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sock4 and sock5
« on: September 26, 2010, 11:53:02 AM »
Simple question: Whats the difference between sock4 and sock5 ?

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Re: sock4 and sock5
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2010, 08:51:50 PM »
There are two versions of socks proxy: version 4 and 5, as known as Socks4 and Socks5. Socks5 supports UDP (Skype needs it), name resolution and authentication while Socks4 not. However in most cases either Socks4 or Socks5 is OK.

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