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 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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Windows 10 - Set up a OS-level proxy with authentication

To connect with certain server, I need to have always the same IP. For that purpose I created a private proxy, and I added authentication so that hackers wouldn't use it for malicious purposes. ...
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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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connect two consecutive proxy servers

According to this question: How to use two consecutive proxies? I can configure a proxy server(A) to route the requests into a second proxy server(B) only if proxy server(A) lets me to do this. I ...
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Creating own proxy chain on port

Proxychains allows you to create a chain of proxies and run applications within this proxy chain. But, is it possible to create an own proxy chain on some local port (like the Tor Browser's socks5 ...
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Connecting To Amazon EC2 through separate WiFi at same time using Ethernet for HTTP Traffic

I am currently in a university Network which allows connection to INTERNET via HTTP/HTTPS proxy . which looks like 10.3.100.207:8080 All I needed is to connect to Amazon EC2 Instance via separate ...
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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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Can't enter proxy credentials in Apple iTunes; all apps deleted

I have been using iTunes to automatically sync apps on my iPod Touch 5th gen. My computer is behind a proxy which I have no access to directly, but I have credentials. So I can't get anyone to allow ...
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How to use Firefox and other non-RFC1929 complaint programs with auth'ed SOCKS5? Local proxy chainer?

I own a SOCKS5 subscription which requires authentication. I want to use it with FoxyProxy and other programs which do not support auth'ed socks5 (just SOCKS5 with no auth). Note that you cannot enter ...
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Freeware Local Proxy for Proxy Chaining with HTTPAUTH

I am looking for a freeware local proxy to perform proxy-chaining with HTTPAUTH. To explain my situation: In my workplace I am forced to keep switching between several internet-connected apps, and ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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Double proxy setup

I'm already behind a proxy for internet access. We have certain sites blocked on this network. If I tell my browser to use a different proxy it doesn't work. I think this is because it needs to go ...
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What is the difference between “CONNECT” and “GET HTTPS”?

Before getting to the real question, let me explain how my project works: for sake of simplicity, my proxy is on my laptop, where the client (my browser) also is; the remote server will be, for ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Confusion about HTTPS proxies

I know how HTTP proxies work, but I am unsure about HTTPS ones. More specifically, I am confused about the encryption part. So, the client connects to the proxy using HTTPS. That I understand. Now ...
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Can I connect by using double/nested proxy?

Suppose that I want to connect to internet through proxy server A. If I am in a network where connection to external network should go through proxy server B, is it possible to do this? Is there any ...
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SSH not creating dynamic forwarding, why?

Edit: meanwhile, I filed a bug with openSSH (https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2577). Should there be any outcome, I will post it here, too. New edit: this limitation will be solved in ...
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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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SOCKS proxy and HTTP: Will the IP address be hidden?

As far as I know, using a HTTP proxy, there will be a header field sent that contains the IP address of the user. But SOCKS almost works with every service and protocol, so there should not be such a ...
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Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5

I'm currently doing some testing work with TOR and ran in to a small problem. Tor's client only supports receiving connections through a SOCKS5 protocol, but the applications I'm using only support ...
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LXC-Routing between containers

I have a pretty default lxc-setup with one host and several containers. One container webfrontend is getting all host-traffic on ports 80 and 443 via DNATing the ports. An nginx on webfrontend decides ...
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How to bypass web URL filtering service to access blocked websites (proxy)

I'm using network, where services such as Gmail or any other e-mails, Google Drive, Dropbox, all social networks are blocked. Basically my goal is to access simply GMail, but I couldn't find any way ...
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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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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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How to set a proxy for Outlook to get Gmail via POP?

I've got Outlook setup with POP *1 to download my Gmail. It works fine when I'm off VPN. However when I'm on VPN it gives me an error when I try to send or receive: Outlook cannot connect to ...
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Tremor Games won't let me log in [closed]

I use a site called Tremor Games where I can earn points to get free Steam items, games, trading cards, etc. The problem is I can't login anymore because the site thinks I'm using a proxy, but I swear ...
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Ethernet connection with proxy server in kali

I just changed my is to Kali linux from windows.My college provides me local area network,it had a proxy server(probably firewall).In windows I used to change proxy server which they gave in "change ...
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Access Home Network from an External IP Address

So I'm tapping into the PhilipsHue API to turn on/off. However, I can only do this on my home's internal network and so I want to be able to access it from the outside so here is what I tried after ...
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NGINX + Reverse Proxy

Tackling a few things as a future project/potential implementation. NGINX is running on a Tomato Router - shouldn't work any differently to other implementations. At the moment, I'd like to reverse ...
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Proxy list and best software to use it? [closed]

I have a Proxy list with multiple IP addresses in a text file. I want to know if there is a software that I can import all those Proxies and then use that software to change the proxies and use the ...
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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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How can I use SSH with a SOCKS 5 proxy?

I don't know much about proxies in general, and especially not SOCKS5 proxies, so sorry if this is a newbie question but I haven't been able to find the answer online or in the man pages. I have a ...
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WinSCP connection through proxy and ssh tunnelling

I'm in a company network and I want to connect an external server through an external server A. Local -> Proxy -> Server A -> Server B I can get this connection: Local -> Proxy -> Server A But I ...
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isp - how is it impossible to connect internet except homepage?

one of ISP in my country allows free access to their website, but we have to buy data package to access the other internet. My question is: how does this works( accessing one website but not others)? ...
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How can I set up my own VPN proxy?

Companies like VyprVPN (https://www.goldenfrog.com/vyprvpn) and countless others give you a VPN to use as a secure tunnel to the wider internet in case you're on public WiFi and don't trust the ...
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svn access to a http:// repository over a ssh tunnel

What I have: A SVN repository I'm interested in, e.g. http://foo.com/repos/bar. A remote machine m-remote where I can svn co http://foo.com/repos/bar, but I have almost no admin rights there. 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 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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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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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 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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Installed Squid Proxy, can't connect

So I just installed squid proxy then went into the config like so: nano /etc/squid/squid.conf Then I added this line of code: http_access allow allcomputers Rebooted the server and now I'm ...
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Batch to change Proxy settings based on Wireless SSID [duplicate]

I have created a batch file that changes the proxy settings based on the wireless SSID connection. I have set it to the Task scheduler, so that whenever I am logged in at the office, the proxy ...
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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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Global Proxy for a Network Adapter on Windows

I'm trying to share my Internet Connection with another system over Windows ICS. My system connects to the Internet via WiFi and shares it over to another system over LAN. This works perfectly without ...
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Android proxy bypass local subnet

I am deploying Android 4.4.3 devices to sites, and need a proxy for external internet access as it's a corporate environment. However, each site has a number of web pages hosted locally on the site ...