HTTP Web Proxy Connect Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the HTTP Web Proxy Connect Protocol.

Protocol Description

The HTTP Web Proxy Connect protocol is used to tunnel HTTPS connections from a local client via a remote server.

Full Name

HTTP Connect


Version 2.88

Best Practices

Proxies can be used to not only optimize network experience, but also bypass your firewall/DNS policies. Investigate any unauthorized use on your network.

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 8081 95%
TCP 80 4%
TCP 443 1%
TCP 8080 < 1%
TCP 3128 < 1%



External Resources

Protocol Detection

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