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A complete guide to setting up a proxy server in Mozilla Firefox

How to set up a proxy in mozilla firefox?

1. Click "Open Menu", in the upper right corner of the browser window there are three horizontal bars. Select the "Settings" section from the list.

2. Scroll down the menu. In the "Network Settings" section, click "Configure".

3. In the "Connection Parameters" window that appears, check the "Manual proxy configuration" box. To disable the proxy, you need to put a check mark on "No proxy". In the "HTTP proxy" line, you need to specify the ip address, in the "Port" field, the proxy port. Check the box below for "Also use this proxy for FTP and HTTPS". Proxy configuration in mozilla firefox is finished.

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A proxy server is a server that is used to redirect user traffic through itself before it is sent to or received from the Internet.

A proxy server is a server that is used to redirect user traffic through itself before it is sent to or received from the Internet. Setting up a proxy in the Mozilla Firefox browser allows you to manage Internet traffic, ensuring security and anonymity when working online.

To start setting up a proxy in Mozilla Firefox, you need to open your browser and go to the “Settings” section. To do this, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of the browser (three horizontal stripes) and select “Settings”. After this, a tab with browser settings will open.

Next, you need to go to the “Advanced” section, which is located at the bottom of the settings page. After this, you need to select the “Network” tab. In this section, users are given the opportunity to configure network connection settings and proxy server.

In the “Network” section we find the “Settings…” button next to the “Connection” subsection. When you click this button, the proxy server configuration window will open. In this window, you can choose one of three options for using a proxy:

1. No proxy – the browser connects directly to the Internet without using a proxy server.

2. Automatic proxy configuration - the browser automatically configures the proxy server using information from the PAC (Proxy Auto-Configuration) file.

3. Manually – the user independently configures the proxy server parameters.

When selecting the “Manual” option, the user needs to enter the proxy server settings: server address and port through which the connection will be made. You can also specify an exception list, which lists sites to which the proxy server does not need to connect.

After making all the settings, you must click “OK” to save the changes. The browser will then use the specified proxy server to process Internet traffic. If you need to disable the proxy or change settings, you can go to the “Settings” section of your browser again and perform the necessary actions.

Setting up a proxy in Mozilla Firefox allows users to ensure security and anonymity when browsing the Internet. By using a proxy server, you can protect your data, hide your real IP address, and avoid uncontrolled access to personal information. This feature provides users with an additional level of online protection and increases their privacy when using Internet resources.

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Server proxies ProxyElite.Biz HTTP HTTPS SOCKS4 SOCKS5
Anonymity Partially Partially Complete Complete
The speed of the proxy Before 100 Mb/s Before 100 Mb/s Before 100 Mb/s Before 100 Mb/s
Ports proxies 8080/8085 8080/8085 1080/1085 1080/1085
Work without authorization Yes Yes Yes Yes
Unlimited traffic Yes Yes Yes Yes
Work with the HTTPS-sites No Yes Yes Yes
Stream restriction No No No No
Class subnets (C) In the buffer 250 250 250 250