Step-by-step configuration for CCProxy

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Installing CCProxy on your computer, you can immediately use it with the default settings. Nevertheless, detailed configuration settings will allow you to increase the comfort of using a proxy server and its performance.

Step 1: Configurations

Run the program. In the main window of CCProxy, you will see the “Options” section. Go to it to do detailed configurations.

Go to «Options» section

Follow the instructions below:

  1. Replace standard ports with other unoccupied ones.

    Replace standard ports with other unoccupied ones

  2. Disable protocols that you do not need. To use the browser, just leave a checkmark next to HTTP. If you need to upload files to your hosting, then check the FTP protocol.
    Find out what the difference between HTTP(s), Socks (4/5) proxies.

    Disable protocols that you do not need

  3. Set additional settings for the convenience of managing CCProxy (autorun, DNS, minimized startup, etc.).

    Set additional settings for the convenience of managing CCProxy

The system is already ready to start, but if you will not create restrictions for using the server, then anyone can use the proxy with you.

Step 2: Create Proxy Permission

That the server could not be used by another user, you need to create a special “pass”. This is done as follows:

  1. Go to the “Account” section.

    Go to the «Account» section

  2. In the "Permit Category" column on the left, select "Permit Only".

    In the «Permit Category» column on the left, select «Permit Only»

  3. Under it in the "Auth Type" select the setting of your choice.

    Under it in the «Auth Type» select the setting of your choice

Step: 3 Select the type of authorization

Select the type of authorization

There are 6 possible types of authorization:

  • only for added IP addresses;
  • only for added MAC addresses;
  • by login and password;
  • by login and password + only for added IP addresses;
  • by login and password + only for added MAC addresses;
  • only for added IP and MAC addresses.

If you prefer authorization by IP address, MAC address, or both of them, then you can find out these values by clicking on the question icon. It is located next to the input field.

Step 4: User Settings

After choosing the appropriate authorization format, click the “New” button, and then a new window with user settings will open.

Click the «New» button

In it, you will see certain fields depending on the type of authorization selected. Fill in only the main field, the rest of the lines can not be touched. If you selected authorization by IP, then enter only the IP address in the corresponding field. If login and password, then enter this data, etc.

Fill in only the main field, the rest of the lines can not be touched. Enter data

The program provides for setting restrictions on the use of protocols for each individual user. You can also set a certain number of connections at one time and access speed.

When user settings are completed, click “Save”.

When user settings are completed, click «Save»

If you need to create another user, click “New”. When setup is complete, click “OK”.

For the user to be able to use your proxy, the user needs to configure it in the browser settings IP:PORT, where IP is the IP address of your machine, and PORT is the value set in the options of the protocol you need. That is, in the case of HTTP, this input will look something like this: “99.199.199.99:8080”.

In order to find the necessary parameter in the browser settings, enter “proxies” in the search window.

Enter «proxies» in the search window

After this, the system redirects you to the proxy settings on the computer. If you have Windows, the popup will look like the image below. Click on the slider to enable the use of a proxy server.

If you have Windows, the popup will look like the image below. Click on the slider to enable the use of a proxy server

Enter the required data in the appropriate fields.

Enter the required data in the appropriate fields

You can view the IP address and port (depending on the protocol used) of your proxy in the CCProxy program in the “Options” menu.

You can view the IP address and port (depending on the protocol used) of your proxy in the CCProxy program in the «Options» menu

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