Thread: Connections behind a proxy server

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    Connections behind a proxy server


    Im interested in how i can make socket connections from a network pc based behind a proxy server. If i just do it the normal way the connection simply cant be made, also i would like to do it without setting anything on the proxy so its all done from the client socket.


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    ok, I assume you know how web proxys work. With that in mind and an assumption that you are using Winsock I'll give a quick rundown of what I know.

    Open a socket with the proxy server on the proxy's port.

    Do a normal HTTP request with GET being an absolute path to the destination (relative obviously can't work)

    You should be able to retrieve the data as normal. It just pipelines your actual request through that one machine with external access.

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