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

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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 ...
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Ssh socks server doesn't work [closed]

I want setup socks server on my localhost which forward all http traffic on my remote server for bypass firewall rules at my work net. And so I start it as usually sudo ssh -C2qTnN -D localhost:8080 ...
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How do I configure redis to allow me to connect through a SOCKS proxy?

I've got a redis server running on my remote machine. It's currently set only to bind 127.0.0.1. I can ssh into the machine with ssh -D 9999 mydomainwhatever.net to open a SOCKS proxy and then ...
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port forwarding with socks over proxy

I am trying to browse a wiki that runs on a server inside one domain from another domain. The wiki is accessible only on the LAN, but I need to browse it from another LAN to which I connect with an ...
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How to add authentication to ssh dynamic port forwarding?

I am using ssh client as a SOCKS server by running on the remote server this command: ssh -f2qTnND *:1080 some-server-user@localhost There is only one problem here: anyone can connect to the server ...
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Tunnel only one program (UDP & TCP) through another server

I have a windows machine at home and a server with debian installed. I want to tunnel the UDP traffic from one (any only this) program on my windows machine through my server. For tcp traffic this ...
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Save RAM when using dante proxy [closed]

I have a small server that I run dante socks proxy on to route torrent traffic through it. Now the problem is, that for each connection dante seems to create a new program/thread and it uses nearly my ...
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Transparent SOCKS5 proxy for linux using dual stack IPv4 and IPv6

Can you recommend a SOCKS5 proxy for linux that can accept IPv4 requests, but connects to the internet using dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6)? It is going to run on Ubuntu with dual stack enabled. I ...
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Can a SOCKS client listen for connections from a remote client

I have a situation where a PC (PC-1) is behind a firewall and is running a webserver listening for connections. PC-1 can connect to a SOCKS server (S-1). I have another PC (PC-2) that wants to connect ...
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Proxy server through list

I have list of SOCKS5 proxy servers, which is frequently updated. I want my traffic to go randomly or in order go through this list. The server itself has to be SOCKS5 server. For example: Data ...
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Forwarding from one SOCKS proxy to another

I want to set up a SOCKS proxy that listens on port 1080 and forwards data to another proxy listening on port 22 on 1.2.3.4. How do I do that?
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How to convert a local socks server into a local interface?

Exist a way to convert a local socks proxy into a local interface? My problem is that some application don't have the possibility to specify a socks proxy, and I need that all my communication pass ...
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Is it possible to block specific outbound hostnames for SSH SOCKS users?

Is it possible to block connections to specific hostnames for users accessing the web via an SSH SOCKS proxy?
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How can config squid to use a socks as parent or cascade?

I have a socks server and a squid linux server. How can config squid to use socks (as parent or proxy chain or cascade) ?
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socks proxy for debian lenny? dante not works

hello I need a socks5 proxy for debian with simple configuration. dante not working. p.s: I do NOT wish to use SSH tunneling.
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What does HTTP traffic tunnelled through SSH look like to a network administrator? [closed]

When I am at work we have very tight firewalls, as a way to get around them and perhaps even gain some increased anonymity myself and many of my co-workers have set up SSH tunnels to our own hosted ...
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How to map proxy to NAT internet connection?

I have: Internet connection with proxy (SOCKS5) server. User's computers with MS Windows. These users don't want to use proxy, they want NAT/Masquerade internet. One linux box in this network. How ...
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Ubuntu SOCKS proxy setup with two interfaces - how to pass DNS

I setup a SOCKSv5 server (Dante) on Ubuntu with two ethernet interfaces: eth0 is connected to my WAN with a static routable IP eth1 is connected to my LAN with a private IP I have a client ...
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SSH tunnel for socks5 proxy is slow with concurrent load

I ssh to a remote AWS server using Ubuntu. I use ssh's port forwarding capabilities to do this. I have tried forwarding a dynamic port (ssh -D) or a single port (ssh -L with dante running as a remote ...
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Socks Server Behind HTTP Proxy

I have a notebook(let's call it NOTEBOOK A) that is connected to INTERNAL NETWORK A. In order to browse the internet, NOTEBOOK A connects to a HTTP PROXY server which also resides in INTERNAL NETWORK ...
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How can i route Postfix through a socks proxy?

I have a mail server that uses postfix to relay all the outbound mail through Gmail's smtp servers. Now I have another internet provider and this one is through a SOCKS proxy connection. How can I ...
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SOCKS proxy server chained to NTLM protected HTTP proxy on Linux

Our application can connect to Internet only directly or via SOCKS proxy. Unfortunately we can only access the Internet via HTTP proxy protected by NTLM authentication. Is there any SOCKS server that ...
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use iptables for transparent access to 2 proxies depending on domain

I have a setup where I have 2 proxy servers. One is a socks proxy which I wish to use for ALL connections by default. The second proxy is an http proxy which I wish to use for http connections to ...
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Use authentication with Dante Socks

I just set up my dante socks proxy and it works just fine without authentication. Now I want only certain users to be able to use it tho. Preferably only those users that are in the passwd. What would ...
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What is the difference between connecting via VPN and SSH/SOCKS proxy for a specific application?

If I understand correctly, a VPN connection will make the whole computer behave like it is on the target network. Is it correct to say that a SOCKS proxy via an SSH tunnel would accomplish the same ...
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Squid as Socks5 Proxy server [closed]

One of my friends lives in a country which they censor websites and they are fighting with techniques that people use to bypass the censorship. He told me that the only way that he can bypass the ...
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dante-server not working with ipv6

I always get Error = 0x08 (Address type not supported) when I try to open ipv6 addresses like ipv6.google.com via my dante-server. How do I get danted to work with ipv6?
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ssh tunneling to remote site or SOCKS proxy

I have an admin area on a site, that I would like to restrict access to. I was thinking of creating a virtual host and binding to port 9090 for example. Access to this port will be granted to ...
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Do I want a VPN or a SOCKS proxy?

I'm trying to figure out if I can do this via a SOCKS proxy, or if I need to use a VPN. I have a Ubuntu server, and a dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10/Windows 7 client. What I'd like to do is connect to the ...
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Dante - Socks4 Configuration

We have application it supports SOCKS4 proxy support and we would like to test it. So we have installed dante in SUSE and it is configured for SOCKS5 by default. Is there any option where we can ...
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If I am using SSH for a SOCKS proxy, do DNS connections go through it?

I am using ssh -D 8080 my server to create a SOCKS proxy. I'm then configuring OS X to use localhost:8080 as a SOCKS proxy. I'm using this to access the internet without being monitored. I'm using ...
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SSH Socks Proxy wiith iptables REDIRECT

I have googled and haven`t found the answer on my question. Help me please. There are two servers: serverA with public IP 12.0.0.10 and an private IP 10.0.0.5 serverB with public IP 20.0.0.11 I ...
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How can I setup a SOCKS proxy over ssh with password based authentication on CentOS?

I know how to setup a simple proxy using ssh -D ,but I want to use username and password based authentication for this case. Is there any way?
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How do i configure a simple dante instance?

I'm trying to set up a simple SOCKS proxy on Amazon EC2, but I'm not able to figure out the documentation and configuration file for dante. For now i've been able to set up a proxy without ...
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How secure SSH dynamic port forwarding?

I'm using SSH's dynamic port forwarding to host a socks proxy on localhost. I'm trying to find out if the connection between my computer and the remote server/destination is secured. Will my ISP or ...
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SSH Tunnelling for HTTP: Does target HTTP Proxy Port have to be exposed?

An example: I am trying to use PuTTy to create an SSH tunnel from my laptop to my server (for the purposes of this example MyServer.com:22). Port 22 is enabled on the router between MyServer.com and ...
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proxy forwarding

I have 10 socks5 proxys and I want to make a Linux server to connect to (use as a proxy) and connect me to one of the socks. The connection should be random. Any ideas how to do this? Squid isn't a ...
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How forward one port to other using ssh or any other tool?

I have a legacy application listening on port 5050 bound to localhost interface (i.e. 127.0.0.1). This app runs on a Linux box (an embedded system). I have an app, lets call it App C that runs on PC ...
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Tunneling all TCP and UDP traffic through a Server?

On a Linux or Windows system, how would it be possible to tunnel all TCP/UDP packets through a thirdparty server? What would one use, does it work with SOCKS5, OpenVPN or SSH?
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Why we need Socks Proxy? [closed]

Is there any specific reason for customers to choose SOCKS proxy when compared to HTTP Proxy?
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Making squid use a proxy

I have a home network with 4-5 clients, and a server. The server runs Squid 2.7. The clients are all configured to use squid as a proxy server. I would like to be able to establish an SSH tunnel with ...
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http reverse-proxy on one server passing through ssh/socks proxy to second server

There are some web sites that I can only access from a limited set of machines, but I can ssh into some of these machines (only as a regular user) and use ssh -D to set up a SOCKS proxy on my local ...
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Connecting jconsole using SOCKS to Amazon EC2

I'm trying to use jconsole to view stats on an EC2 instance by using a socks proxy created by SSH. I've tried the various scripts mentioned in the links below but to no avail: ...
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Can I disable interactive shell access while tunneling web traffic through SSH?

I am looking into implementing SSH tunneling as a cheap VPN solution for outside users to access Intranet-only facing web applications. I currently am using Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 64 bit with OpenSSH ...
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how to setup a socks 5 proxy server on centos

I need a socks 5 proxy server that can run on centos. This would use a block of IP's so that client X with IP Address zzz connects tomy proxy server with ip xxx and then to remote host with ip yyy. ...
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How do I use MacPorts (rsync) through a SOCKS5 proxy?

MacPorts relies on rsync to do its job, and I rely on a SOCKS5 proxy to get full access to internet. How do I make rsync run all its queries through my proxy?
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Remote Desktop over SSH SOCKS proxy to bypass firewall [closed]

I'm trying to connect to a Windows server from my Mac using RDC2.1 for Mac. The problem is the server I need to connect to is guarded by the evil dragon - IP-based access control on a completely ...
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How can I use a VPN for specific applications which then connect to multiple squid IP's?

Ok here is my exceptionally confusing dilemma I'm hoping someone here can help me with. 1) I have a home computer setup to check my remote website's functionality & load time. 2) I have 5 remote ...