A Bot that acts as a Rotating Proxy Crawler, simulating many clients to a single server
A Bot that uses a Rotating Proxy to simulate many clients making a request to a single server
Daniel Gisolfi - All current work - dgisolfi
#!/usr/bin/python3 from RotatingProxyBot import ProxyBot # Create new custom bot bot = ProxyBot( address='IP OR URL', method='POST' desired_reqs=10, reqs_per_int=2, wait_time=60 # 1min ) # Start Submiting and rotating proxies bot.enable()
Building a list of Proxies
The bot will need a list of proxies to use for making requests, it can use either an API to retrieve proxies or a file to import them from.
Proxies from an API
By default, the bot will retrieve a few thousand proxies from an API. To use a custom API tell the bot what address to reach the API at by passing in the following argument when creating a new instance
Proxies from a File
To use a custom file of proxies rather than the default API, pass in the following argument to the bot constructor
For the bot to be able to import the list of proxies, the file should have the following structure:
0.0.0.0:80 188.8.131.52:90 184.108.40.206:20
The following are some useful methods that are a part of the package
- getRequest(proxy) - if passed a specific proxy, this method will perform a
GETrequest using the specified proxy to the address set in the creation of the bot. EX:
- postRequest(proxy) - if passed a specific proxy, this method will perform a
POSTrequest using the specified proxy to the address set in the creation of the bot. EX:
- preformRotate() - if called the bot will request a new proxy from the RotatingProxy class and perform the specified request to the specified address, returning the response element
- enable() - if called will initiate the main loop of the bot, making the specified requests to the address using the set number of intervals and wait time
- disable() - if called will shut down the main loop of the program and delete the bot
- buildProxyList() - when called will contact the set API(or default one) to retrieve a list of up to date proxies in which it can pull from to make requests
- importProxyList() - will attempt to build a list of proxies from the file name provided.
- rotate() - will return the 0th proxy in the list and add it to the used proxy list.
Additional Arguments for the Constructor
The following are keyword arguments that can be passed into the constructor of the ProxyBot Class.
id - Assigns the instance of the ProxyBot with the given numeric ID
address - the IP or URL for the bot to contact, will default to a tester API
method - The request method to be used. Only
POSTsupported. The default is
params - Parameters to be passed with the request, works with all request methods Example:
desired_reqs - Desired number of requests to be completed
keep_alive - A boolean allow the bot to continue to make requests forever
if set to
reqs_per_int - Requests Per Interval, number of requests to be completed before waiting. This will prevent the server from being DOSed Example:
wait_time - Amount of time in Seconds to wait until the next interval of requests Example:
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