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proxy server IP packet structure

HI,

If I access Internet from a c

lient machine using a proxy server client mac-address will reflect in ip packet or proxy mac address will reflect in ip packet ?

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Re: proxy server IP packet structure

Normally, the client would send TCP/80 connection towards proxy server, and proxy server will connect to the outside webserver, and proxy the connection back to the client. In this case, the outside webserver will only see the proxy server ip address.

There are other types of proxy server which might act differently as follows:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxy_server

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