Quick SSO Proxy

Quick SSO Proxy

Reload page using a single sign-on proxy.

What is Quick SSO Proxy?
Quick SSO Proxy is a Chrome extension created to simplify the use of University of Texas at Austin's library proxy system. It allows users to reload web pages using a single sign-on proxy, making it convenient to access journal articles and other restricted content when off-campus.
Users: 38 ▲ 6
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 1.2 (Last updated: 2017-09-12)
Creation date: 2017-09-11
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 17.54K
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Created in order to make using the University of Texas at Austin's library proxy system simple. The default settings use UT-Austin's ezproxy system, though the extension should work for any similar system. This can be used by UT-Austin students to load journal articles easy when off campus.

The extension reloads a page, say http://mywebsite.com/mypage as http://mywebsite.com.<proxy>/mypage

Use the extension options to change the proxy address.

This work is not official for UT-Austin in any way, shape, or form. I just use their proxy a lot and wanted a fast way of loading journal articles at home for my studies.

v1.2: Still defaults to http, but adds saved option for http, https, or pass-through protocol. v1.1: Now defaults to http (instead of https) for all sites (needed for UT's system).

Risk impact

Quick SSO Proxy is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Quick SSO Proxy has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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