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How to deal with this:

nc: Proxy error: "HTTP/1.1 407 Proxy Authentication Required"

nc has a -P option for proxy username, but what's for password?

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It's not clear what Netcat variant you're using, but presuming it's OpenBSD's netcat, the proxy authentication behavior, as of version 1.105, should have you prompted on the commandline for a password:

"Proxy password for %s@%s: " is the prompt, with proxy username & proxy password applied for the string format inputs.

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