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

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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 do I set up a SOCKS proxy on CentOS?

I need to set up a login/password protected SOCKS server, which would save all the requests and responses, this means both headers and bodies. This will be used as a site scraper, so HTTP/HTTPS ...
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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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How to set up SOCKS5 with SSH tunnel via tcpsocks?

I try to set up a Ubuntu System that routes all traffic through a socks5 ssh tunnel to a Debian proxy machine. tcpsocks https://github.com/vi/tcpsocks seems to do this, but I failed to set it up. I ...
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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 ...
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Is there opensource socks5 server for ubuntu?

I can not find any opensource Socks5 server for ubuntu, I need to use Socks5 server to proxy client to access, can anyone help me ?
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How do I connect to a server behind an socks5 proxy through SSH on mac/linux?

I am using the ssh to try to connect to a server behind on remote network. That server is behind a socks5 proxy on the same network. The port of the proxy server is 1080 and the ssh port is 22. ...
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SOCKS4-5 network device driver

There are methods of forcing programs to use SOCKS4-5 proxy's, such as socksify, tsocks and other LD_PRELOAD hijacking methods. Is there a way of having a SOCKS proxy network device, such as one ...
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SSH Web Tunnel Monitor

I allow web traffic tunnelling on my linux server over SSH, each user has a account on the server. So how can I monitor their total send and received bandwidth and also monitor requested URL's? Also ...
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Making Apache Vhost only visible to users

I'm wanting to limit access to several things like PHPMyAdmin to users who are logged in and using SOCKS. To do that I'd like to make a virtual host in Apache. I'm guessing that the basic steps are to ...
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How to set up a wireless AP with a linux box and SOCKS proxy

I've got: (1) Linux box (Arch linux to be precise, but that doesn't really matter) (2) Ethernet connection on it (say, eth0) (3) Socks proxy on a remote site (say, remote :port), which can be ...
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program like proxifier for linux

For windows systems I use a program called proxifier which forces ALL network traffic over the specified SOCKS/HTTPS proxy (except for individual programs added to the exception list). It works well ...
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What is more prevalent: SOCKS Proxy or HTTP Proxy?

I am working on a project where we need to decide which proxy to support first. Later we will add support for the other proxy. Is either SOCKS proxy or HTTP proxy more prevalent? Does anyone have any ...
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Socks5 proxy “Dante” leaves many child processes stuck in FIN_WAIT2 / CLOSE_WAIT state

I'm running dante v1.2.1 as a SOCKS proxy server. The proxy works fine but at the end of the day there are around 40-50 or more child processes of sockd running even though there are no active ...
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SOCKS proxy on Debian

How do I configure a SOCKS proxy on a Debian box such that I can enter the host address in the firefox proxy configuration page, and use my box as a SOCKS proxy? I've heard of dante-server, but I ...
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setting up a proxy to mirror an SSH SOCKS connection

I have two remote machines, remote1 and remote2. remote2 is only running sshd, and I can't run anything else on it. remote1 is a full-fledged server to which I have complete access. I can run a ...
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Dante (SOCKS server) not working

I'm trying to set up a SOCKS proxy using dante for testing purposes. However, I can't even get it to work with a web browser, after looking at several tutorials on how to do that. I've tried in both ...
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How can I disable encryption on openssh?

I'm having performance problems using openshh(server) and putty(client) combination to use a remote webproxy. I'd like to disable encryption and test the results to see if it makes a difference. How ...
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Routing all traffic thru socks proxy using ssh -D

is it any easy way to route all traffic through a ssh proxy with -D? I can configure individual specific applications to do this, but I would like a configuration that routes all the traffic on the ...
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Whats the difference between a port forwarder and a socks proxy?

Question title describes itself clearly
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Java socks4 client

Java.net.Proxy supports socks5, is there a way to support socks4 as well? third party library is ok too.
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SSH socks proxy tunnel without interactive session?

I use ssh -D 1080 myhost.org ...to open up an SSH tunnel from my work machine to my home machine, so as to bypass the idiotic content filter on the corporate firewall. However this also creates an ...