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How to connect a proxy in Kerio Control

Kerio Control is a comprehensive firewall designed for traffic filtering and restricting access to specific site categories.

Its key features include:

  • Bandwidth management;
  • Traffic monitoring;
  • Anonymous connection establishment;
  • Data security enhancement;
  • Traffic filtering;
  • Resource visitation statistics;
  • Traffic savings.

This software is widely used in office environments to monitor employee worktime usage.

A significant benefit of using a proxy in Kerio Control is the ability to alter the computer's IP address for internet access. This feature provides anonymity by concealing user data and enables access to websites blocked in the user's country. Configuring a proxy in Kerio Control is essential for changing the network access server.

Step-by-step proxy configuration in Kerio Control

To set up a proxy in Kerio Control, follow these steps:

  1. Download and open Kerio Control on your computer. Access settings by clicking the gear icon in the left menu.
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  3. In the settings menu, select the “Proxy Server” tab.
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  5. Navigate to the "Parent Proxy" section.
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  7. Enable the “Use parent proxy server” checkbox, which activates the data entry fields. In the “Server” field, enter the proxy server's IP address and, following a colon, the port number.
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  9. For private proxies requiring authentication, select the “Parent proxy requires authentication” checkbox.
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  11. Input the proxy server's authorization details in the “Username” and “Password” fields, then save your changes.
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With these configurations, all traffic will be redirected through the specified proxy server, changing your network access IP address. Using private proxies also ensures enhanced protection against unauthorized access and various types of blockings.