In A PC or A computer networks, a Proxy server is an another server (a computing system or an app or addon) that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients PC seeking resources from mother servers. When A client connects to the Proxy server, requesting some service, such as a file, just a connection, visit a web page, or other resource that might be available from a different server and the Proxy server evaluates the request as a way to simplify and control its complexity. Proxies were invented to add structure and encapsulation to distributed systems. Today, most proxies are web proxies, facilitating access to content on the World Wide Web (WWW) and providing anonymity or to surf the web without showing the real identity, IP address, MAC address or any other information that may identify the real user.
What is Proxy
A Proxy server may reside on the user’s local computer, or at various points between the user’s computer and destination servers on the Internet.
Types of Proxy: