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Querying an API Through a Proxy

An API request can be easily routed through a proxy. Supported proxy protocols include http, https, socks4, socks5 and pac.

Let's take a look at an example.

Example

Full Query

api get https://pokeapi.co/api/v2/pokemon
--proxy "socks5://username:password@some-socks-proxy.com:9050"

Make an HTTP GET request to the https://pokeapi.co/api/v2/pokemon REST API. The -proxy flag will forward the request to the specified socks5 proxy.

NOTE: You will need to provide your own proxy service.