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How DNS lookups work when using an HTTP proxy (or not) in IE

I recently participated in a discussion regarding what happens when a client requests a page from a proxy server. I just wanted to make sure that my understanding of this sequence of events was ...
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Load balancing using IIS7 request routing and load balancing module

Microsoft has a lot of documentation about their somewhat new load balancing and request routing module for IIS7 located here: ...
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Configuring OpenLDAP as a Active Directory Proxy

We try to set up an Active Directory server for company-wide authentication. Some of the servers that should authenticate against the AD are placed in a DMZ, so we thought of using a LDAP-server as ...
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Dynamic Backends with HAProxy

I'm trying to figure out the best way to handle dynamic proxying of HTTP requests. Basically I want to take a dynamic hostname in the form of myname.cust.mydomain.com and then forward requests to an ...
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Non-IE browsers wont auto-authenticate

We're considering offering Safari (windows), Chrome, Firefox and Opera as optional browsers in our 2500 person organisation. I'm just testing them out now and where IE auto-authenticates with our ...
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What free options are available for web content filtering? [closed]

I run the IT Dept at a small high school with about 500 users on the network. We have been using SurfControl for this which has been handy because it backs into MS ActiveDirectory very well. We ...
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Configure apt to use proxy in vagrant box

I'm using Vagrant to setup a virtual machine for testing. I would like apt inside the virtual machine to use a proxy on the host machine to allow caching of all the downloads to persist between ...
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IPTABLES: routing VPN users through transparent Squid

I'm hoping someone can help me out - I've been tearing my hair out over this! I have pptpd and squid set up. I want give these users access to the internet, but would like to send http traffic ...
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Stunnel too many clients

I'm trying to hook up stunnel and haproxy to forward https connections through to some backend servers. I've got haproxy setup right, and I seem to have stunnel set up right. Trouble is that when I ...
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What IP does nginx use for ip_hash sticky sessions?

Does nginx use the direct client's IP for ip_hash, or does it also observe X-forwarded-for HTTP header to use as the IP address to ip_hash? For example, in a situation where some clients using a ...
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API Management Solutions [closed]

I'm currently building an API and am looking for a tool to allow me to monitor (in a GUI) and rate-limit usage. I've come across a few enterprise solutions including: http://apigee.com/ ...
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Nginx : strip header on HTTP, add header on HTTPS

I'm configuring an Nginx server so as to serve as a reverse proxy to serve a Django app (run on Gunicorn). My problem is that I want my site secured with HTTPS, and so I want my Django app to be able ...
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Nginx serving content from the wrong “virtual host” while accessing with https

I have a server running both Nginx and Apache in a proxy setup, Nginx serves the static content and Apache the dynamic content which works really well. This setup is currently hosting two versions of ...
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What is the purpose of netcat's “-w timeout” option when ssh tunneling?

I am in the exact same situation as the person who posted another question, I am trying to tunnel ssh connections through a gateway server instead of having to ssh into the gateway and manually ssh ...
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SSH tunnel as proxy - no data returned

I'm trying to set up an SSH tunnel as a web proxy for use when I'm at public locations. I already have a remote server to use, and I've also had this working in the past using this same server. ...
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Nginx dynamic proxy_pass doesn't resolve properly

I'm having problems configuring nginx, I've searched the web for solutions and I have some bits and pieces but I'm still not able to come up with proper configuration. I have registered a domain, ...
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How do you configure Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) when you have no proxy?

Windows (going back to at least IE6) by default has WPAD turned on (Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings > Automatically Detect Settings). When you don't have a proxy or WPAD server, ...
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Squid proxy: how to link inbound IPv4+port to outbound IPv6

I'm trying to setup a squid proxy that will accept multiple inbound connections on one IPv4 across a range of ports, and for each port connection to connect out on a unique IPv6 address. I've named ...
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Apache : Map one virtualhost to a subdirectory of another virtualhost

I'm trying to map one virtual host to a subdirectory of another virtual host, something like this http://host2.com -> http://host1.com/host2. At this moment, whenever I go to http://host2.com it ...
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Setting up a complex Apache reverse proxy

We are about to move a website to a new server running a new piece of software, normally a simple change but we also have a dutch version of the website running in a folder /nl. We would like to ...
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Do proxies really provide anonymity?

Do web proxies really provide anonymity? I mean, without someone asking for logs in a web proxy server for who/when connected, is it impossible to know who was behind that IP address? I'm asking ...
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Accessing Google Cloud SQL through a Google proxy

I'm looking for a way to expose my google cloud sql server (running mysql), to my api servers. I might add/remove them in the future and adding them mysql access is an additional step in ...
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Apache Rewrite or Proxy to internal server

First off, this is my first go at apache, so please forgive my beginingingismness :) My basic setup is as such: mysub.domain.com gets sent to my static IP via a CNAME entry at godaddy's DNS manager. ...
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Best SOCKS proxy server for Linux [closed]

I want to setup a SOCKS proxy server on linux, any recommendations? I currently use SS5 and want to know if there are any better alternatives.
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How to browse to a webserver which is reachable through the SSH port only

I have a server at work which is behind a firewall (the company's firewall) so it is reachable only thrugh port 22 (SSH). I'm able to connect to the server with putty without problems. Also, that ...
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Apache proxy: passing on REMOTE_USER to backend server

We are using shibboleth for authentication. Our shibboleth Service provider is running on a host that is running apache with reverse proxy configuration (mod_proxy). The applications using shibboleth ...
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What is the best way to get PRECISE domain name from ip address logged in iptables log

In iptables I am logging certain public IP addresses... say of websites visited from different workstations, depending on destination port number... All this is not really relevant to the question but ...
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How to change the proxy settings for the Network Service account from the command prompt?

Currently, I am only aware of the following command: C:\>bitsadmin /util /SetIEProxy NetworkService MANUAL_PROXY 1 92.168.0.200:8080 NULL But, it has the following defects: It is deprecated It ...
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HTTP client -> [proxy] -> HTTPS server. Possible?

Is it possible to have something like this?: [Client] ----HTTP--- > [Magic] ----HTTPS----> [Server] I have a Windows Phone client that should connects to a HTTPS server which is out of my control. ...
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How do I configure Squid Proxy located at a different location to route internet traffic?

I have a Linux box (Ubuntu 9.10) at a different location. I installed squid proxy and tried using that IP and port (opened 3128 at that location) in Firefox. I can't get it to work. My current ...
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Multple IP routing on Squid Proxy

I have installed Squid Proxy on a server which has 4 IP addresses.eg 192.123.0.10 192.123.0.11 192.123.0.12 192.123.0.13 192.123.0.10 is the main IP. I want to be able to either: Set my browser ...
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How to run multiple instances of Tor?

I'm trying to set up a special proxy server (running Windows). It will have several instances of Privoxy and Tor running and my app will choose which Privoxy instance to send HTTP requests to ...
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Block Facebook for selected users

We have a few users here who are using Facebook during working hours and their productivity is through the floor, as a temporary measure I have remotely edited their hosts files to point facebook.com ...
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SSH Tunnel for Remote Desktop via Intermediary Server Part II

I asked previously how to configure 2 SSH tunnels using an intermediary server in order to run Remote Desktop through them and I managed to make it work. Now, I'm trying to do the same, using the same ...
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When does IIS log a request?

This sounds silly, but when do they log requests? I have a web application, and about 500 HTTP proxies that will load up that application. But problem is sometimes (and this morning a lot), the proxy ...
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Apache VirtualHost Proxy with a Subdirectory

Currently, we have an IIS server as our primary web server. We are implementing an Apache server in its place, but still need to have the IIS server accessible. Typically, this is a simple thing, ...
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How to provide HTTPS access to a webserver that doesn't support SSL?

I have a program (motion) that serves a web page showing a live camera feed. I want to make that feed available via internet, but using SSL and a certificate so the feed can only be seen by those that ...
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Danted Socks Proxy with Authentication

I've been trying to set up a SOCKS proxy on linux with danted. I have the proxy working perfectly without authentication, but when I try adding in authentication with both method: username and method: ...
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All client browsers repeatedly asking for NTLM authentication when running through local proxy server

All client browsers repeatedly asking for NTLM authentication when running through local proxy server. When pointing browsers through the local proxy to the internet, some but not all clients are ...
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Proxy to “backend” service whenever a file does not exists

I'm using NGINX to serve static file. Whenever a file does not exist, I want NGINX to hit a nodejs backend service that will try to asynchronously retrieve that file. The backend service needs 3 ...
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Reverse proxy in IIS7

We have an app that uses a bunch of ASP.NET SOAP services, hosted on IIS7. Now we're trying to move the services to a different server. Problem is that the client has a hard-coded URL, and does not ...
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How may I guarantee NGINX won't serve the wrong site?

To help explain my issue, let me create an analogous, but fictional backstory. Let's say I have a friend, Sarah, who makes her living through a web cam. And let's say this source of income is ...
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Nginx not caching data

I have a REST API behind an nginx proxy. Proxying works fine, however I am unable to cache any responses. Any help would be much appreciated: Nginx config: worker_processes 10; error_log ...
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Making proxy available on remote server through ssh tunneling

I know I can use ssh tunneling to create a "proxy" on my machine so that I can make all the traffic generated locally go through a remote server. Like this: $ ssh -D 12345 myuser@remote_ssh_server ...
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Load balancing in Nginx with redirect rather than proxy

I want to use Nginx in a bit of an unconventional way. I want to load balance between a few servers, but rather than proxy content for those servers I want to redirect to them. That is, if a ...
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Configure Proxy Authentication for Mobile clients

I have a HTTP proxy using Squid or similar, and the proxy is configured to require Proxy Authentication. As we all know, proxy authentication does not work in interception mode. I also have lots of ...
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Apache as a proxy for Nexus, Jenkins and Foreman (Several VirtualHosts on same domain, IP and Port)

I'd like to configure Apache to be used as a proxy for Nexus, Jenkins and Foreman which are installed and running on the same server. Here is an example of the Virtual host config file for Foreman, ...
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Setting Up Apache as a Forward Proxy with Caching

I am trying to set up Apache as a forward proxy with caching, but it does not seem to be working correctly. Getting Apache working as a forward proxy was no problem, but no matter what I do it is not ...
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In an Apache + lighttpd setup, who should be the proxy?

In a setup where you use Apache for PHP / Python scripts and lighttpd for static files, but only one listens on the outside IP address and acts as a proxy to the other listening on the loopback ...
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Proxy - Pac file - ipv6 with myAdresse()?

I'm tryig to make a proxy pac file for my Squid. I suppose to change redirection if the user is in my network or if he is at home for example, and I try to make it whith the myAdress() function. I ...