FOSS LINUX AUTHOR
Humphrey is a DevOps Engineer who likes to contribute to the Linux community and share whatever he learned in more than 6 years of experience in the networking industry.
Proxies are placed between various connections online. Because of the variations in the dimensions of the different connections, different types of proxies exist. While some proxies indicate a direct relationship between the proxy server and the client, some tell you which of the gadgets the proxy server is. In some cases, it can even show data management or how to deal with privacy in such a scenario. Depending on the proxy position, it can either be a forward proxy or a reverse proxy.