You may connect to any of the current active proxy servers using the address and port numbers below. Use this list as a reference when configuring your web browser. For a comprehensive guide, please see Getting Started.

This list will be periodically changed to prevent service abuse. New addresses and port numbers will be updated here, and announced in social media channels.

Terms of Use #

By using any of the Protoweb services, you agree to the terms outlined in theĀ User Agreement.

Optional: Automatic Proxy Configuration #

If your web browser supports Automatic Proxy Configuration, you may want to use it instead to provide redundancy and automatic updates should the proxy server addresses and port numbers change (refer to “Proxy auto-config” below). Use of the Proxy auto-config is optional.

Automatic Configuration is supported by the following web browsers:

  • Netscape Navigator 2.0+ and newer
  • Internet Explorer 4.0+ and newer.

Primary Proxy Server #

This server simulates a T1 connection. Location: Dallas, Texas

ProtocolAddressPort
HTTPwayback.protoweb.org7851
FTPwayback.protoweb.org7851
Proxy auto-configwww.steptail.com/proxy1.pac

Secondary Proxy Server #

This server simulates a T1 connection. Location: Arlington, Texas. Updated once a week.

ProtocolAddressPort
HTTPwayback2.protoweb.org7851
FTPwayback2.protoweb.org7851
Proxy auto-configwww.steptail.com/proxy2.pac

56k Proxy Server #

This server shapes traffic to simulate a 56k modem. The actual transfer rate is about ~4.7 kB/s. Location: Dallas, Texas

ProtocolAddressPort
HTTPwayback.protoweb.org7856
FTPwayback.protoweb.org7856
Proxy auto-configwww.steptail.com/proxy56.pac

Internet Relay Chat #

We now have an IRC channel that is linked to our Discord server.

Join us with your favorite IRC client at:

Server: irc.libera.chat
Port: 6667
Channel: #protoweb