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Minaru

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Im new to this proxy thing
« on: September 14, 2006, 08:08:33 PM »
Hi, all. Im new to this proxy thing, but i know how to set my browser and all. How would i know when to use proxies? Like if i wanted to download a patch for world of warcraft. How would i no what proxy to set in the browser? How would i know if the patch even had a proxy?

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Terry

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Re: Im new to this proxy thing
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2006, 10:08:14 PM »
The main purposes of proxy servers

    * Transfer speed improvement (in case of caching proxies). You may use your ISP's proxy to access the internet ?usually you have better connection to your ISP's proxy than to other hosts, if this proxy has the resource you requested from the internet you will get a copy of it from proxy (from its cache).

    * Security and privacy (for HTTP). Anonymous proxies hide information about your computer in the request headers, so you can safely surf the net and your information will never be used in any way.

    * LAN interconnection (or LAN to WAN connection). Sometimes you experience some problems while accessing the server located in the other network (for example in the internet).

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Re: Im new to this proxy thing
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2006, 10:55:23 PM »
Hmm terry I dont understand that.. So im tryin to ask you how would i know if it has a proxy. How would i know what ip address to look for and port.

 

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