Re: How to config WS-ftp (or other ftp) for Squid

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 1997 10:27:05 +0200 wrote:
> Hmm... How does Netscape access ftp sites then?

By HTTP to the proxy... (which does FTP to the FTP site)

The http proxy (Squid) is acting as a gateway between HTTP and FTP,
translating HTTP requests to FTP requests.

To support native ftp proxying (from ws-ftp and other) you need a native
ftp proxy, for example ftp-gw in the TIS toolkit.

Henrik Nordström
Received on Sat Apr 26 1997 - 03:27:33 MDT

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