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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Proxy radar found in apache logs file

I was reading the logs of the apache server and I was shocked by seeing these logs! [Sun Oct 25 06:44:48.922248 2015] [mpm_prefork:notice] [pid 17635] AH00163: Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) PHP/5.5.9-...
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Is it possible to keep Windows start menu search from accessing the internet?

I have just set up a new PC with a fresh installation of Windows 10. The PC is connected to my company's network, and must make use of a proxy server to connect to the internet, because of company ...
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Route outgoing VPN traffic through local transparent proxy

I have a Digital Ocean droplet (similar to an Amazon EC2 instance) running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 x64 with both strongswan 5.1.1 (built from source) and squid 3.4.2 (also built from source) installed. ...
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NTLM Proxy - HTTPS Alternative to CNTLM?

I worked with a proxy at my office that I need to have applications use. Of course its using NTLM, and that's blocking a lot of stuff from using their default/built-in proxies. I've got Maven, ...
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Log Web Traffic on OpenWRT

Is it possible to to log web requests on OpenWRT? I'm pretty sure I could do it on DD-WRT. What I would like to to see the urls. Would I have to set up a proxy to do that, or does OpenWRT have that ...
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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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How can I proxy without context path?

I have been using apache/sonar like this. <Proxy http://localhost:7070/sonar*> Order deny,allow Allow from all </Proxy> ProxyPass /sonar http://...
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PS4 Voice Chat workaround

Problem Currently unable to use the voice chat feature for parties on the PS4. Equipment List PS4 Linksys WRT1900ac (stock firmware, current main router) Linksys WRT54GL (DD-WRT firmware, backup ...
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Nginx rewrite to remove first (generic) path node

I am currently writing a dispatcher that will dispatch different URLs to specific service URLS. I essentially want to dispatch something like: POST http://nginx/awesome_service/a/lot/of/params/and?...
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Windows7 command: set http_proxy and bypass

I am sitting behind a company proxy. To start vagrant i had to use set HTTP_proxy=http://http-proxy.example.org:9999 i tryed using netsh winhttp but that didn't work. So now my command line uses ...
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Proxies, Apache, Tomcat - VHosts

I have a setup as so: Internet -- router -[DMZ]- pfsense -- webserver router =jenky plastic cheap-o router (my nice mikrotik/routerboard died). Has ip address of pfsense set to DMZ. pfsense =...
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Route traffic selectively through OpenVPN as a SOCKS proxy

Is it possible to convert OpenVPN traffic into a SOCKS proxy locally, so that applications can use the VPN only when needed by connecting to the SOCKS proxy? I'm aiming for something like Underleech ...
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SSH tunnel and corporate proxy

The scenario is as follow: 2 computers (PC1 & PC2) Both access internet using an HTTP Proxy that requires authentication. I ssh to PC2 from PC1 using: ssh -D 8080 user@PC2_IP -v The tunnel is ...
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Configure Opera to permanenty use pac proxy config

Is there a way to configure Opera to use .pac file proxy config? When I click "Change Proxy Settings" in Settings there is only info how to achieve it via command line params: --proxy-pac-url=URL ...
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apache proxypass https to http not working

I have the following configuration: An apache with SSL configured and this server is accessible via the internet. A second apache in the local network of the other apache but this one don't have SSL ...
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No net access from cmd

tl/nr: I am behind a proxy. The proxy configuration comes with a pac file. The internet connection is working fine in browsers but not on cmd. How can I access internet from everywhere? Long: I am ...
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tcp_outgoing_address: cannot connect to website

I have a LinuxMint running in a virtual box. I have installed a squid3 proxy server and it is working. However, if I want to add a tcp_outgoing_address it is not working. I am using the default ...
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SSH breaks after sending traffic through it using a socks5 proxy (Write failed: Broken pipe)

I run the following command at home on my local Linux machine: ssh -D 10.0.0.1:443 -C user@internet-server -p 21 This opens a listening socket on port 443. Then on another computer I connect to 10....
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Basic Proxy Server config fails for some websites. TCP_MISS and TCP_MISS_ABORTED ISSUES?

I have a basic installation of squid working on Ubuntu 14.04. All I want really is to log requests made. I don't really care for ACL or caching. Perhaps later. I looked at the long squid.conf file ...
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docker-machine behind corporate proxy

I've installed Machine (Docker tool), and I'm trying to learn how to use it by following the user guide. I'm running centOS 6.6 As I am working behind a company proxy, I exported some environnement ...
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iOS 8 https proxy not working

I use Cellist from the Mac App Store as a http/s proxy on my mac and it supposedly was possible to intercept https traffic via MITM attacks with it, but ever since iOS 8 there must have been a change ...
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nginx http to https proxy with self-signed certificate

I have an nginx proxy to redirect http requests with a specified port to another https url. Here is my configuration so far: server { listen 59848; location / { resolver 8.8.8.8; ...
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How does Google know I am behind a SOCKS proxy?

Setup: Ubuntu Desktop, Firefox without Flash or Java, using Socks 5 proxy, wired connection, all history/cookies cleared. All other websites, including IP and location detecting sites like ...
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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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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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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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Squid as transparent proxy

I am trying to configure squid as a transparent proxy. Eventually, I want it to use one of 5 different outgoing IP addresses based on the IP address the request was received on. My configuration ...
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SSH reverse proxy

I am setting up a Gitlab server (https://about.gitlab.com/) inside a virtual machine using KVM on a Ubuntu 14.04 host. My university charges us for every external IP address, so I cannot use bridged ...
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Tor on Google App Engine Launcher

I have installed Google App Engine SDK for Python on Windows 8.1. I use Vidalia Bridge Bundle and the Chrome extension Proxy SwitchySharp to access the net through Tor. But the problem seem to be it ...
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ssh proxycommand equivalent on server

Lets say we have three machines me, proxy, server I would like to have an ssh connection to server, so normally I would do me$ ssh proxy proxy$ ssh server server$ # and here we are ssh proxy ...
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Debugging secure websocket traffic on android

Anyone have any good recommendations for debugging/intercepting the secure websocket traffic directed at any given port from an app running on my android? Trying to do some testing and other apps like ...
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Limit bandwidth on HTTP downloads based on file size

Is there a way to limit lets say in iptables or any proxy solution/software if a user is downloading a filesize that is greater than lets say 20MB it will limit his entire download at 2KB/s? ...
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How to set LAN proxy settings (of browser), username and password, to network settings so that all programs can use this

I use Win7 Home Premium. I can connect to an open wifi network, but there is no internet access. To use internet, under connections, LAN settings, I have to enable a proxy server. I have to set an IP ...
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Running Topcoder arena applet behind University firewall

I am posting this question here after redirection from stackoverflow. I don't know if it's appropriate or not but I'm dying to get a solution. In our University, connections to external IP through the ...
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How to route internet through SOCKS proxy running on iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS that I have set up a SOCKS proxy on using the following command: ssh -D 3333 ec2-user@ec2-12-345-678-910.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com I would like to share this ...
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Local web proxy for Windows to route through VPN

I am looking for a program for Windows 7 similar to FreeProxy that will allow the following: I want the program to listen on a local port (eg. 1337) and act as a proxy server. For all traffic sent to ...
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Is there a SOCKS proxy server program that supports a HTTP parent proxy?

Is there a SOCKS proxy server program that supports a HTTP parent proxy? (that is, I am using a program that requires a SOCKS proxy server, but I only have a HTTP proxy server. The SOCKS proxy ...
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Hacker News mysteriously blocked on my Mac OS X Lion

When I try to access http://news.ycombinator.com on my computer, I get 502 proxy error: Proxy Error The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream server. The proxy server could not ...
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Problem using web ip check with squid

I've got all my web traffic running through Squid using iptables: Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere ...
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Setting Up Codeen Proxy?

I am trying to get access to ESPN so that I can watch the Scripps National Spelling Bee next week, but my ISP does not pay off ESPN so that I can watch clips on their site. It says that universities ...
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Proxy software for all outgoing connection

I am working in an office, as our private requirements, we need to make all connection to specific domains must be sent via a proxy server. This is my issue for now, does anyone know a solution for ...
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Safari proxy bypass for IPv6

I'm a first-time n00b on Mac (but have been doing computers since before PC's). This Mac has 2 VLANs, vlan0 in IPv4, vlan1 in IPv6. Safari can surf via IPv4 squid proxy OK. Safari can surf via IPv6 ...
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Are there any good CIFS proxy out there?

I know samba4 can do this, but apparently it's still in alpha. I want to have a caching CIFS proxy. Any thoughts?
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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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How to make proxy server for firefox with linux iptables

I want to use the proxy options in firefox to forward all my connections and network packets to a proxy server (Linux-VM) that will then forward the packets to the real router. The VM is connected to ...
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Run Tor proxy before a VPN

I heard people say that running Tor's proxy before using a proxy is safer. How do that accomplish that? Would it be running proxychains with Tor's proxy on top of the list with other proxies? Would ...
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How to seamlessly proxy (locally) to a proxy (to the out side)

I am a developer working inside a corporate network. I have a Virtual Machine, which I use a login (with some elevated privileges) on a different domain than the one I use for logging onto my physical ...
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Nginx Reverse Proxy wants } at end of htpasswd

After generating the htpasswd file online, nginx gives me the error "nginx: [emerg] unexpected end of file, expecting ";" or "}" in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/htpasswd:2". The weird thing is, there's ...
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SSH Wrapping with HTTPS Portable?

I was wondering if there was a way that I could wrap my ssh connection in https, even if my school supplies a certificate for https since they use smoothwall, and if I was able to do this on CENTOS, ...
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stop Chrome from asking for proxy credentials

I wanted to change my proxy settings for Chrome. I opened the Network tab in Preferences panel on Mac and entered username and password along with ip and port data. When I opened Chrome browser, it ...