The Need for a Proxy Protocol
A proxy protocol is an encryption protocol that provides anonymity for its users. It allows them to access the internet without revealing their IP address. The internet is designed in such a way that it can be accessed by any device, which means that all traffic on the network is routed through a server. This server acts as a proxy for all traffic and then forwards it to the destination server. A proxy protocol allows users to bypass this process and access the internet without revealing their IP address.
Operation of a Proxy Protocol
Proxies are used to connect a client and a server that are not on the same local area network. The proxy can be a gateway or relay.
A gateway is a proxy server that connects the client and the server via two different networks. For example, when you’re on WiFi …