word number: 529
Time: 2021-03-01 14:29:27 +0000
Borrowing a web proxy is the next simple step to changing DNS. Here is posted not the technical stuff but introduce web proxies available on the web. Below are steps of example web proxies or skip and go further below to watch the video.
Here’s how I see proxy works. Instead going straight ahead to the adress’ destination the packets turns around to the proxy server, processed there then go to the original destination. I used this because my connection here doesn’t allow direct contact with certain sites. Ofcourse it won’t work also if the destination is blocked by the proxy server or to the proxy server itself is blocked.
I’ll post a gif below.
This is just one function of the proxy server, if you want to know more why not visit my other site 0darkking0.wordpress.com (there isn’t any material now but will be). Below are steps to use proxy server in Windows, or watch the video down below. (click image to enlarge)
On Debian based Linux:
Putting my proxy server on public will be on later videos.
sudo apt install squid
sudo cp /etc/squid/squid.conf /etc/squid/squid.conf.original
edit /etc/squid/squid.conf basic setup:
authenticated setup auth_param basic program /usr/lib/squid/basic_ncsa_auth /etc/squid3/passwords auth_param basic realm proxy acl authenticated proxy_auth REQUIRED http_access allow authenticated
sudo htpasswd -c /etc/squid3/passwords username_you_like
If you have direct public IP, skip this step. If you are behind router with DDNS: