SOCKS is an Internet protocol that allows both TCP and UDP communications via a proxy server.

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HTTP connection to SOCKS [on hold]

I have access to some HTTP proxies with different IPs. An app only accepts SOCKS connections. I'd like to set up a network like this where the client (laptop) receives the ip of http proxy but ...
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How would/Should one go about hard-coding a transparent SOCKS proxy into the Linux Kernel? [on hold]

I'm trying to build a transparent SOCKSifying router but am having issues with very high CPU usage by the ksoftirqd process. My setup is a TP-Link WR710n router running OpenWRT where I run iptables ...
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Connect to VPN, then to a Socks proxy [closed]

I have a SOCKS5 server in place (where I can't setup a VPN) and a VPN in a VPS that is close to that SOCKS5. Now I would like to connect through the VPN then goes through that SOCKS5 server before ...
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Connection to MS SQL Server instance through SSH SOCKS proxy fails

I use a local ssh socks proxy (localhost:7070) on my Linux Laptop to connect to my company's intranet over my company's Windows+cygwin laptop, which has intranet access: Linux --(ssh -N -D 7070 -p ...
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forwarding connections from firewalled local machine to firewalled remote machine

I need to forward internet traffic from a local machine to a remote machine, routing traffic through an intermediary SSH server on the way. The remote machine is firewalled and running a SOCKS5 proxy ...
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how to divert incoming all tcp packets at eth0 to socks proxy and to eth1 of same host?

I have a three ubuntu linux hosts. host 1,host 2 and host 3. I want to pass data from host 1 to host 3 via host 2. But specifically I want to pass all incoming traffic of host 2 to socks proxy then to ...
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How to transparently cache git clone?

I would like to offer a continuous integration service (I'm planning to use hudson, but the solution should work for others as well) with a web interface where a user will define a SCM URL (e.g. a git ...
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How do you use a SOCKS proxy?

I intended to call this question: "Are SOCKS proxies still relevant?" but thought it would be too vague. I know there are various SOCKS proxies that are actively maintained and developed (like ...
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REDSOCKS goes 'out of file descriptors' when trying to redirect all outgoing (TCP) traffic from my Linux machine

I'm trying to redirect all outgoing TCP traffic from my linux box to the remote SOCKS5 proxy server. Currently I'm using the following rule in the OUTPUT chain: sudo iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -p tcp ...
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Dante sockd can't forward traffic through multiple virtual IPs

I have configured Dante sockd to forward traffic through multiple IP interfaces. The config is basically this: logoutput: /var/log/sockd.log debug: 1 socksmethod: username none internal: eth0 port = ...
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Debian Jessie: how to setup a socks5 proxy server?

I'm running a Debian Jessie server. I'm trying to setup a socks5 proxy server on such server: Firefox (local computer) <> Debian (remote server) <> The Internet I know how to configure proxy ...
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Socks proxy on Mac OS Yosemite

I can't figure out why my ssh-created socks proxy works with curl but not with Chrome + Mac OS Yosemite. Socks proxy created with ssh -D 8080 -p 5432 -i mypubkey.pem my-user@my_server_ip Tested with ...
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Howto setup socks proxy for sftp on windows

I have a windows server and I want to setup a sftp server over socks proxy. A firewall is running but my ports are open. First, I have installed an sftp server with a local test account. It is up and ...
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redsocks + socks server on different machine

I have the following setup: Host-X (192.168.1.100) running ssh -D so that it can be used as a socks server. Host-Y (192.168.1.101) running redsocks configured with Host-X as socks. They are in the ...
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ssh tunneling on the same machine

I am pretty lost with that. I have a machine with multiple adaptors, wlan0, eth0 and vpn_tun10. I want to set a tunnel on this machine to listen to request on the port 1080 and route them to the same ...
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Access ProxyChains thorugh local socks5 server

This question is a bit tricky but on it's basis I simply want a scenario where I can use my proxies just by connecting to 1 socks5 server from everywhere on my local network and don't have to worry ...
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Trying to run 2 dante servers on 1 vps

I purchased a vps for the purpose of using it as a socks5 proxy with dante, my vps has a second ip on the interface venet0:1, I'm wondering how I can use that ip as a proxy along with the ip on ...
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SSH socks proxy reverse connection Connection denied

So I wrote a java app that connects to a server in a reverse way (-R) and creates a ssh server where it is executed so the server can execute commands in the client that executed my app. That part ...
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How to route traffic through different interfaces based on the port number?

iptables -A PREROUTING -i usb0 -t mangle -p tcp --dport 8080 -j MARK --set-mark 1 iptables -L Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination Chain ...
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tunnel port 8080 over jumpserver using ssh - socks5 proxy?

I have this setup: LocalPC - Jumpserver - Webserver with page only accessible on this machine via localhost:8080 LocalPC and Webserver are not connected - Jumpserver has to be used. Jumpserver ...
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how to run pptp over redsocks proxy

I have one (virtual) Linux box in Ubuntu, that has redsocks set up done. Inside the machine, I could confirm that the the redsocks did work (use wget to check the external IP). Now, I want other ...
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Use internet connection of server, on a client, using proxy or something [closed]

I am working around to find the best and simplest solution to this: Assume we have a windows server 2008 R2 (name this A) with 2 network card configured, one is connected to Internet and another is ...
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Iptables fails to redirect traffic to transparent proxy

My goal was to use ubuntu as a router, with Redsocks serving as a transparent SOCKS proxy redirector. Each machine on my network would have its TCP/UDP traffic redirected to a different port where ...
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Proxy a remote web host to appear as localhost (via ssh tunnel)

I'm developing a web app that needs to embed pages from a legacy web app in an iframe, which needs to be recognised as the same origin to allow the page to mess with the iframe contents via ...
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Dante multiple proxies with separate authentication

I have been trying to set up Dante on Debian to create a Socks 5 proxy. So far I have only managed to get it to work with the root user, and would like to know how I can have multiple proxies each ...
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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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Control outgoing interface linux SSH tunnel [duplicate]

I am using a simple socks proxy in my browser. I create the socks using ssh -D myremote.server Now all requests go via the primary IP address of myremote.server. Can I change this behaviour that ...
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TCP Multipath using several SOCKS Proxys as uplink

I would like to set up a server, that uses several SOCKS Proxys as uplink to the internet. All Multipath setups I found were about using "normal" uplink like LAN, Cable or DSL, but none that uses ...
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Is it possible to create ssh socks server with authentication required?

I was looking at this question while I was trying to find a good socks server for linux that would be easy to configure. The following command works fine: ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:1080 localhost I ...
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Understanding a quick SOCKS proxy

Synopsis Essentially I would like to set-up a proxy for YIM!. The reason for this is my office is within a shared office block with other companies, thus meaning the main office is blocking certain ...
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Bind outgoing SOCKS-server traffic to a specific IP

At the office we get access to the web via a SOCKS server which is started with the command: ssh localhost -f -N -D *:8888. This server has 2 IPs (but only one network card): eth0 xx.yy.zz.1 eth0:1 ...
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mount cloud storage under Linux via socks?

I'm trying to mount cloud storage under Linux, but via a SOCKS proxy. One suggested solution I found is to use davfs2, but as far as I can tell it only supports a Http Proxy. I've tried this: sudo ...
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Forward traffic from a socks server to another socks server, based on some application layer “parameters” such as domain name or TLD extension

I want to configure a socks server (with ssh dynamic port forwarding for example) who can forward the traffic to another socks server or http server maybe ... and I want this routing to happens at ...
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Use PuTTy for local SOCKS Server binding?

I want to create a SOCKS server on my gateway server. PuTTY has it's -D switch which allows dynamic SOCKS proxy through the given SSH connection. Is it possible to do locally, without a SSH ...
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Socksify TCP connections reaching a gateway IP — preferably without iptables

I have Virtualbox installed on Debian with a few virtual machines. I can't install anything in the guests, and I use host only networking, vboxnet0. The host IP in the host network is 192.168.56.1, ...
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Proxychains equivalent for Windows? [closed]

Proxychains is a unix tool that can proxy applications through SOCKS proxies: proxychains wget www.google.com I look for Proxychains equivalent for Windows. I need to proxify a single application ...
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Openvpn forward all routing to a socks port

Is it possible to configure openVPN to route all client connections through a socks port? ie, I want the setup to be: Client -> openvpn server -> localhost socks5 port -> socks5 port forward ...
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Hosting multiple socks proxies on a single server

I have multiple public IP addresses assigned to a single NIC in a Windows Server 2012. I want to be able to use each IP as a socks proxy server which has to be accessible from other Internet users. ...
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How to setup ssh SOCKS proxy on another host instead of localhost? [closed]

My MacBook (192.168.8.201) WIFI is off and the LAN assigned IP does not have internet access. A CentOS box (192.168.12.50) has internet access. So I setup an instant SSH SOCKS proxy to surf the web ...
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How to specify outgoing IP for a socks5 proxy

I currently use putty for ssh tunneling through a Fedora server. The server has 2 IP's, and currently it goes by default through the first IP it has assigned. Is there a way to dynamically specify ...
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IRC connection via SOCKS proxy for servers requiring SSL?

I use Sidestep on Mac OSX to make a proxy connection via SSH to an EC2 instance whenever I'm on public unsecured networks. In cases where the network has a more restrictive I can connect my IRC client ...
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How to route the traffic from a specific port through a socks 5 server?

I'm running oracle sql on port 1521. However I can connect on it from a remote server only through a socks5 proxy(due firewall restriction). The client that I use to connect to the sql server doesn't ...
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I want to install a proxy server with multiple external IPs

I'm setting up my website and have gotten to where I need to make calls to external servers. To hide my server's backend (private) IP address I'll use a SOCKS5 proxy set up on a DDoS protected server ...
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Stop socks5 (ss5) to logging in start up

I want to stop ss5 to logging into any file in the server. i saw this command: ss5 -m But i want to find a solution to change any config file, so that it effect when the server start or restart.
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SSH Tunnel can't connect - connection times out, even though regular login works

I am trying to set up an SSH tunnel with a SOCKS proxy in Firefox, so I can surf the internet securely from public wifi. Both client and server are running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After setting up port ...
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What is the difference between SSH and SSH Tunneling

As the title says, I don't really understand the difference between them. For example, if I connect to a specific server through SSH without tunneling I get the same shell as I get with tunneling.
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strange output on ssh tunneling: output failed; connect failed: Connection timed out;

I use ssh user@xx.yy.zz.41 -p 1234 -D 9898 command for tunneling, and I set firefox socks5 ip to 127.0.0.1 and its port to 9898. It works successfully ,but in terminal I have error in output: ...
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Debian: How to create SOCKS proxy server to exit on specific network interface?

I have a setup with two internet connections. eth0 - Internet connection 1 eth1 - Internet connection 2 How can I create a SOCKS 4/5 server that will take connections coming from eth0 and proxy ...
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Colliding network addresses

A customer is using the same address space as the company network. I need to connect with Cisco VPN Client to the network of the customer, without affecting local connectivity. To keep all working, I ...
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SS5 <maxcons> limitation issue with <group>

Have an SS5 Socks proxy server running with SS5_RADIUS_AUTH I want to set a max connections users but have run in to a problem. SS5 want's me to define user group for it. <group> define a ...