In networking and web traffic, a proxy is a device or server that acts on behalf of other devices. It sits between two entities and performs a service. Proxies are hardware or software solutions that sit between the client and the server and do something to requests and sometimes responses.
In this Lightboard Lesson, I light up the various types of proxies.
- Encrypted malware vs. F5's full proxy architecture
- The Concise Guide to Proxies
- The Full-Proxy Data Center Architecture
- Three things your proxy can't do unless it's a full-proxy
- Back to Basics: The Many Modes of Proxies