In this video, Mike describes how proxy servers work to block certain websites and filter outgoing and incoming content. The video shows how to set up a browser to connect to a proxy server.
- Most of the time when you're connecting to a web server … or an SSH server or an FTP server … or whatever you're connecting to, … it's basically a direct connection with nothing between you … and that server other than a bunch of routers … as it gets your packets between the two of ya'll. … However, there is a situation where we could have … somebody in between us, somebody that we want … called a proxy server. … Let me explain the situation. … So here I am in a network and the network ID is 192.168.4. … And I'm sitting on computer 192.168.4.106. … And I got a router and here's some server way out here … with some webpage. … Now normally we just go from our computer, … through the web, through the internet, … however that has to go, … and then it gets to the server and back. … However, what I'm going to do is I'm going to add a computer. … I'm going to add another computer and I'm going to make him … 192.168.4.20, say. … And I'm going to make him what we call a proxy server. … So now what's going to happen is whenever I send anything out …
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