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Socks5 Proxy Server



This module provides a socks5 proxy server that uses the builtin Metasploit routing to relay connections.


  • sf <stephen_fewer@harmonysecurity.com>
  • Spencer McIntyre
  • surefire


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/server/socks5
msf auxiliary(socks5) > show actions
msf auxiliary(socks5) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(socks5) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(socks5) > run 

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