Set up Your Own proxy Servers
Mac OS X has built-in features to control proxy settings.
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Web hosting and dedicated server clients can manage most tasks through the cPanel administrative interface. You can set up your own proxy servers through the cPanel interface if your Web hosting company provides proxy server software on their servers, and if your hosting account includes the proxy server application. Some hosting companies provide proxy server applications, such as CloudFlare, to resellers and large volume accounts only. If your hosting company provides you with a proxy server application, install it through cPanel to create a proxy server for your business sites.
1. Open a Web browser and navigate to your cPanel interface. Log in to cPanel with administrative credentials.
2. Scroll down to the Advanced section in the cPanel interface. This section includes icons for items such as Cron Jobs, Error Pages, Apache Handlers and MIME Types. If you have a proxy server application, its icon appears in this section.
3. Click the “CloudFlare” - or other proxy server application - icon to open the Account Creation page for that application.
4. Check the checkbox to agree to the Terms of Service, and then type an email address into the Email Address input box.
5. Click the “Create Account” button to create the proxy server account. Your main domain is added to the proxy server application's dashboard.
6. Click the “Edit” link next to the entry for your main domain to make changes to the URL of the proxy domain, and then click the “Save” link to save the changes.
- Information provided in this article applies to cPanel version 11.x. Instructions for other versions of the Web hosting application may vary slightly or significantly.