Checking Proxy Connection

To check if your proxy is connected following the following steps.

Step 1: Obtain Current IP Address

To obtain your current IP address, visit https://ipinfo.io and write down the IP for reference.

Step 2: Configure Proxy In Browser

For this example we will use FireFox as they have native support for Proxies.

Open Preferences

Open Network Settings

Select Manual Proxy Configuration

Enter Hostname And Port Number

Select Also Use This Proxy For FTP and HTTPS

Open New Tab And Enter Credentials

Step 3: Obtain New IP Address

To obtain your new IP address, visit https://ipinfo.io and compare this IP address to the one form Step 1.