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Guide to Setting a Proxy in SessionBox Extension & Workstation

SessionBox extension allows you to securely and anonymously manage unlimited active web browsing sessions.

This guide will showcase how to set up Oxylabs Datacenter and Residential Proxies with the SessionBox extension and Workstation.

Guide to Setting a Proxy in SessionBox Extension & Workstation

SessionBox extension

Step 1. Download the SessionBox extension for Chrome or Opera. For Firefox, visit the official website and click Install in the top-right corner.

Step 2. Open the add-on, create a new account or log in, or continue without it.

Step 3. Click the three horizontal lines to open a menu, and choose Settings.

Opening settings

Opening settings

Step 4. Navigate to the Proxy tab and click Add New to create a profile.

Creating a proxy profile

Creating a proxy profile

Step 5. Name your profile and enter the following details.

Residential Proxies

Type: HTTP, HTTPS, or SOCKS5

Address: pr.oxylabs.io

Port: 7777

You can also use random or sticky country-specific entries. For example, if you enter us-pr.oxylabs.io under Address and 10000 under Port, you’ll acquire a US exit node.

If you enter 10001 under Port, you’ll receive the US exit node with a sticky session. You can find a complete list of country-specific random proxy entry nodes here and a list of sticky proxy entry nodes - here.

Configuring Residential Proxies

Configuring Residential Proxies

Enterprise Dedicated Datacenter Proxies

Specify the following if you purchased Dedicated Datacenter Proxies via sales.

Type: HTTP or SOCKS5

Address: a specific IP address (e.g., 1.2.3.4)

Port: 60000

For Enterprise Dedicated Datacenter Proxies, you’ll have to choose an IP address from the acquired list. Visit our documentation for more details.

Self-Service Dedicated Datacenter Proxies

Specify the following if you purchased Dedicated Datacenter Proxies via the dashboard.

Type: HTTP or HTTPS

Address: ddc.oxylabs.io

Port: 8001

For Self-Service Dedicated Datacenter Proxies, the port indicates the sequential number of an IP address from the acquired list. Check our documentation for more details.

Shared Datacenter Proxies

Type: HTTP

Address: dc.pr.oxylabs.io

Port: 10000

You can also use a country-specific entry. For example, entering dc.ca-pr.oxylabs.io under Address and 34000 under Port will acquire a Canadian exit node. Please refer to our documentation for a complete list of country-specific entry nodes.

Step 6. Scroll down the same window to enter your Oxylabs proxy user username and password, then Save the settings.

NOTE: You can create and manage your proxy users in our dashboard.

Step 7. Once you add the proxy, you must assign it to a new session. Visit any website and open the add-on again. Click the New Stored Session button.

Creating a new stored session

Creating a new stored session

Step 8. A new tab will open. Navigate to the add-on again, click the three dots next to your new session, and select Settings.

Selecting session settings

Selecting session settings

Step 9. Go to the Other tab and select your created profile under the Proxy section.

Choosing the proxy profile

Choosing the proxy profile

That’s all! You have set up Oxylabs proxies with the SessionBox extension.

SessionBox workstation

Step 1. Visit the official product page, click Install in the top-right corner, download the setup, and install it. Use your login details to log in or create a new account.

Step 2. Once logged in, click the three dots in the top-right corner.

Opening the menu

Opening the menu

Step 3. Click Proxy Manager.

Choosing the proxy manager

Choosing the proxy manager

Step 4. Click Add New.

Adding a new proxy

Adding a new proxy

Step 5. Name your profile and add proxy details as specified before. Once you fill in the details, click Save.

NOTE: You can create and manage your proxy users in our dashboard.

Configuring Residential Proxies

Configuring Residential Proxies

Step 6. Check which country your session is connected to by clicking the Name of your proxy profile found on the right side of the search bar.

Checking proxy location

Checking proxy location

Step 7. To access additional proxy settings, click on the three dots and select General Settings. A new window will appear, allowing you to adjust the use according to your needs.

Accessing additional proxy settings

Accessing additional proxy settings

That's it! You have successfully integrated Oxylabs proxies with the SessionBox workstation.

Please be aware that this is a third-party tool not owned or controlled by Oxylabs. Each third-party provider is responsible for its own software and services. Consequently, Oxylabs will have no liability or responsibility to you regarding those services. Please carefully review the third party's policies and practices and/or conduct due diligence before accessing or using third-party services.

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