Setting up an Invisible Proxy for Thick Clients

Requirements:

  • Burp
  • Burp machine’s IP address <burp IP>
  • Notepad /w administrator privileges.
  • URL the thick client is communicating with. <url>

Setup:

  1. Open the hosts file on the machine with the thick client. Open it as administrator:
    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts
  2. In the hosts file add the following:
    <burp IP> <url>
  3. Open burp and go to options to set up the proxy.
  • Click support invisible proxying.
  • Export the certificate and install it on the host with the thick client. (Just double clicking it)

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