Normally, we need to setup or a proxy server configuration is required, when a system was unable to directly connect to the preferred network. This arises due to the security requirements may not be sufficient for direct connections, hence, you may need an intermediary function, to act on your behalf.
Significance of Linux Proxy Server:
The users connected to servers are offered saved web page copies thereby speeding up the users browsing process.
Usually, custom proxies are found on the local network. However, some administrators authorize connections from other internet users. These are known as proxies.
Linux Proxy Server Configuration is usually configured in the user’s browser. The main online browser – Firefox includes custom proxy server settings available through the main browser menu.
After configuration by the system administrator, the settings are locked, so users can’t change them. The three settings required for custom Linux Proxy Server settings are the port, address of the server and the protocol.
How to setup Linux Proxy Server?
Setting up a Secure Linux Proxy server, requires some easy steps for configuration. To initiate with, it requires the TCP / IP protocol to be installed on the network’s computers; and then activate the installation setup file that will guide you through the installation. For triggering the installation setup, your product key number is required. Now select the internet connection and classify the selected connection.
The future process is simple like accessing any of your internet connections: Afterwards selecting the internet connection, you should type out username and password, in the same. Configuration of external and internal IP follows, even as a unique address is automatically given to all the devices in your Local Area Network (LAN). Now, remove the internet, and proceed to the final step, that is following through the entire setup, will confirm successful execution of all Linux Proxy Server configurations. Now the Secure Proxy is available for use. Though setting up a Secure Proxy is difficult, it protects your data.