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Forward proxy

A forward proxy, sometimes just called a proxy, is a server that sits closer to client machines than to web servers. It intercepts client requests and communicates to web servers on their behalf. The flow goes something like this.

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Reverse proxy

A reverse proxy is a server that sits closer to web servers than to clients. It typically sits in front of web servers and does some work with incoming requests from clients or with outgoing responses from web servers.

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