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SOCKS5 authentication

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Today I tried using a Socks5 proxy that requires user and password. It seems that this is still unsupported as already concluded in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1237174 and https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122752

Any news on this?

Kind regards,

aanno

PS: I _was_ able to use the very same proxy with curl with

curl --proxy-user user1:pass1 --socks5 "http://localhost:1080" https://www.google.de

Today I tried using a Socks5 proxy that requires user and password. It seems that this is still unsupported as already concluded in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1237174 and https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122752 Any news on this? Kind regards, aanno PS: I _was_ able to use the very same proxy with curl with curl --proxy-user user1:pass1 --socks5 "http://localhost:1080" https://www.google.de

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Did you try to use the FoxyProxy extension?

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IMHO, the proxy add-ons (e.g. FoxyProxy) could not solve the problem. They could support user/pw for http proxies (as this is 'native' supported by firefox). But authentication with socks5 proxy (RFC1929, RFC1961) is not native implemented.

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