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Virtual Network Adapter that forwards request to a SOCKS proxy

Here is what I did to make it work. Use OpenVPN tap drivers to install a virtual network adapter(use NDIS5 drivers). Name it as taplan. Assign 10.0.0.1 to your network adapter named taplan. Use 255....
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How to install proxychains for Mac Os

Homebrew works fine for me. brew install proxychains-ng installs the proxychains4 executable: $ which proxychains4 /usr/local/bin/proxychains4 Is brew doctorok?
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Tunneling ssh via a SOCKS5 Proxy on Windows

I have similar problem and I found this post: http://cms-sw.github.io/tutorial-proxy.html#infrastructure While I could not find the version of netcat for windows that supports -x option, I found the ...
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SSH tunnel not working (Firefox for Mac --> remote Debian SSHD)

I feel that you are expecting firefox to connect to your Debian SSHD service directly? If that's the case, your understanding of SSH tunnel is completely wrong. You need to run ssh client on the ...
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How to use Privoxy in conjunction with SOCKS proxy?

Privoxy Frequently Asked Questions: Configuration 3.17. How can I make Privoxy work with other proxies? This can be done and is often useful to combine the benefits of Privoxy with those of a ...
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SSH key or user restricted to only making a SOCKS proxy

The OpenSSH ssh client can do two types of forwarding, through the -L and -D options. These two types of forwarding work differently in the client, but they use the same SSH protocol features and the ...
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Virtual Network Adapter that forwards request to a SOCKS proxy

You are looking for a system-wide proxy for all programs, including those that bypass the Windows 10 proxy that is defined in Settings > Network & Internet > Proxy under "Manual proxy setup". You ...
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Google chrome ignorning localhost for SOCKS5 proxy

By default, Chrome 72+ will NOT send localhost requests through your configured proxy. You need to configure Chrome's proxy bypass list to contain <-loopback>, which is a special option that ...
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How to ping through SOCKS5 proxy?

ICMP protocol won't work over SOCKS, but you can employ nmap to do TCP ping. Check this l4ping to see how to do that.
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Warning: "SOCKS Gateway was specified but is ignored"

I haven't found an answer to the why (it may just be that Fiddler doesn't allow setting a global SOCKS proxy, not that that makes any sense to me), but there is a workaround. Adding the following to ...
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How to only pass browser traffic to openvpn connection

I had specifically this problem and couldn't find an easy to use solution. Basically the approach is still to set up SOCKS server in the VPN server. I've made this Docker image to make it actually ...
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How can I start a google chrome instance which uses a proxy while already having chrome running

The only solution I found is using the --user-data-dir switch. It will open another session with the proxy specified
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Internet Explorer 11 as a SOCKS5 Proxy Client Resolves Hostnames Locally, not on the Proxy

there is no version of IE that supports SOCKS5 (not even Edge), they are all SOCKS4 which doesn't support server-side DNS resolution. If you want a SOCKS5 browser, then Firefox does it (but doesn't ...
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Use SOCKS5 with auth in Chrome

Chrome, Internet Explorer, Edge only support SOCKS4. Firefox supports 4, 4a and 5, but not with auth (although I understand there was a patch submitted). If you want to use a web browser via SOCKS ...
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Proxychains doesn't work as intended in Kali Linux

Here are the 10 simple steps to be followed in order to work with proxychains. It doesn't matter if you installed tor or not, just follow my steps below. steps apt-get install tor After installing ...
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rTorrent access tracker with proxy?

The rtorrent.rc file has this: network.http.proxy_address.set = 192.168.1.1:8118 which can be used for http(S) tracker connections.
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What to do when the ISP seems to interrupt a SOCKS5 connection to a VPS?

Socks handshake is transparent and easy to detect(3 bytes static data). A DPI can monitor the packet data to detect the socks connection. To evade the detection you may need to customize the handshake ...
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Can I ping/send ICMP through TOR?

As the previous answer already mentioned: ICMP is not possible over Tor. But, nowadays Tor offers a SOCKS5 proxy by default. But if you just want to test connectivity over Tor, you could use TCP-...
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SSH as socks proxy through multiple hosts

For AWS EMR Sock Proxy, below are the applied steps. Assuming we have two hops scenarios as below [your-laptop] --<ssh key1>--> [Jump-Box] --<ssh key2>--> [EMR-Master] And you have ...
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Tunneling ssh via a SOCKS5 Proxy on Windows

use ncat, but you should set the proxy type like the following: ProxyCommand ncat --proxy-type socks5 --proxy 127.0.0.1:1080 %h %p
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Virtual Network Adapter that forwards request to a SOCKS proxy

There is SStap Beta. It will do all the manual route table editor for you. It is actually GUI for tun2socks, also built in DNS, as tun2socks may fail to forward UDP.
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Shadowsocks causing ERR_SSL_BAD_RECORD_MAC_ALERT on Windows 10

After a few hours of re-installing Windows and various stuff, I finally found out that this is a driver issue. TL;DR If you are a MSI laptop user and encounter this issue, please update your Killer ...
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How Putty into reverse tunnel for socks proxy?

You don't want the SOCKS proxy on the Linux VPS, you want it on the Windows machine. You can use a regular port forwarding to another regular port forwarding, but you can't use a SOCKS forwarding to ...
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Cannot access Wikipedia and Imgur, but can access Google and Youtube

Partial answer: The traceroute may be blocked for other reasons, so that is not helpful. More interesting is that $ host 31.13.66.23 23.66.13.31.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer cromwelledge-bgp-...
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Setting up SSH config file for different labs having same hostnames

Make each config use its own known_hosts file: Host <...> UserKnownHostsFile ~/.ssh/known_hosts.qa
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Local computer and remote computer are behind NAT. How to make local network accessible with SOCKS?

Assumption: Your local Web-Server runs on a separate host with IP 192.168.1.100 Your intermediate server runs on IP 2.3.4.5 Your local host connects to your intermediate server via ssh ...
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Local computer and remote computer are behind NAT. How to make local network accessible with SOCKS?

If you want/need dynamic port forwarding you could try the following configuration: l-user : user on my-local-computer i-user : user on intermediate intermediate : ip address of the intermediate ...
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SOCKS proxy via OpenSSH on Windows 10 not connecting (connecting to hyper-v guest)

So it turns out it's just a bug with Windows Metro GUI. To enable a SOCKS proxy you must use the old Control Panel and traverse your way through to set the proxy the old way.
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git: pushing through socks5 proxy with ProxyCommand+ncat fails

As it said in comments, it's a bug in ncat. It's fixed in master, but current version of macOS's homebrew still contains an old version. For me compiling master from the nmap repo (and using the ...
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How to use Apache Directory Studio with a proxy?

My way of solving this would be by using SSH tunneling. Assuming that the standard LDAP port 389 is used: ssh -L 389:ldap.subnet.example.com:389 [email protected] This means that, on ...
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