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Smart Proxy Manager FAQ

Does Zyte Smart Proxy Manager count redirects as successful requests?
Yes, Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) counts redirects as successful requests. For example: if a user makes a request through Smart Proxy Ma...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 9:47 PM
Can I use Zyte Smart Proxy Manager for sites that require login?
If you're attempting to use Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) to avoid getting blocked, the website will still be able to track you (with the...
Mon, 29 Mar, 2021 at 1:43 PM
Can I try Zyte Smart Proxy Manager with a trial account?
With our Basic and Advanced plans you can try Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) for 14 days or 10,000 requests (whichever comes first). After th...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 9:52 PM
Does Zyte Smart Proxy Manager handle cookies?
In Basic and Advanced plans, Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) discards cookies to protect customer privacy and optimize performance to the Smart ...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 9:57 PM
Does Zyte Smart Proxy Manager solve captchas?
Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) does not solve captchas. However, Smart Proxy Manager will detect redirects to captcha pages (for most site...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 9:57 PM
523 Response "Domain Forbidden" - what does it mean?
Some websites have strict policies about crawling and don't allow requests for data extraction purposes. Therefore, they are not accessible through req...
Fri, 12 Feb, 2021 at 6:20 AM
Many failed requests with 429 code. What does it mean?
For each Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) plan there is a limit to Concurrency (Requests that can be made parallel at a time). Concurrency is cu...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 10:02 PM
Why do I get bad_proxy_auth error while making request using Zyte Smart Proxy Manager?
To use Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) , we need to authenticate the Smart Proxy Manager user. This authentication is done using Smart Proxy Man...
Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 at 2:31 PM
Why do I get pages with inconsistent content from Google with Zyte Smart Proxy Manager?
In most cases this is to do with the way Google pinpoints the geolocation of Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) proxies. We try our best to match ...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 10:03 PM
Will my API Key change when I upgrade or downgrade Zyte Smart Proxy Manager plans?
Zyte Smart Proxy Manager(formerly Crawlera) plans can be upgraded or downgraded anytime, it would not affect the existing API key. API keys are mapped to t...
Tue, 2 Feb, 2021 at 10:04 PM