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Introduction of Socks Proxy

SOCKS (version: SOCKS 4 and SOCKS 5) is an Internet protocol that allows client-server applications to transparently use the services of a network firewall.

Protocol Summary and Ports Range of Socks Proxy

SOCK4 can only support TCP connections with default port 1080. Sock5 can support TCP and UDP connections.

WFilter's solution for Socks Proxy traffic management

  • Detect Socks Proxy traffic in your network.
  • Implement a policy to block certain Socks Proxy traffic.
  • Real-time application launching alert of Socks Proxy.
  • Monitor Socks Proxy 's real-time bandwidth.
  • More

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