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[Finder/Checker/Server] Finds public proxies from multiple sources and concurrently checks them. Supports HTTP(S) and SOCKS4/5.

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ProxyBroker is an open source tool that asynchronously finds public proxies from multiple sources and concurrently checks them.

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* Finds more than 7000 working proxies from ~50 sources.
* Support protocols: HTTP(S), SOCKS4/5. Also CONNECT method to ports 80 and 23 (SMTP).
* Proxies may be filtered by type, anonymity level, response time, country and status in DNSBL.
* Work as a proxy server that distributes incoming requests to external proxies. With automatic proxy rotation.
* All proxies are checked to support Cookies and Referer (and POST requests if required).
.. * Save found proxies to a file in custom format.
* Automatically removes duplicate proxies.
* Is asynchronous.


* Python **3.5** or higher
* `aiohttp <>`_
* `aiodns <>`_
* `maxminddb <>`_


To install last stable release from pypi:

.. code-block:: bash

$ pip install proxybroker

The latest development version can be installed directly from GitHub:

.. code-block:: bash

$ pip install -U git+


CLI Examples


Find and show 10 HTTP(S) proxies from United States with the high level of anonymity:

.. code-block:: bash

$ proxybroker find --types HTTP HTTPS --lvl High --countries US --strict -l 10

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Find and save to a file 10 US proxies (without a check):

.. code-block:: bash

$ proxybroker grab --countries US --limit 10 --outfile ./proxies.txt

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Run a local proxy server that distributes incoming requests to a pool
of found HTTP(S) proxies with the high level of anonymity:

.. code-block:: bash

$ proxybroker serve --host --port 8888 --types HTTP HTTPS --lvl High

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| Run ``proxybroker --help`` for more information on the options available.
| Run ``proxybroker <command> --help`` for more information on a command.

Basic code example

Find and show 10 working HTTP(S) proxies:

.. code-block:: python

import asyncio
from proxybroker import Broker

async def show(proxies):
while True:
proxy = await proxies.get()
if proxy is None: break
print('Found proxy: %s' % proxy)

proxies = asyncio.Queue()
broker = Broker(proxies)
tasks = asyncio.gather(
broker.find(types=['HTTP', 'HTTPS'], limit=10),

loop = asyncio.get_event_loop()

`More examples <>`_.



* Check the ping, response time and speed of data transfer
* Check site access (Google, Twitter, etc) and even your own custom URL's
* Information about uptime
* Checksum of data returned
* Support for proxy authentication
* Finding outgoing IP for cascading proxy
* The ability to specify the address of the proxy without port (try to connect on defaulted ports)


* Fork it:
* Create your feature branch: ``git checkout -b my-new-feature``
* Commit your changes: ``git commit -am 'Add some feature'``
* Push to the branch: ``git push origin my-new-feature``
* Submit a pull request!


Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0

*This product includes GeoLite2 data created by MaxMind, available from* ` <>`_.

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