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Copyright (C) 2001-2015 by Tomo.M.

What is it ?

  • Srelay is a socks 4/5 protocol proxy server.
  • Supports socks connect/bind request in the protocol v4, v4a, and v5.
  • Supports socks server chaining with both v4 and v5 servers.
  • Supports Username/Password authentication in v5 (not recommended).
  • Testing on FreeBSD 10.1R, Linux-x86_64, MacOS 10.7.
  • Supports IPv6 as well as IPv4.
  • Srelay is Free.



  • You can get the top of current development snap-shot with cvs.
    $ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@socks-relay.cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/socks-relay login
    $ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@socks-relay.cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/socks-relay co srelay
  • If you have already check-out'ed previous snaps,
    $ cd srelay
    $ cvs update -d -P
  • If you would like to get Released (tagged) version, (e.g. version 0.4.8)
    $ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@socks-relay.cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/socks-relay \
    export -r Release_0_4_8 -d srelay-0.4.8 srelay


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  • [HISTORICAL]SOCKS protocol and related infos by NEC.(dead link) (Web Archive)
    (If they had been offering free licensing to their "Socks reference imprementation", this 'srelay' could never appeared. THANKS, NEC folks.)
    They have been fading-out NEC-> Permeo Tech. -> BlueCoat
  • [HISTORICAL]Free client dll's for Windoze(NT/2000, 95/98) by Hummingbird(You are GREAT!).
    (Now they have been changed to Open Text, and their socks client(called OpenText SOCKS Client) is no longer Free. not great)
  • Norwegian consulting company develops a Free Socks Inplementation, called Dante.


(These document links do not assure the compliancy of this software. Yeah, indeed.)

Last modified: Wed May 20 00:29:19 UTC 2015