General Proxy

  • Cache proxy feature

    Overview Bright Data's cache proxy is a feature that aims to reduce the unneeded load from target sites by allowing customers to have their successful results cached on the one hand and, on the other hand, to receive cached results...

  • Deprecation of zproxy.lum-superproxy.io and luminati.superproxy.io hosts in proxy integrations

    On January 1, 2024, we will be deprecating the following entry points of our proxy network: zproxy.lum-superproxy.io luminati.superproxy.io To enhance the security and availability of our proxy service, we have migrated to a new en...

  • API

    Country Targeting You can target a specific country by adding a country code to your username, like username-country-country_code. Use only two-letter country codes in lowercase. curl--proxy brd.superproxy.io:22225 --proxy-user br...

  • Selecting Super Proxy in a Specific Country

    It is possible to require our load balancer to provide a super proxy in a specific country.  Choosing the super proxy country can be done like this: servercountry-{country}.brd.superproxy.io. E.g. servercountry-gb.brd.superproxy.io...

  • Target Countries in Europe

    You can target the entire European Union region in the same manner as "Country" above by adding "eu" after "country" in your request: -country-eu IPs from the following country codes are included automatically within "eu": AL, AZ, ...

  • Target specific OS

    Bright Data allows targeting the following Operating Systems: Windows: curl --proxy brd.superproxy.io:22225 --proxy-user brd-customer-<USERNAME>-zone-<ZONE>-os-windows:<PASSWORD> "<TARGET SITE>" MAC: curl --proxy brd.superproxy.i...

  • How To Guides - All Proxies

    Learn about the different IP targeting options for Bright Data’s Proxy networks, how to set limits on bandwidth consumption, whitelisting IPs, and more! TipCheck out our table of contents on the left to navigate through the section...

  • Integrations

    Learn about Bright Data’s proxies integration options and some tips for best use. Bright Data Super Proxy and Selenium Integration Begin by going to your Bright Data Dashboard and clicking ‘create a Zone’. Choose ‘Network type’ an...

  • User's permissions

    Learn how to create different users, the different permissions you can grant them, and what activities they'll be able to perform on your account. Types of permissions For different reasons, you may want to grant access to your con...

  • How to guide: download a list of IPs

    To download a list of all dedicated residential IPs or data center IPs allocated to one of your Zones there are 2 possible actions: Download your IP list through your Bright Data CP Zones section by entering the specific zone and ...

  • Available products to target search engines

    What products support targeting search engines? Use one of the following products to collect data from search engines: * SERP API: this product operates with a proxy interface, performs automatic website unblocking, and provides re...

  • IP Targeting Options

    Overview IP targeting is a crucial feature for obtaining accurate data as viewed by users from specific locations. Our platform offers a variety of IP targeting options to meet the unique needs of our customers. Available Targeting...

  • Getting started - Choosing network type

      Bright Data IPs - IPv4 format IPv4 is a format in which many IP addresses are written to connect devices to the Internet. It consists of four numbers between 1 and 255, separated by periods. Proxy services with data-center IPs of...

  • Can I Send requests to IPs and not domain name

    No - requests directly to the host server, and not to the domain name are forbidden while using Bright data.Requests using URL format such as 1.1.1.1:443 will be executed using the super proxy server, not the proxy peer IP. Example...

  • Why am I getting a Captcha?

    A website might pop up a captcha as a measure of protection. Captcha pop up might have several reasons, all related to either the IP you use or the request you sent: IP:  IP type does not fit the site's protection so the IP is de...

  • Terms

    Client: Your machine running the scraping code. It connects to the Super Proxy to request URLs you wish to scrape. Super Proxy: Bright Data Super Proxy that distributes your requests through the Bright Data network to the Bright D...

  • About geolocation databases, and how to check the proxy IP information?

    Geolocation databases (GeoDB) are used by internet websites to query information about the IP address used by the users. Bright Data monitors and maintains correct records of the 4 main GeoDBs used today: Maxmind, ip2location, db-i...

  • Using the system

    You send your requests to the Super Proxy, and the Super Proxy relays them through a Proxy Peer on our network. You can specify to the Super Proxy which country/state/city the Proxy Peer should be in, when to force a switch to a d...

  • How to change zone plan

    For changing your zone plan, go to zone page, and click on the pencil symbol near the zone that you want to change.In Edit zone plan section, you can choose the type of the network, and choose the zone details.

  • Obtaining addresses of Super Proxies

    Super Proxies are available under brd.superproxy.io. This DNS name resolves to the set of currently fastest Super Proxies.

  • Cache proxy feature - overview

    Overview Bright Data's cache proxy is a feature that aims to reduce the unneeded load from target sites by allowing customers to have their successful results cached on the one hand and, on the other hand, to receive cached results...

  • Can I use port 25 or any other SMTP port, or send an email by using the proxy IP?

    Since BrightData cares about our community and peers quality, SMTP requests which can be used for spamming are block. Please note that mail domains are also blocked from access, and requests to mail domains will be sent from the su...

  • Session IP persistence

    In many cases you may want to run several parallel sessions from the same Client, use different Proxy Peers per session, and be able to change them when needed.This can be done by adding the session to the proxy username: brd.supe...

  • What is the accepted usage of unlimited bandwidth with the Data center network?

    The accepted usage of unlimited bandwidth on the datacenter IPs is defined as up to 100GB per IP per Month.The transfer amount is cumulative across IPs, so 100GB x the number of IPs.Ex: You have two IPs and therefore 200GB that can...

  • Knowing the IP of the Proxy Peer

    For data center and static residential network types: For HTTP the IP is in the response header x-luminati-ipExample for Proxy Peer IP of 5.6.7.8:Request: GET /index.html HTTP/1.1User-Agent: curl/7.35.0Host: example.comAccept: */*...

  • Super Proxy status

    To “ping” the Super Proxy status run:  curl brd.superproxy.io:22225/ping You will receive its version number, IP and country where it's located.You can now tell if the super proxy is online if it returns the JSON properly like t...

  • What are the different types of Data center IPs?

    Shared IPs IPs that one or more customers can use.We have 2 pricing tiers for data center-shared IPs: Pay per usage - connects you to a pool of 20,000 IPs that consist of a fixed allocated range of IPs from every country available...

  • Controlling from where the request is performed

    You can choose to perform the request from the super proxy directly instead of the IP of the peer. In that case the IP of the request will be the one of the Super proxy. You will need to add '-direct' to your request authorization...

  • What are the different types of ISP IPs?

    Shared IPs IPs that can be used by one or more customers.Purchase individual IPs for your use in the country of your choosing. You will be charged per IP and usage. Dedicated IPs Purchase an IP that only you use to access a target ...

  • How to download a list of my IPs?

    In order to download a list of all dedicated residential IPs or data center IPs allocated to one of your Zones there are 2 possible actions: Download your IP list through your Bright Data CP Zones section by entering the specific ...