The Burp Proxy is part of the Burp Suite, a toolkit for attacking web applications. It is a Java program which runs as HTTP proxy or transparent proxy. The Burp Proxy allows interception of HTTP requests, where the request can be altered before it is sent to the server.
  1. Start Burp Proxy, by running java -jar burpsuite_v1.3.jar.
  2. Configure the client to use the proxy. Host localhost, port 8888.
  3. Do the request.
  4. Burp Proxy shows the request. Click "forward" to send the request. Click "intercept is on" to turn intercepting off and forward each request immediately. The Burp Proxy allows changing the request before sending it to the server
  5. The response is shown in the "history" tab.Viewing a request in Burp Proxy