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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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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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, ...
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How to get my router to forward IP address to web app?

My web server is behind a Microtik router v6.1. My web app is only able to see the router's IP when referencing "REMOTE_ADDR" or "HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR" (asp.net app). How do I enable "IP forwarding" ...
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SFTP to a host that can only be connected through SSH Bastion in Windows (Putty)

I don't even know how to explain this and the title might also be incorrect. But this is what I am trying to do, I use an SFTP plugin Sublime Text which connects to by dev machine (lets call it D) ...
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how does a sock proxy handle multiple connections

hi i was thinking about this and cant get my head around it. sock proxies can have multiple clients connected to them all sending and receiving data how does the sock keep track of who asked for what ...
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DNSCrypt not working - server certificate possibly expired

I have been using DNSCrypt for a few days (used this guide to install dominustemporis.com/2014/05/dnscrypt-on-windows-update/) and it has been working fine for a few days. Today I switched on my ...
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Why my server with a public IP address can only display its web page to my local network?

I can see the server's web page from my PC/phone on local network wifi. I cannot see the server's web page using 3G on phone or home wifi. I can ping to the server using my phone 3G. Any ...
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How to access a VPN server from a LAN with proxy

I have to use a proxy to access the internet. I have (I would rather be ...) the following situation: CLIENT HTTP/HTTPS Proxy:8080 ----------> VPN SERVER -----> CLIENT No Proxy I can not ...
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How to chain SOCKS proxies?

I have a working socks proxy from my laptop (machine A) to machine B: [A]$ ssh -ND 8888 B I can set up firefox to use socks proxy on A's local port 8888, and browsing on A works. So far so good. ...
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Analysing Akamai traffic [closed]

There's a site from which I have to get information from. This site streams a video file leaning against Akamai platform. I tried everything I know to gather information (the real video's url) while ...
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How can I scp a file across two servers in one line? [duplicate]

I'm using Mac 10.9.5 and bash shell. In our environment, we have to go through a proxy (a CentOS machine) to SSH properly into a destination machine (another CentOS machine). What I would like to do ...
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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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Force programs that do not specify proxy settings to use a proxy (ie: Steam)

My school requires a proxy for all internet access. If you want to use the internet, it is impossible to not use a proxy. This makes it a problem for many programs that don't seem to let you enter ...
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Apache proxypass and multilingual domains

I have a website on domain.com which has multilingual content in URLs e.g.: domain.com/en for english domain.com/de for german domain.com/it for italian etc. These are not really directories - ...
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How to connect to VPN through Proxy Server

How do I connect to a VPN going through a proxy? I am currently at a client and they are using a Proxy to connect the users to the internet. I want to VPN back into my company to retrieve some ...
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Cannot use Tor browser when specifying control port

I downloaded the latest version of Tor. In Data/Tor/torrc I added the following: ControlPort 9051 HashedControlPassword <generated from tor> But once I have this, the tor browser does not ...
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Transparent proxy for wired+wireless network

I want to install squid as a transparent proxy for my home network. I have a HP microserver currently serving as my NAS+media server. I am thinking if I get a second NIC for the server I can lay the ...
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How to make a port forward in Mac OS X

I'd like to make all incoming connections to port 1000 of my host (IP: 200.234.XXX.XXX) to be forward to the port 80 on host 10.211.55.5 How can I do it on my host? It is running Mac OS X 10.5.8
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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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Redirect traffic through port 80

My situation is as follow : I have a client on a network where only port 80 is open. I'd like to be able to connect to a FTP (port 20 - 21) from this client. Is there any way to redirect ...
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proxychains - same host, different ports

I got proxychains installed and working good. I added these two proxies to my file socks5 127.0.0.1 9050 socks5 127.0.0.1 5555 The first one is Tor, the second one is my remote server that I ...
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ssh, how to enable remote proxy?

I use this ssh -D 9999 root@my.server.ip Then I use firefox and put in the proxy settings as socks 5 , localhost, port 9999 This works fine, but what If I want several other people to use my server ...
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How to use iptables to connect proxy server

In my company, all http and https must connect to a proxy server, which means we must set proxy in our web browser. Our department has an internal network (192.168.0.xxx). I use a Linux server as ...
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Proxy Pass via ajp does not work for hashed url

I have apache in front of Jboss working on 80 port and jboss listens to 8080. Apache forwards every request to Jboss. So its quiet standard scenario nothing fancy . . . My first task was to log ...
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A Linux Firewall/Web-proxy suited to a blacklist-by-default policy for a single desktop

I am looking for a (suite of) tool(s) to strictly control outbound access to a small whitelist of globally deployed web-sites, for one Linux desktop (with one user). I am looking for a solution with ...
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Why isn't openssl s_client passing my private key to proxytunnel?

I currently have HAProxy set up on my home PC and I am attempting to access it through a HTTP proxy. Currently I am accessing the SSH logon prompt like so: openssl ...
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How to reset setting of an application in windows

Previously i had set global proxy using netsh winhttp set proxy : and also set the same proxy in internet options settings. It was working fine but few days later i changed my proxy and did the same ...
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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 install NPM behind authentication proxy on Windows?

I need to run the latest version of Node and NPM on Windows. I installed Node 0.5.8 and downloaded the sources of NPM from GitHub. The steps I followed to install NPM were listed on its GitHub site ...
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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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How do I clone a repository when I'm behind a proxy?

There's an option http_proxy which should allow access through proxy, but it's not clear whether this should be in the command line, .hgrc or some global variable. I tried it in the command line: hg ...
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Skype thru SSH tunnel not working

At school, many ports but 21, 25, 80 and the ones for IMAP and POP3 are closed by a firewall, preventing students to go into "malicious" places. Obviously, this has turned into an issue. As it ...
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How to provision Vagrant to set a proxy and use it?

I have the following setup: Windows 7 computer Installation of Ruby, Vagrant, VirtualBox VBox image Ubuntu 14.x Working in the intranet of my company that needs a proxy to access the internet I am ...
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How to create proxy without static (dedicated) IP?

Can you tell me how can i setup proxy (socks) if PC don't have dedicated IP? Which soft i can use? I've tried 3proxy and it works fine, but only with static IP. If i'm using router - then 3proxy ...
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Why do my proxy settings keep changing?

I am running Windows 7 and a few times a day the "Use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up of VPN connections)." under "Local Area Network (LAN) Settings" checkbox ...
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How does a “proxy” allow me to bypass company restrictions on internet traffic?

My company provides its employees with an "http proxy" (a domain name and port number) which we can specify in applications (like Eclipse, etc.) if the application needs to access something that it ...
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How to create a simple reverse proxy exposing multiple services under single port

The common problem with microservices is that developing them can be cumbersome if you use AJAX and try to read input from multiuple hosts/ports (due to cross domain requests). I am looking for a ...
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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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Force browser to use HTTP because of HTTP proxy

I have a lot of HTTP proxies and I cannot access websites that are using SSL through those proxies. I have no access to configuring the proxies, so is it possible to force Firefox (in my case) to ...
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How to achieve best browsing performance using Polipo?

I'm using Polipo to browse the web, I've set up the config file as follow (consider that I have 4 Gb of DDR3 ram, and my computer is quite fast): I've noticed that seems better if I disable the ...
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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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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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Stunnel as a transparent proxy

I am interested in the following setup firefox->(local) stunnel client-> (remote) stunnel server->forwarded to internet I thought this would be possible if I made my stunnel client connect to ...
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Windows 7 VPN connection issue by proxy

In my office we are allowed to connect to internet by using a proxy which is forefront TMG I Guess and proxy gets us to other sites. It's a http proxy. I bought a VPN from cactusvpn. But when I tried ...
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How to use Adblock AND a VPN on my Android Phone?

I'm using Private Internet Access's VPN via its App and now I'd also like to additionally use Adblock Plus. The problem however is that I apparently can only use either VPN or Adblock Plus - but not ...
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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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Window 8 laptop and desktop proxy issue

Similar to a previous question saying " cmd line box is on the desktop, followed shortly by a message saying; "Windows cannot find c:\program files(x86)\search extensions\client.exe" However, this ...
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How to force users to go through a proxy server?

I am using Fiddler web proxy and I have 3 laptops which are wirelessly connect to Linksys E2500 wifi router. So, How do I force these laptops to use only Fiddler generated traffic? Any ideas? ...
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Linux desktop software for running socks proxy over ssh [closed]

There is a linux command to start socks proxy on localhost which will tunel all connections to remote ssh server: ssh -D 8080 -C -N username@example.com My question is: Is there some handy desktop ...