Difference between forward proxy server and reverse proxy server

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We have explored the difference between forward proxy server and reverse proxy server.

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Forward Proxies are good for:

  • Content Filtering
  • eMail security
  • NAT’ing
  • Compliance Reporting


Reverse Proxies are used for:
  • Content Distribution Network (CDN)


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