Debian logoDebian Screenshots >

desproxy

tunnel TCP traffic through a HTTP proxy

Description

Browsers (in general HTTP clients) use HTTP proxies to request web pages. The proxy forwards those request to the destination server. All the negotiation is done via the HTTP protocol, which is designed just to carry HTTP requests and no generic (TCP/IP) traffic. That is why you can't (normally) use Internet applications beside your browser if you are behind a HTTP proxy.

That is what desproxy is good for. Desproxy is a TCP tunnel, which means desproxy can forward TCP/IP traffic via a HTTP proxy. Desproxy uses a HTTP/1.1 method (CONNECT) to establish TCP/IP connections on demand. CONNECT is used for SSL connections when accessing to secure sites. So if you can access sites that support SSL (www.hotmail.com for example) you can use desproxy.

Upload more screenshots

Please help extend the collection of screenshots. Just make a screenshot and upload it here. You don't need to register or anything.


Homepage

https://sourceforge.net/projects/desproxy


Statistics

1434 other people were interested in this package here. The newest known version of this software is 0.1.0~pre3-10 (Information last updated about 12 hours ago.)