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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:54 pm 
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Folks,

I am looking for a free or a paid webhost that will allow me to run my own web proxy for the public to use. I am not looking to use a third party service. No! I want to provide the proxy service to the public (like to you) like anonymouse.org does.

Q1. I'm going to use Mini Proxy php script to run the service. Is this Mini Proxy safe to use ?
https://github.com/joshdick/miniProxy/b ... iProxy.php

Q2. And, I've searched google twice before few wks ago on 2 different days but no luck. The webhosts I usually find, will not allow me to run my own public proxy service. Some will not allow me to run it on a shared server and expect me to hire a dedicated server and charge me an arm & leg every month. That's the big problem.
I've used many keywords in the google search to find the right host. But, no luck.
Can you think of a few key-phrases that will yield positive results on the google search ?
The host must allow me to use port 3306 so that my .exe bots can dump data to my website's mysql database.

Q3. You know I have been googling to learn the risks of running your own open public proxy but no luck in finding any link that spells-out all the risks involved. Do you know of any good link ?

Q4. Is it necessary to host your web proxy on httpS (SSL) ?

Q5. Is it necessary to buy a httpS (SSL) certificate for my domain or website ?

Q6. What resources must I get from my webhost as a minimum ?
I was told to get the following:

* An Apache server with at least PHP 5 installed, along with cURL support.
* Write access to public_html.
* The ability to set up a proxy.

Is there anything else you'd like to add in that list that I must get as a minimum from my webhost to run my own open public web proxy ?


Thank You


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