View Full Version : proxy server info needed

12-08-2006, 05:37 PM
ok i've been wanting to signup to a musicians forum on her website,but it says your ip address is collected and shown in post. i don't want my ip address show in posts.
If u use a proxy server to make forums post on her website, will that stop my ip address showing up?

12-08-2006, 05:44 PM
Generally yes. Although some proxies put in additional infomration that is sent to a web server that includes the IP Address they were proxying for.

Just check you IP Address on another website after using a proxy.

12-08-2006, 05:46 PM
I think you will find only mods / admin will be able to see your IP address, just like here on PressF1 the mods/admin can see your ip address.

Can you look around the forum?, if you can do you see any other people ip address?