Nasty stuff filtering...

From: Steve Gaarder <>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 13:09:00 -0500 (EST)

Nigel Metheringham writes:
> I'd like to explore the possibility of filtering nasty stuff (aka Java,
> Javascript and ActiveX - perm any from the 3) out of traffic passing
> through the cache, transparently to the end user.
> Now squid could be recoded to do this, which I think would not be a good
> thing..., except possibly as a general content filter hook.
> Has anyone any thoughts on adding a content filter either in front of (ie
> between client and squid), or behind (between squid and internet).
I have been using the TIS http-gw with Carl Claunch's Java/ActiveX
filter for just this purpose. It sits behind the squid. This works,
but adds extra delay and extra complexity. I would much rather
have squid itself do the filtering.

Steven Gaarder Network and Systems Administrator C-MOLD, Ithaca, N.Y., USA
Received on Wed Dec 18 1996 - 10:25:58 MST

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