Questions tagged [proxy]

A device (either hardware or another computer) that acts as an in-between interface between a computer and a network.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
3answers
88 views

How can I forward web traffic from Mac to iPad?

I am trying to setup the iPad as a development station. Managed to ssh from it to my Mac, but the thing is, on the Mac I need to connect to a VPN to be able to access some websites. Those websites ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Safari SSH Tunneling Troubleshooting Diagnostics

What diagnostics / troubleshooting can be performed to meet the goal? Goal: tunnel through a remote router, with port 22 enabled for SSH access via SSH. Asus RT68U Router outfitted with Merlin ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

SOCKS proxy environment variable ignored by command line applications

I have a SOCKS proxy that is accessible at 192.168.0.17:1080 in my local network. I redirected my internet traffic to it in my Wifi System Preferences. This works fine, GUI applications use it. ...
2
votes
0answers
43 views

Run a local http(s) proxy from command line using built-in commands

We've been using Charles Proxy during the development of a product, but now need to be able to script/automate the same behaviour using command line tools on macOS. My understanding is that Charles ...
1
vote
2answers
43 views

Why does “what's my IP” show a strange / random IP and not my home fibre IP?

When I try ifconfig.co or whatismyip.com on my MacOS 10.4 I get a completely unknown IP address and it even changes every day or two. Tried from Safari, Brave, Firefox and even did curl ifconfig.co ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to configure .pac file for proxy in macOS

I have a .pac file from our hosted web server for proxy. It is working fine for Windows and I am able to access site allowed by proxy. However, I use the same link of .pac file in my macOS, then it ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

How can I force all traffic for a single app through VPN / Proxy + Open Source? aka App Firewall?

I'm looking for an app that is fully Open Source OR built-in to MacOS as I am trying to use this for security / privacy (to ensure that particular apps cannot make arbitrary connections) I have ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Unable to connect mac from remote using telnet

I am trying to use my mac as proxy using charles proxy. To do that, I had my mac and android device in same network and manually set the mac ip as proxy in the android device settings at port 8888. ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

How to disable DNS resolution when using a HTTP proxy

I'm running behind a corporate firewall and http proxy. The DNS resolves internal names but does not resolve external names. The proxy does allow connecting to external sites and when using this with ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Difference between an https proxy and a VPN [closed]

as far as I know, both proxy and VPN forwards traffic under their IP-Adresses and not yours. Also, a vpn is more secure than a proxy, because in a vpn the connection is end-to-end secured. Using a ...
1
vote
0answers
378 views

How to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection?

Reasons why I want to configure the proxy is to surf anonymous, for security reasons, to gain access in blocked websites in some locations. I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the ...
5
votes
2answers
396 views

How can Charles Proxy change settings without admin rights after first time?

Charles Proxy has a feature that it can automatically configure your system proxy settings when it starts. Every programmatic way I've found of changing these settings (e.g. networksetup) requires ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Viewing VPN configuration details on iOS

I'm using the Charles Proxy iOS app and am curious to learn more about how it is configured. When I go to General > VPN in my settings, and click on "Charles Proxy", I see But from the ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Charles Proxy -

I installed charles Proxy on my Mac. When I connect my other device / laptop, it was connecting, but none of the data was seen on Charles proxy. So I ran pfctl command: no nat on bridge100 inet ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

MacBook Pro 2017 - suspicious network settings I don't understand

I've been looking at my network preferences and I am concerned that these settings mean someone may be spying on me. Can someone explain what proxies are and what does bypass proxy mean? And, should ...
2
votes
0answers
169 views

How can I create a wifi hotspot which passes all traffics to local proxy server?

I have a mitmproxy server listening on port 9999 and my macbook pro is connected to internet with usb tethering. I want to make a wifi hotspot which forwards all request to the mitmproxy server. How ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Is there any way to set network preferences per Wi-Fi connection?

I work on multiple physical locations with different Wi-Fi's to connect to. Certain Wi-Fi's are within local networks that have specific network settings. I have added different "Locations" in the ...
2
votes
1answer
368 views

How to connect Apple TV (3rd Gen) to the Internet through proxy?

I have an Apple TV 3rd Gen (a1469) running OS 7.2.2. I need it to connect to the Internet through a proxy. I've tried downloading AppleConfigurator2 Version 2.7.1 on a Mac with macOS 10.13, but I ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

safari not respecting non proxy hosts

In the system networking config, I specify some hosts which should be connected to without a proxy: However after adding the entry for iad.ocir.io, when trying to connect (safari or chrome) I see an ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

How to prevent browser from redirecting AT ALL using terminal

I have a very limited knowledge of this stuff so I hope this explanation makes sense.... My parents have somehow got on my MacBook, and made it so that they can change any setting and view/modify my ...
0
votes
0answers
255 views

Google Chrome 68+ doesn't work behind corporate proxy on macOS

This started happening after my company pushed Chrome 68 update (we were using Chrome 65 until then) almost a year back. If I start Chrome up, it runs all well for a while (ranging from 5 minutes to a ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Safari stops working when attached to a corporate network

My work MBP is in a corporate network which has heavy security. For the last few months Safari has been driving me crazy. It will work for a period of time, then just stop. No matter what web page I ...
0
votes
0answers
119 views

Safari Proxy Setting (IOS)

Where is the native safari options to configure a SSH proxy-tunnel to access a remote LAN device? If there are none, what is the key-searchword to find such functionality. This is not a request for ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Account with parental controls enabled breaks proxy use

I have a MacBook Air running Mojave (10.14.2). My router is running a proxy using Squid that works fine on the Mac's administrator account and a user account. When the user account has Parental ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

Proxy Authentication Error in pip install Mac

I have tried to set the proxy in the bash_profile: export http_proxy=http://UserID:PWD@202.141.80.24:3128 export https_proxy=http://UserID:PWD@202.141.80.24:3128 export ftp_proxy=http://UserID:PWD@...
0
votes
1answer
258 views

Bonjour Sleep Proxy / WoWLAN / WoL

So I've had an interesting issue that I think I know what might have happened, but I'm not sure if it is actually possible. I have 2 Mac's running High Sierra, Laptop and iMac. I have enabled "Wake ...
1
vote
1answer
652 views

Why system-wide socks proxy doesn't work for Chrome?

First of all, I'm not asking how to enable proxy in Chrome. I've already done it with SwitchySharp extension. The question I'm about to ask, is the mechanism under OSX's network preference setting ...
2
votes
0answers
279 views

iOS caching PAC file

I have a large number of iPads (minis + airs) running the latest iOS for the device. (9.3.5 on the minis). They are all configured by MDM to use a wifi network with a PAC file. After having some ...
2
votes
1answer
290 views

Recovery mode behind corporate proxy Sierra

I just wiped the hard drive on a 2010 mac pro using the recovery mode partition, but now when I try to reinstall (Sierra) I discover that it can't connect to apple because it has to go through the ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

How to easily forward/redirect all network traffics through local socks port 1080?

How to easily forward/redirect all network traffics through local socks port 1080? I did google this before asking question. I found this link and this link and others too. But there is no simple ...
2
votes
0answers
48 views

Prevent iOS upgrade

I want to prevent iOS upgrade on my device(s). In order to do that, I created one PAC proxy file and applied that Automatic Proxy configuration in Wi-Fi settings. But the iOS device is still able to ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Turn on Proxy Without Password Prompt

I am looking for a way to do the equivalent without prompting for password. I need it to be a native way that does not require the user to change any configuration files (including sudoers). And GUI ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Proxy requires password and user name

Running High Sierra. I started getting this message when I first open chrome: the proxy http://11.adams-aqua.ga/ requires user name and password A couple of weeks ago I stopped being able to browse ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Proxy is configured (correctly, I guess). Appstore and Safari work fine. But network traffic on Terminal does not work

Set HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SOCKS, Streaming, Gopher to 10.11.0.1 and port 8080, with no username and password. And it works for Safari and App Store. And set the same entries to Firefox and it also works ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to set up WebDAV (with wfsctl) on macOS High Sierra with Server 5.6.1?

After having upgraded to High Sierra with Server 5.6.1 I want to recreate the WebDAV shares I had. I've used wfsctl to create a share point. The share point has ACL for a specific user. So far so good ...
0
votes
2answers
93 views

My ex is a computer “expert”. Is he using administrative privileges to remotely control/limit use of my computer?

My Ex knows a lot about computers - I know nothing about the hardware and infrastructure... I bought my own personal MacBookAir for my private use only. I'm not able to change some settings or be the ...
2
votes
1answer
548 views

Recover proxy bypass list from System Preferences

I’ve been using Freedom to block access to the internet. I had a list of sites to bypass within the Proxy tab of System Preferences, effectively whitelisting the sites I need for work. I installed ...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

Trying to use proxy but still get original ip address

I bought a private proxy server which I'm successfully using in Telegram application. Now I went to network preferences (I'm using wifi connection), selected SOCKS proxy and filled credentials. ...
1
vote
1answer
702 views

How to configure webproxy settings to bypass hosts and networks in the shell?

Can I manage this setting in the Terminal?
2
votes
0answers
843 views

Reverse tethering/Internet sharing and SOCKS proxy

I am sharing a Wi-Fi connection from a Mac over USB to an iPhone using Internet Sharing. This works fine. However, I would like to also tunnel the iPhone traffic through the SOCKS proxy on my Mac. The ...
4
votes
1answer
994 views

OS X Safari: Toggle Socks Proxy from command line

I need to toggle back and forth between engaging and disengaging a socks proxy within Safari: Next open safari and click on "safari" in the top left menu bar to open the drop down menu and then ...
2
votes
2answers
71 views

How do I access Itunes U Course Manager if my country isn’t supported?

I want to create a course but where I come from Itunes U Course Manager isn’t supported. I tried solving this but with no success. I use Chrome and have downloaded an extension called Bitternet which ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

macOS packet filter (port forwarding)

I am trying to redirect the outbound traffic to destination port 80 to the local proxy port 127.0.0.1:8080 without success /etc/pf.anchors/com.forwarding rdr pass inet proto tcp from any to any port ...
0
votes
1answer
440 views

Configure proxy on mac

I followed this tutorial to set up a proxy using an AWS instance. I was able to do so, and upon running this command: ssh -L 3128:localhost:8888 -i /path/to/yourkey.pem ubuntu@xxx.xxx.xxxx I am able ...
3
votes
2answers
501 views

MacOS Sierra - Automator/Shortcut to disable proxy?

Our company policy allows us to use the company laptop for personal matters, but of course, the proxy prevents us to visit some sites like Netflix etc. So I frequently disable the proxy - I'd like to ...
6
votes
1answer
702 views

How to open port 9150 on a Mac so external devices can connect to it?

On Localhost I can access and connect to port 9150, but on another devices on the network it cannot see the port and cannot connect to it. I've checked and there is no firewall on the network ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

MacOS equivalent for /etc/environ

I am at a new institute and to use the Wi-Fi they had to configure some proxies settings on my personal laptop. Now I cant access the internet from my home. A friend who has a Linux laptop said he ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Can I be on bluetooth tethering + wifi, and select which traffic goes through each?

I have found some wifi networks have 'overly-aggressive' firewalls. E.G. many will block SSH traffic. The wifi signal is otherwise strong and good, and I'd like to use it for most of my internet ...
1
vote
0answers
127 views

Set Automatic Proxy Configuration on a per-network basis?

My company's Wi-Fi network requires that I use an Automatic Proxy Configuration (setting in the Advanced Network Settings) to access external websites. However, I don't want to use the proxy when ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Can't connect to the internet after removing VPN

I installed the Star VPN application from the App Store and connected to United States VPN. Everything was working fine until I removed the application. I'm able to access some Bigger or famous sites ...