Minimal forward proxy using 150LOC and only standard libraries. Useful for development, testing, and learning.
$ forward-proxy --binding 0.0.0.0 --port 3182 --threads 2 I, [2021-07-04T10:33:32.947653 #1790] INFO -- : Listening 0.0.0.0:3182 I, [2021-07-04T10:33:32.998298 #1790] INFO -- : CONNECT raw.githubusercontent.com:443 HTTP/1.1
- Supports HTTPS
CONNECTtunneling and HTTP
HEADproxy request methods.
- Configurable client connection thread pool and timeout.
Transfer-Encoding: chunkedand response streaming.
- Automated tests.
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
$ bundle install
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install forward-proxy
Usage: forward-proxy [options] -p, --port=PORT Bind to specified port. Default: 9292 -b, --binding=BINDING Bind to the specified ip. Default: 127.0.0.1 -t, --timeout=TIMEOUT Specify the connection timeout in seconds. Default: 300 -c, --threads=THREADS Specify the number of client threads. Default: 128 -h, --help Prints this help.
require 'forward_proxy' proxy = ForwardProxy::Server.new( bind_address: "127.0.0.1", bind_port: 3000 ) proxy.start
After checking out the repo, run
bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run
rake test to run the tests. You can also run
bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.
To install this gem onto your local machine, run
bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in
version.rb, and then run
bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the
.gem file to rubygems.org.
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/jamesmoriarty/forward-proxy. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the code of conduct.
The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.
Code of Conduct
Everyone interacting in the ForwardProxy project's codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.