to insert in the proxy exceptions in Firefox? I read wildcard * is not supported at all, but found ...
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SSL proxy with stunnel

I'm trying to set an SSL connection with stunnel. Some kind of SSL proxy. Final aim Connect http only CLIENT to https only SERVER. My plan is CLIENT: change endpoint to PROXY PROXY: use stunnel ...
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how to set proxy in wifi router Or Packet Routing

Scenario Is 2 Nic In Ubuntu14.04 Server, one with D-Link Router and One Direct Line of ISP. Now I Want all Request Of Router On Server.Router Is In Bridge Mode For Avoid Nat.when i setup Proxy in ...
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Squid TProxy with Firewall

I have a firewall and redirect all http requests on port 80 to haproxy by dnat to its' ipaddress:port then haproxy forward the requests to squids proxy. That works fine with me, but I want the request ...
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When using Charles Proxy with mobile devices, how can I allow a device?

I have Charles Proxy working fine for requests from OSX, and one Android device works fine. I have another android device with the same proxy settings on which Chrome just responds "Unable to connect ...
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Acess internet from remote machine via SSH session and proxy

Computer A is connected to internet through http/https proxy (proxy-server.com:111). Computer B does not have access to internet but I can SSH to Computer A. Computer-B -> COMPUTER-A -> PROXY -...
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Trying to share proxy connection for my droplets on DigitalOcean

I'm using CoreOS 1010.5.0 (stable) on one DigitalOcean droplet. I have an http proxy connection setup, so that when I connect to the "outside" world, the external IP shown is not the one I have (as ...
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Where to find proxy's credentials on a XP PC

Could anyone help me find out the proxy's username + password. I have an Windows XP PC, I know that Internet Explorer 8 and Mozilla Firefox is using the proxy. I have tried to look for it in the ...
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How to use separate proxy settings for incognito mode under Linux?

According to this reported issue Chromium supports separate proxy settings for incognito. However, when I try to edit the proxy settings, I get a page that says this: When running Chromium under a ...
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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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Unable to open port on Win7 machine

I'm trying to run Privoxy as a proxy on my machine. I want the browser on my Android device to access the internet through it. Now I've opened exceptions for both Privoxy and port 8118 (which is the ...
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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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Proxy settings for HTTP request using libcurl

I am fairly new to HTTP Protocols involving proxies and authentication. I am working on an application that runs on Windows and uses the host network to send/receive HTTP/S requests. It also uses ...
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Nginx DDoS SSL Cert

Ok, So I have a Nginx reverse proxy that is blocking this incoming Layer 7 DDoS. The problem is, my outgoing is massive the only assumption I have come to is that my server is sending the SSL ...
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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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Mikrotik and remote proxy

I have Mikrotik which servers as router for my network. I also have remote VPS on which I configured Squid (version 3.3.8) I need all web traffic from my network to pass via squid. This includes HTTPS ...
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Nginx Proxy : Constant Backend Upstream

I currently have a nginx reverse proxy setup to my backend server. What I would like to do is instead of having nginx request something from my backend server when requested by a user, nginx will have ...
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How safe are proxies if your IP could be cross-referenced?

Let's say you're the NSA. And let's say you have "backdoor" access (for the sake of this discussion we'll assume that includes at a minimum the mapping of an IP address to a logged-in user) to Google. ...
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Force ubuntu to access internet through proxy

I've set up a squid forward proxy to cache all internet requests. I have a public ip and opened port 3128. Now I just need to set my ubuntu server to force all internet connections to pass through ...
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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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What is the relationships between VPN,SSH, PROXY, Shadowsocks, my ISP, internet censorship and how they work? [closed]

This is a question that has always bugged me. I am by far not someone who is completely a moron when it comes to tech and computers. I mean, i know how to use a computer. But really, all i know is you ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings with Username and Password

I am able to use Google Chrome under Linux Mint behind a proxy. But when the browser starts, each time I have to enter the username and password for the authentication. Is there any way I can set the ...
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Windows proxy credentials prompt

I have to access the Internet through my university's proxy servers. I set the settings in "Internet Options". I am using an Ethernet cable (though WiFi had previously worked). I have Internet access ...
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Chain/Convert Socks5 to http

i want to get socks5 traffic and translate/redirect it to http proxy (Squid) and add Authentication to each request , how can i do this ? i saw the JSOCKS but it hasn't the cascade to http option , ...
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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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How do I use the Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use Google's data compression proxy. So, how do I ...
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Can't visit some websites via socket proxy, by BitVise

I have a machine A, which can't visit YouTube. Another machine B is an Azure virtual machine, which can of course visit YouTube. I set up BitVise in machine B and SSH to B from A with allowing port ...
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Docker Clustering multiple proxies fronting multiple tomcats

I want to move a cluster of application servers fronted by proxies to a Kubernetes Docker environment. We now have a failover crossed clustering like cluster and we are using sticky sessions to limit ...
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What's the expected behaviour when an non-HTTP/2 transparent proxy is placed between HTTP/2 clients and servers?

I am wondering if there will be any advantages at all in setting up an HTTP/2 server when the intermediate proxies are not yet supporting the new protocol. Can the client-server somehow get some ...
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Unable to connect NGINX to Tomcat Server

I have Nginx Server running on port 80 and and Tomcat Service is running on port 8080. I followed some of the tutorials for setting Nginx as proxy server but getting 502 Bad Gateway. I have created a ...
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How to increase squid Performance

I have installed squid3.1.19 and divert all traffic from our network to proxy server from mikrotik router. mikrotik router is the final gateway for our network. After I configure squid, internet ...
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Proxy configuration in powershell

I'm trying to install chocolatey on an windows behind a proxy: @powershell -ExecutionPolicy unrestricted In power shell I'm executing $wc=new-object net.webclient; $wc.Proxy=new-object system.net....
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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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Startmenu causes connection to proxy

I enabled several privacy settings in Windows 10 Professional 1511 but whenever I open the startmenu and type in order to find a certain program (for example ul for Ultraedit) Windows opens a ...
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Burp suite is not intercepting localhost | bWAPP | Burp Suite

I am trying to get learn web application security using bWAPP (A buggy web application) which is hosted using Xampp on windows machine. I have configured the proxy (127.0.0.1:8080) in browser properly ...
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Set SOCKS proxy for Safari

Is it possible to specify the SOCKS proxy for Safari in OS X Lion? I've got an address and port number I have to fill in there but I can't find the settings in the browser...
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How do I override osx to use direct connection instead of current proxy settings?

My mac has been using a specific app as a proxy manager, I then switched to chrome extensions which works fine. But as I uninstalled the app, the osx seems to be stuck with the previous proxy settings....
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Can't access localhost through Squid proxy

I've set up a proxy server using squid on my local machine running on port 3128. My apache server is up and now I'm trying to access my localhosts sites through squid proxy but the request keeps ...
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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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Proxy on My Mi 5

I have a Xiaomi mi 5 phone. It runs on MIUI 7 Based on Android 6. I want to connect (in my office) to the Internet via Squid authenticating proxy, after filling in all the details the network does not ...
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System Proxy Settings not working after updating to El Capitan(10.11.1)

I am usually using internet through proxy and it was working great with Yosemite 10.10.5. But yesterday I have updated OS to El Capitan 10.11.1 and now same proxy settings are not working anymore. ...
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joomla https: Error 310, too many redirects

I have joomla 3.5.1 running under apache 2.4 behind an nginx reverse proxy. It works fine without SSL. My nginx does SSL fine, and then proxies the requests (in plain HTTP) to apache. I followed the ...
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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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Dropbox wouldn't use Cisco AnyConnect's VPN connection

My other apps work perfectly well with Cisco AnyConnect. However, Dropbox doesn't seem to be able to proxy its traffic through the VPN connection. After some Googling it appears to me that Cisco ...
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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 ...