Re: Forcing Proxy

From: Andrew Brennan <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 1997 08:24:01 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 18 Jan 1997, Jacques B. Dimanche wrote:

> I currently use a firewall that denies all IP Forwarding for port
> 80. This requires them to use the cache, otherwise they will not get any
> information.
> What I would like to do, is somehow have squid catch all
> forwarding requests on port 80 and redirect it to itself. I don't mean
> the HTTP acceleration mode, but for outgoing requests. If anyone knows
> how to do this, I would be eternally grateful for a response. Thanks in
> advance.

   This strikes me as being a firewall question - not a squid one. You
   didn't describe your firewall, but can you have it do the redirection
   instead of eating the packets?? For the Squid to do this, it would
   need to be pulling packets from the interface promiscuously (I think)
   and send the responses back in a similar fashion ... but a firewall
   should be able to direct all HTTP traffic through a defined gateway
   *for* HTTP traffic.

   I'd have a better answer if I had ever finished installing FWTK on my
   home systems, but I believe you want this supported by the firewall.

   andrew. (
Received on Sat Jan 18 1997 - 05:40:03 MST

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