How DNS works with Docker

In this article, we will briefly go over what DNS (domain name system) is and explain how it is used in conjunction with Docker 🐳. DNS You can think of DNS like a phonebook, except instead of people’s name and phone numbers, it stores domains names and IP addresses (this can be either IPv4 or IPv6). Where a domain name is used to identify resources i.e. google.com is a domain name....

How SOCKS proxies work and using ProxyChains

In this article, we will go over how you can use proxychains to proxy our traffic through a socks proxy. Background Recently, like everyone else, I’ve been working from home a lot more often. This means to access resources at work I need to use a VPN. However, to access some resources, such as production servers from my local machine, I need to use a SOCKS5 proxy. Without using a SOCKS proxy, I would need to do something shown in the diagram below....