How to Configure Postman with a Proxy

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Postman is an HTTP client for convenient site testing. With it, users can configure HTTP requests of varying degrees of complexity and save them in the database for reuse in the future. You can connect proxies to Postman to make it anonymous and as secure as possible. How to configure proxies in this program will be described in detail below.

How to configure the proxy in Postman

Follow the step by step instructions:

  1. Rent a private proxy server for Postman.
  2. Download the Postman program and run it on your computer.
  3. Copy the data of your proxy server (IP address and port).
  4. Click on the “File” menu.

    Click on the «File» menu

  5. Go to “Settings”.

    Go to «Settings»

  6. Click on the “Proxy” tab

    Click on the «Proxy» tab

  7. Turn the toggle switch to the “On” position.
  8. Select the type of your proxy server.

    Turn the toggle switch to the «On» position and select the type of your proxy

  9. Enter your proxy information for Postman.

    Enter your proxy information for Postman

  10. If your proxy server provides authorization by login and password, turn the toggle switch to the “ON” position near the “Proxy Auth” parameter.
  11. Enter the username in the "Username" field.
  12. Enter the password for the proxy in the "Password" field.

    Turn the toggle switch to the «ON» position near the «Proxy Auth» parameter. Enter the username and password for the proxy

  13. If necessary, enter a list of sites on which the proxy server will not operate. This can be done through a comma in a free field near the "Proxy Bypass" parameter.

    Enter a list of sites in a free field near the «Proxy Bypass» parameter

  14. Close the settings window by clicking on the cross.

You can simplify the proxy configuration process using the FoxyProxy program.

Where to get proxies for setting up in Postman

We do not recommend using publicly available servers, which can be found for free on the Internet. They work slowly and with failures. Due to the fact that they are freely available, anyone can use them. For this reason, there are regular crashes on these servers.

To set up proxies in Postman, private proxies that you can rent in our company will be much more effective. We will help you with the selection of the most suitable proxies for Postman.

What proxies to choose for Postman

SOCKS proxy for Postman - this service does not support this protocol. You can connect to it HTTP or HTTPS servers. You can buy it at our company. We provide proxies for Postman for individual use. This helps to avoid a ban due to a "neighbor" on the server and ensure the fastest and most uninterrupted connection.

Read the proxy configuration guide for Maxthon.

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