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    tunnel-agent

HTTP proxy tunneling agent. Formerly part of mikeal/request, now a standalone module.


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What is tunnel-agent?

The tunnel-agent npm package is used to implement HTTP/HTTPS tunneling. It allows you to proxy requests through a tunneling agent, which can be useful when you need to work with proxies or bypass network restrictions.

What are tunnel-agent's main functionalities?

HTTP Tunneling

This code sample demonstrates how to create an HTTP tunneling agent to proxy requests through a local proxy server running on port 8080.

const tunnel = require('tunnel-agent');
const https = require('https');

let tunnelingAgent = tunnel.httpOverHttp({
  proxy: {
    host: 'localhost',
    port: 8080
  }
});

const options = {
  host: 'example.com',
  port: 80,
  agent: tunnelingAgent
};

https.get(options, (res) => {
  console.log('Response:', res.statusCode);
});

HTTPS Tunneling

This code sample demonstrates how to create an HTTPS tunneling agent to proxy HTTPS requests through a local HTTPS proxy server running on port 8080.

const tunnel = require('tunnel-agent');
const https = require('https');

let tunnelingAgent = tunnel.httpsOverHttps({
  proxy: {
    host: 'localhost',
    port: 8080
  }
});

const options = {
  host: 'example.com',
  port: 443,
  agent: tunnelingAgent
};

https.get(options, (res) => {
  console.log('Response:', res.statusCode);
});

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tunnel-agent

HTTP proxy tunneling agent. Formerly part of mikeal/request, now a standalone module.

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