How to Provide Your Computer as a Proxy Server for Proxy Gate
(Become a Virtual Internet Service Provider)

Proxy Gate wants volunteer. This free project requires your participation. We need users to act as Proxy servers so we can leverage user locations and making the Proxy servers more robust for all users.

If you have a Windows computer, please kindly provide your computer as a Public Proxy Relay Server, and join to Proxy Gate project.
Setup of Public Proxy Relay Server is very easy. After the setup will be completed, your computer will be registered on the Public Proxy Relay Servers List. Anyone on the world can communicate to the Internet via your computer as a relay.

 

 

Proxy Gate Public Proxy Relay Server Function is disabled by default, however the user can activate it by explicit operations as the followings if you want to host your computer as a Public Proxy Server as a volunteer.

You must understand the risks and the behaviors of Proxy Gate Public Proxy Relay Server before activate it.

 

Important Notice

When you are attempting to enable the Proxy Gate Relaying Function, you will see the several warning messages. Please read every warning messages very carefully before activating the Proxy Gate Relaying Function. Do not enable the Proxy Gate Relaying Function unless you fully understood and agreed all the warnings and risks about running the relay.

When you are running the Proxy Gate Relaying Function on your company's network, then any person's communication to Internet hosts will be relayed via your company's network. If you company's network has a policy which prohibits to run such a relaying program, you have a risk to violate the policy. Therefore, you have better to take an explicit permission from the network administrator of your company in advance to enabling the Proxy Gate Relaying Function.

After you checked "Enable the Proxy Gate Relay Service and Join the Proxy Gate Project as a Volunteer" manually (which is disabled by default)
then the Proxy Gate Relaying Function will start to run on your computer as one of the Proxy Gate volunteers.

This means that any Proxy Gate client users will be able to communicate with Internet servers via your volunteer Proxy server.
You must enable the function after fully understanding. If your company or campus doesn't permit users to run such
a relaying program, DO NOT enable the Proxy Gate Relaying Function.

 

 

After you checked "Auto start up the Proxy relay server service with Windows" manually (which is disabled by default) then the Proxy Gate Relay Service will be auto activated on this computer when it start up.

 

 

 

 

You must enable the function after fully understanding. If you dont agree nor understand the above warnings, please press 'Disagree' button, then the Proxy relay server will not start up with your PC, it will shut down when you stop the Proxy relay server function by unselecting "Enable the Proxy Gate Relay Service and Join the Proxy Gate project as a Volunteer." in the last panel, or when the Proxy Gate client program is closed.