Agenda What is a Proxy Server Uses Types About HTTP Proxy Server About the software (Proxyfire) Screenshots Working of Proxyfire
What is a Proxy Server? In communications, a proxy is something that acts as a server, but when given requests from clients, acts itself as a client to the real servers A Proxy server is a server which routes you to browse your favorite web sites -- even though your access to those web sites might be blocked by a content filter. Example???????
Uses of a Proxy Server Speeds up Internet Browsing Reduces the load on your internet link To keep machines behind it anonymous
Types of Proxy Servers FTP Proxy Server HTTP Proxy Server SOCKS Proxy Server SSL Proxy Server Also: 1. Anonymous 2. Transparent 3. Distorting
About HTTP Proxy Server An HTTP proxy doesn't forward every request sent through it. Instead, it first examines if it already has the requested web page in its cache. If so, then it returns that page without sending another request to the destination server.
Reverse Proxy? Unlike usual proxy with deals with outbound traffic, this deals with inbound traffic…
About the Software(ProxyFire) Proxyfire is a powerful proxy server hunter and checker, which can not only support HTTP, SOCKS4, SOCKS5, Tunnel/IRC, SSL proxies checking, but also classify them into SOCKS proxy, High Anonymous proxy, Anonymous proxy, Transparent proxy and Gateway proxy. It is an example of “Distorting HTTP Proxy Server.”
System Used Hardware Specifications: 1. Intel Dual core Processor 2. 1GB RAM 3. 80GB HDD 4. Display 1280x786 5. Intel 100Mbps LAN Software Specifications: 1. Windows 7 RC Opearting System Internet Connectivity Specifications: 1. 384Kbps bandwidth Internet connected over WiFi connectivity