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Squid3 failed to response when access certain website

My Host system is Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. I configured Squid3 almost with the default configuration file, except adding acl localnet... and http_access allow localnet. I did not configure cache_dir cause ...
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Proxychains don't work with socks & auth

I would like to use a socks5 proxy (with authentication) with some programs. I found proxychains. I installed this and added my proxyIP, port, user and password to /etc/proxychains.conf. A test like ...
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Squid cache problem

If I put in my test_site acl (deny access policy) a site (i.e, www.aaabbbccc.com) which nobody ever accessed and do a squid -k reconfigure, Squid then appears to correctly log the site. I then ...
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Tunnel HTTP traffic using another machine via SSH

I have this situation: server 1: public ip x.x.x.x private ip 192.168.0.1 server 2: private ip 192.168.0.10 The server 1 can reach the internet with both interfaces: ping -i x.x.x.x ...
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PXE boot via off-site TFTP server

I would like to PXE boot from a TFTP server that is not on my local network. The server is running in a cloud VM. Is it possible to specify the remote server's IP without utilizing DHCP? If not, ...
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HTTPS Authentication problem : Polipo

I use internet behind http proxy, and that requires authentication. I tried using polipo to bypass the authenticated proxy to 127.0.0.1:9134. Applying these settings to my browser, works fine for ...
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Have ssh resolve hostnames from config when using ProxyCommand and netcat mode

I'm attempting to set up some universal options for bouncing ssh connections. Here is my ~/.ssh/config file, abbreviated: Host *%via ProxyCommand ssh gateway -W $(echo %h | cut -d%% -f1) %p Host ...
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Is it possible to use a VMWare VDI as a proxy for SSH?

I'm currently working for a company with quite strict security measures. 90% of my work takes place on a Linux machine, but to access this machine I first have to connect to a VPN, access a Windows ...
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CentOS use .pac file as proxy

I have to use a proxy with authentication to connect to the Internet. But I can't find any solution for this. I have modify my yum.conf, with a lot of possibilities: ...
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SCP file between 2 servers that go through few servers

I want to copy a file from server-a to server-d but I can access server-d only from server-b and then to server-c. server-a can only access server-b, server-b can only access server-c, server-c can ...
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iptables routing marked packets from router to PC and routing them back to router

I'm trying to do deep packet inspection on HTTP packets. The purpose of this is to collect HTTP payload data and then create some proxy/cache-independent reports. Following this, the idea is to ...
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squid 3.1.11-1 - POST issues

I have an issue with my squid on the website : http://www.draw.io I have one schema and I am not able to export it as a PNG (I got a white page on the web browser like the website didn't answer.) ...
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Mirror localhost:3280/some/long/url to localhost:3000

I have a webservice running on localhost 3280 that exposes Elasticsearch server under /some/long/url. I would like to access Elasticsearch from localhost's port 3000. Can I do this with ...
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SSH reverse tunnel works except when I use a VirtualBox instance at one end. Why does VB break SSH?

VirtualBox seems to break my SSH ProxyCommand... here are the details: I want to open an SSH connection from my laptop to desktop over an SSH (reverse) tunnel. I want to do that in one step using ...
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how to setup: proxy with confirmation of rules for browsing internet

I'm trying to achieve something like acceptance of rules before user gets connected to the internet. For example: when users enters address http://google.com (or any other) first thing he will see is ...
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Linux stack for a home network firewall/proxy?

I've got a generic home 'network' where my ISP supplied modem acts as router with a software firewall built-in. My PCs connect directly to this router to access the Internet. I want to place a box in ...
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What are the key differences between “SSH tunnels” and “Squid reverse IPs” in regards to web page scraping and private browsing?

What are the key differences between "SSH tunnels" and "Squid reverse IPs" in regards to web page scraping and private browsing? Interested to know if there are any differences between using "SSH ...
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Why wget does not work via ssh tunnel? What does proxy prevent ssh-client to do?

To test things I'm trying to establish a local ssh tunnel from my laptop to a site via ssh-server, and download a page of the site (or view it in a browser). The tunnel is made like this: $ ssh -L ...
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apt-get via ssh-tunnel if only port 22 is allowed

I have a server which has only access to the outer world via port 22 (for the use of ssh from the server to other computers). I want to install some packages via apt-get on this server. Can I achive ...
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Commandline global proxy program?

I'm living in China, and lots of web service is not available or stable here like Github/Bitbucket/Imgur, When I'm using wget, git or some other commandline tools, I need using a proxy. Is there any ...
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tproxy per user

I'm in the process of adding some parental control to my box (http filtering), but I'm something of a nOOb when it comes to network configuration :-( The box is used by the whole family (one account ...
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Http proxy to select external interface based on host header

I have a very specific use-case at work where I have several external IP addresses (a full class C), and I need to select the outbound IP address I'm using. The requests are http, and the application ...
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TP-Link TL-WR1043ND as dumb access point

I followed these instructions on how to set up my TP-Link TL-WR1043ND as a dumb AP: Flashed brand new Attitude Adjustment 12.09-rc1 Logged into LuCI, set up a password Disabled and stopped firewall ...
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privoxy unable to take any additional connections

I run a public proxy and I've got about 400 clients, but when I check the logfile: /var/etc/privoxy/logfile I get lots of: unable to take any additional connections. In /etc/privoxy/config I ...
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privoxy show client ip when sending mail

Is it possible for privoxy to show original client ip when sending mail ( example: this mail header should show the client's ip not the proxy ip: Received: from [xx.xx.xx.xx] by ...
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SSH over Socks proxy without username or password

I have a list of SOCKS proxy servers from this site. I've read about creating a dynamic tunnels with ssh -D and to be honest i've tried that already. Unfortunately for some reason I cannot connect to ...
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How to bind ppp0 interface (PPTP VPN) as 'external' in proxy server?

I'm trying to bind ppp0 interface (PPTP VPN) as 'external' interface in proxy server (Tinyproxy). Unfortunately it does not work. Using route add -net default gw 10.9.0.1 I can make all the traffic ...
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What do I need to setup a linux box as a proxy to access the network?

At the minute I have all my machines connect directly to my isp-supplied broadband router. I want to make sure my machines are behaving correctly so I wish to test this by sniffing the traffic of ...
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How to make my debian to work as http/html proxy?

I use debian on faculty server via putty having its public Ip adress. I have sudo. I wonder how to make it work as Http/html proxy for access to "web of science" from my home windows browser. I wonder ...
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How can I configure dnsmasq to resolve based on the source of the request?

I'm trying to get SiriProxy to work whenever I'm connected to my home network by setting up dnsmasq on my router running the Tomato firmware to send all requests to the Apple Siri server to my local ...
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Connecting to host by SSH client in Linux by proxy

I am really struggling with this. My host (A) is behind a proxy/firewall (PF) and needs to connect to host H. The proxy has HTTP/FTP/SOCK proxy configured and I have no issue to configure in ...
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Self cache-proxying all outcoming http/https request

Is there a way to setup squid (or another caching proxies) to cache any http/https request from my own computer? i will use it to record all request and get the downloaded files from software that ...
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How to run “sudo apt-get update” through proxy in commandline?

In my office I want to update and download through wget and here they are using a proxy. How can I get wget to use the proxy from the command-line?
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export HTTP_PROXY and special characters in passwd

Suppose for the sake of argument my password below is abc123@ I need to authenticate my linux machine through a corporate proxy to get patches and updates... normally I'd use this: export ...
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problem with socks in proxychains

I'm trying to connect to a socks server using proxychains. My ProxyList part of proxychains.conf is: socks5 ip1.sockssrv.org 1080 MYUSER MYPASS When I try to use it; for example using ...
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How to resolve issue of system proxy?

I live in an institute where two proxies work. Lets say they are proxy A and proxy B. A works well for almost all websites, however my institution has blocked many of the essential sites in B using a ...
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How to allow access to web only through proxy?

I have a machine with Linux Slackware 13.37. Is it possible to configure iptables, so the users will be able to access web only through squid? The direct access through the browser will be blocked. ...
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how do I use rtorrent with a socks5 proxy?

How do I get rtorrent to use a socks5 proxy? I've tried to get socks5 to work with rtorrent, but it doesn't seem to have any impact. Setup the socks5 proxy on port 9800: ssh -ND 9800 user@otherhost ...
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Are there disadvantages in SSH tunneling?

I recently "bought" a VPS that I want to use as a Proxy to be able to use some sites and stuff that I can't reach from germany. Since I was yet too lazy to set up Squid and OpenVPN (which I ...
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The right way for dynamic ssh port-forwarding

Want my Firefox could use localhost:9099 proxy forwarded from vps server, why it doesn't it work this way? I always get bind: Address already in use $ ssh -vfND 127.0.0.2:9099 vpn OpenSSH_5.9p1, ...
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Bypass sshd AllowTCPFowarding=no by installing own forwarder?

In the man pages for sshd_config, for the AllowTCPForwarding option, it states: AllowTcpForwarding Specifies whether TCP forwarding is permitted. The default is “yes”. Note that disabling ...
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Gnome 3 on OpenSUSE 12.2 Proxy Porblem

Recently I've switched from Fedora 17 to OpenSUSE 12.2. I used to add my proxy from Network Settings>Network Proxy>Manual Method>Socks Hosts. But it doesn't work on openSUSE. I get the following ...
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Setup ssh tunnelling to browse using the IP of a computer inside a private network

I think my question is much easier to understand looking at the draw below. The idea is that for some reasons (such like accessing the intranet of my company, or getting access to some web pages that ...
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Running fetchmail with Socks proxy

I checked the manual of fetchmail, all it mentioned was SOCKS_CONF, but what is the format of that config file? And how do I know if my fetchmail is configured with --with-socks, fetchmail -V doesn't ...
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How to setup proxy authentication in the Debian shell?

I think that once I used export http_proxy=http://user:password@address:port/ successfully. But now when I use wget it shows Error parsing proxy URL http://user:passwordaddress:port/: Bad port ...
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SOCKS proxy without ssh command

Currently I create a ssh tunnel using: ssh user@server -D 1234 to use SOCKS proxy. How do I configure server so I can directly connect to socks server? I want to set firefox socks host to server ip ...
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ssh + http proxy (corkscrew) not working

I'm trying to get ssh working with an http proxy via corkscrew. Here is the error: [echox@archbox:~] % ssh somehost.tld zsh: No such file or directory ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed ...
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How to check if apt proxy configuration is correct?

I have to use a proxy server which requires authentication. So, I need to update the apt.conf file to include my proxy settings. All fine. What I need is to check that the configuration is correct so ...
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Yast is unable to access software repositories even though URLs are accessible in browser and system date is correct

I am using Yast on OpenSuse 12.1. When trying to install packages from the software repositories, I get an error that the repo cannot be accessed because the network is unreachable: Download ...
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cURL socks5 proxy: “Empty reply from server”

I'm accessing an http resource using Chrome, FoxyProxy without any problems. The proxy is defined as socks5 in the standard port 1080. I've tried accessing the same resource using cURL (actual URLs ...