Name
easy:SetOpt_Pre_Proxy -- set pre-proxy to use
Synopsis
easy:SetOpt_Pre_Proxy(preproxy)
Function
Set the preproxy to use for the upcoming request. The parameter should be a string holding the host name or dotted numerical IP address. A numerical IPv6 address must be written within [brackets].

To specify port number in this string, append :[port] to the end of the host name. The proxy's port number may optionally be specified with the separate option #CURLOPT_PROXYPORT. If not specified, libcurl will default to using port 1080 for proxies.

A pre proxy is a SOCKS proxy that curl connects to before it connects to the HTTP(S) proxy specified in the #CURLOPT_PROXY option. The pre proxy can only be a SOCKS proxy.

The pre proxy string should be prefixed with [scheme]:// to specify which kind of socks is used. Use socks4://, socks4a://, socks5:// or socks5h:// (the last one to enable socks5 and asking the proxy to do the resolving, also known as #CURLPROXY_SOCKS5_HOSTNAME type) to request the specific SOCKS version to be used. Otherwise SOCKS4 is used as default.

Setting the pre proxy string to "" (an empty string) will explicitly disable the use of a pre proxy.

Inputs
preproxy
input value

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