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SOCKS Proxy + SSL Tunnel

, 22 Feb 2000
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A full featured SOCKS 4 & 5 proxy server written in Java.
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  • The SSH Proxy is full featured SOCKS Proxy written in Java.
    It supports both versions 4 and 5 of Socks protocol.

    Additional feature that I have implemented in SSH Proxy is the possibility to make TCP connections through an HTTP-SSL Tunnel.

    SSH Proxy works in two modes:

    1. Normal mode - works as normal SOCKS Proxy
    2. TCP via SHTTP mode - Works as SOCKS Proxy but makes SOCKS TCP connections via HTTP-SSL Tunnel Proxy.

    Sample Image 1
    Sample Image 2

    The TCP via SHTTP mode is very useful when user woks behind HTTP Proxy and hasn't any other acces to the Internet. In this case the user can run SSH Proxy on his/her machine, and configure it to use TCP connections via HTTP-SSL tunnels which are commonly supported by most proxies. This way he/she will be able to use other internet applications, eg. IRC, FTP, e-mail, telnet, HTTP (of course Smile | :) but without caching and etc.

    But if SSH Proxy works behind a firewall (in SSL tunnel mode) - the other SOCKS commands BIND and UDP association will not work.

    SSH Proxy loads its configuration from file config.txt which should be in the directory of the SSH Proxy

    # Copyright (c) 2000 Svetoslav Tchekanov (
    SHttpProxyHost=<SHTTP Proxy Host/IP>
    SHttpProxyPort=<SHTTP Proxy Port>

    The variables UseSHttpProxy and EnableLog are logical. So you can specify their values either by 1, 0, Yes or No.


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    About the Author

    Svetoslav Chekanov
    Web Developer
    Bulgaria Bulgaria
    I am a software development engineer.
    I am a programmer.
    And my projects can explain what I am.

    Programming Languages: C/C++ - 10 yr., Java - 6 yr., Delphi -7 yr., HTML - 6 yr., CGI, Servlets, EJB, Assembly, CNC G-language
    RDBMS Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, MySQL, MS Access, ODBC, JDBC
    Networking: TCP/IP, Winsock, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SMTP, POP3, TELNET, IMAP, SOCKS 4/5, RTSP, CGI, MS Internet Information Server
    The great projects, ordered by greatness:
  • Java Virtual Machine
  • Application Server + Internet Proxy Services
  • Instant Messenger - like MSN and Yahoo ones
  • Voicer - Freeware VoIP application
  • SSH Proxy - SOCKS 4&5 Proxy that can relay TCP Connections through HTTPS Proxy
  • HTTP Proxy
  • SOCKS proxy
  • Battery Test Suite
  • Internet Address Book - Synchronizes local Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape and Eudora address book with database on WEB server located in the Internet
  • Advertising Screen Saver - Screen Saver that sends e-mails and gain prizes for the computer owner
  • Proxy Send Mail - Send Mail service that can send e-mails through SOCKS 4, SOCKS 5 and HTTPS proxies
  • Proxy Hunter - Very fast, and also works as proxy checker
  • Java Disassembler
  • CNC Gravuring System
  • Little DOS games - when I was schoolboy
    More information about my current work you can find here:

    Comments and Discussions

    AnswerRe: how to run this project & to see how it works PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov28-Mar-11 21:20 
    GeneralRe: how to run this project & to see how it works Pinmemberreinerotto2-Sep-11 4:23 
    QuestionHow do I run the applet? PinmemberDarklomba1-Aug-07 11:44 
    AnswerRe: How do I run the applet? PinmemberSyed Mohammed Khawar27-Mar-11 21:59 
    GeneralRe: How do I run the applet? PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov28-Mar-11 21:16 
    AnswerRe: How do I run the applet? PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov28-Mar-11 21:17 
    Generalprotocol detailed specifications Pinmemberavinu28-Jul-07 22:58 
    QuestionHTTP Tunnel PinmemberPriyanka Bindumahavan29-Jan-07 23:26 
    AnswerRe: HTTP Tunnel Pinmembersv_chekanov11-Jan-09 22:06 
    GeneralNew problem.. need help. Pinmemberaddagol14-Dec-06 3:52 
    GeneralRe: New problem.. need help. PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov5-Aug-07 21:20 
    GeneralThank You and One question PinmemberJoshi Pranay22-Oct-06 7:54 
    GeneralRe: Thank You and One question PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov23-Oct-06 6:38 
    GeneralRe: Thank You and One question PinmemberJoshi Pranay23-Oct-06 8:45 
    GeneralRe: Thank You and One question PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov23-Oct-06 22:01 
    GeneralRe: Thank You and One question PinmemberJoshi Pranay25-Oct-06 9:25 
    Generalabout firewall in java Pinmembermeetbecks11-Oct-06 7:00 
    Generaloperating system user Pinmembervanichopra23-May-06 18:53 
    GeneralABOUT UDP its urgent Pinmemberpearlstar17-May-06 22:59 
    GeneralUDP support Pinmemberpearlstar9-May-06 22:13 
    GeneralRe: UDP support PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov17-May-06 23:37 
    Generalauthentication by name/passpord Pinmemberpearlstar9-May-06 9:47 
    GeneralRe: authentication by name/passpord PinmemberSvetoslav Chekanov9-May-06 21:57 
    GeneralRe: authentication by name/passpord Pinmemberwira_redi25-May-09 20:13 
    Generalneeded help to understand concept of socket Pinmemberpearlstar5-Apr-06 11:03 

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