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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Internet proxy not working until IE is refreshed

My work PC was recently upgraded to Windows 7, and now I'm noticing strange behaviour: Chrome would frequently, usually within the hour or so, fail to access the web. I get the error "The webpage is ...
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How to encrypt connection to a squid proxy server

I've set up an anonymous squid proxy server, and it works completely fine, but I haven't found anything about how to encrypt the traffic between me and the server itself. Where to start?
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All internet browsers won't resolve DNS except for TorBrowser

I'm having a bit of trouble with one of my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit w/ SP1 computers browsing the internet. I use the computer as a bed for testing different applications and so forth. The ...
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VPN and Internet source

I want to create a VPN Server and use it as default gateway means I want to use the server internet but not from the server default gateway, I want to use a proxy server from server, Let me explain, ...
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How to get the real IP address of someone using a proxy?

I was researching digital goods and security when I stumbled upon this company. One of the services they provide is "Real IP". They claim to be able to get the real IP address of users even when ...
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How to use ntpdate behind a proxy?

Is it possible to use ntpdate behind a HTTP proxy with authentication? In case it is not possible, are there any good alternatives?
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Squid proxy limit

My college uses squid 2.6 stable for limiting access and speed of internet. Some of the problems are -- 1) Chrome gives access denied for almost every other site I visit, though these are on ...
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Centos 5.8: unable to setup squid transparent

I am using Centos 5.8 and using squid 3.1.I am trying to achieve transparent proxy along with another parent proxy server IP. So far I am able to configure the peer_cache settings in squid.conf using ...
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Use Virtual Machine as Proxy in VirtualBox

I would like to network 3 VMs in VirtualBox. One will be running a proxy. Two will be unable to connect to the Internet directly, but be able to connect through the proxy VM. How should I go about ...
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Iptables to forward HTTPS traffic to remote HTTPS proxy

My goal is to use Iptables to take all traffic going to my server on port 443 and forward it to a remote HTTPS proxy server. So basically if I was to use my ip of 192.168.1.142:443 as a SSL proxy it ...
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Apache mod_proxy with automatic authentication

I am setting up a proxy in apache through the directive ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse for some urls: ProxyPass /mypath http://myotherserver.com ProxyPassReverse /mypath http://myotherserver.com ...
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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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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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Replace local host file modification with remote. Proxy server or something else?

I need to find a solution for a problem described below (both servers running CentOS 6) My goal is to have visible website to the public where a client will type own domain name mydomain.com and then ...
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Multiple network Adapters switching

I have a multi-network adapter workstation. Lets say its a ethernet and a wifi. The ethernet is somewhat restrictive, blocking alot of blogs and other resources, and is behind a proxy server that f*** ...
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Is it possible to specify SOCKS proxy for specified applications on Mac OS X?

I want some specific applications to work via my proxy server (SOCKS 5). Is it possible? I am currently using Mac OS X (10.9.4) Thanks,
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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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Not using CONNECT for SSL with Squid proxy

I want to disable encryption between my browser and my Squid so that I can get Squid to cache the pages. As using my own server and SSH port forw I'm not that worried about security. I already tried ...
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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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Youtube videos take 2-3 minutes to load without proxy

For some reason, Youtube videos are taking upwards of a couple of minutes to load, but then they buffer and play just fine. When I use a proxy, they load normally. What could be happening here? How ...
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Tunnelling into a computer to get access to Internet

I have a basic understanding of tunnelling The Remote system has a web server installed and connects to internet using a LAN proxy server. I can tunnel into Remote Computer(Dynamic Port Forwarding) ...
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How do I know what proxy server I'm using?

I need to know what the address for my proxy server is so I can configure another program to also use it. If I go into IE, Internet Properties, LAN Settings, then all I see is an automatic ...
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Apache proxy: Why is one vhost returning Forbidden while the other one works?

I have a Java application that needs to talk to another intranet website using HTTPS in both directions. After fighting with Java's SSL implementations for some time, I gave up on that, and have now ...
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Using TOR and VPN at the same time

I was wondering if there's a way to use TOR and VPN at the same time, what I want to do is connect to my Wifi then send the encrypted traffic to TOR using the same encryption the VPN uses, then from ...
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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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How to Block Ultra Surf Proxy Client on Windows

How can I effectively block ultrasurf which is being used on our company network. With ultrasurf all web filters applied on the network are useless. Does anyone have a solution to this problem?
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I suspect there is a malware or trojan in my computer because internet explorer repeatedly access internet through local proxy [duplicate]

Again and again, after a few minutes, my internet connection go through settings. I never set that. it goes back again and again. As if someone is installing software on my computer and then There ...
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Access multiple proxies simultaneously

I have a home network with an ASUS RT-N66U, currently running stock firmware but could change this. On my home network I have several PC's (various UBUNTU and Windows using BBC iPlayer), a couple of ...
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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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Difference between proxying and routing

I'm well aware what proxies and routers are used for. But I don't know how to reliably differentiate them. Here is a list of factors that I find in them. Proxy server Can freely modify application ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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Fiddler: Is it possible to replace/hide part of URL without affecting the content?

I'm using Fiddler debugging proxy, And the code below can intercept the server(YouTube) data and modify the HTML information before it reaches the client(my web broswer). if ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy Apache Benefits

Can anyone explain why putting up nginx and reverse proxying Apache is faster than just plain Apache? I've already moved all my static files to s3 (I heard nginx is better at handling static files), ...
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can't connect to novnc via ngrok on some computers

I am using novnc and ngrok for quick access to my Arch Linux box. I created an ngrok subdomain to localhost:6080 I fill in the novnc window over the internet like this: Host: mysubdomain.ngrok.com ...
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how to troubleshoot proxy issues on Mavericks

For a few days i've been working on my own gear (mabook pro retina, latest mavericks) while plugged on corporate network. This network, of course (why make it simple when you can complicate ...
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How can I tunnel all of my network traffic through SSH?

Whenever I'm using the internet from an insecure location (such as public wifi) I like to use an ssh tunnel (ssh -D port host) to ensure my traffic can't be sniffed. Unfortunately, there seem to be ...
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Can't reach Facebook site, ping works [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I diagnose not being able to reach a specific website as an end user? My country has filtered Facebook. When I use ping www.facebook.com, all packets are received ...
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Squid behind Apache 2.4

I need to locate a Squid instance as a forward proxy behind Apache 2.4.6. I don't have enough credits to add inline images. But here it is As Squid3.3 listens on localhost:3128 and works OK with ...
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Iptables redirection to squid proxy server

I'm trying to setup filtering through a squid proxy however I'm having trouble getting my router to send all traffic to the proxy using iptables. I've currently got it setup such that there is the ...
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Getting errors from a proxy server I'm not using

So many months ago I tried to set up a proxy server, found it too slow for my needs so I unchecked the box in LAN settings marked 'use a proxy server etc..' Now whe. I try to go online I get 'cannot ...
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VLC proxy settings and .pac file

I'm behind a corporate proxy and i want to use the last.fm autoscrobbler in vlc. Our proxy configuration are in a .pac file and i can't figure out how to set it in vlc's settings... i tried to fill ...
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Verify python request with wireshark or proxy HTTPS

I am working on a scraper, that is scraping data using python requests package. The website has a secured connection (https). I managed to get over the login part, over the search part, and now I have ...
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Domain name goes to router login on the same network and no response from outside

This is not a duplicate of DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server. I have a domain putimas.com. When open the browser with this URL, I get a router login page from my ...
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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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Windows 8.1 Proxy settings

Windows 8.1 will not keep changes to proxy settings. As I turn them off, they mysteriously get turned back on after moving from first web site to second. Very frustrating.
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Particular website is not available from TOR network

Particular website is not available from TOR network on all devices we tried in different networks. Regular access works fine. Hosting support replied they do not restrict access from TOR network. ...
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blocking certain websites, when accessing through “proxy”

My mac at home is controlled by parental control from apple. Internet access is only allowed for certain websites. I did this because i just procrastinate too much. This works well, but there is a ...
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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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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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Disable / Remove bsecured OS X

I just picked up a laptop second hand off of eBay and I noticed that it's doing some very weird proxy / routing things. I narrowed it down to an executable called bsecured. Short of reinstalling ...