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SOCKS 5: TCP connection wrapper using SOCKS 5 protocol

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Name: sergey cheeba <contact>
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This simple class lets you establish a TCP connection through a socks 5 proxy server instead of establishing direct connections to the remote hosts.

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Name: SOCKS 5
Base name: socks5
Description: TCP connection wrapper using SOCKS 5 protocol
Version: 1.0.0
PHP version: -
Licenses: Free For Educational Use
Free for non-commercial use
GNU General Public License (GPL)
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PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
August 2004
Number 8
In some networks there are machines that behind firewalls for security reasons . This situation prevents them to establish or receive direct connections with other machines outside those networks.

The way around this restriction is to use proxy servers, when these are available, using the SOCKS protocol.

This class encapsulates the establishment of socket based connections using version 5 of the SOCKS protocol. This enables applications that depend on the reachability of servers outside of heavily protected networks.

Manuel Lemos

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Plain text file socks5.lib.php Class socks5 class
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