Re: squid and socks5

From: David Richards <>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 1997 08:53:58 +1000 (EST)


        You could set up the SOCKS 5 clients so that they don't redirect
to the SOCKS server when they talk to the proxy. OR, even better, you set
up a redirection rule (client-side) that says, anything in your domain ->
do not redirect via the SOCKS server. If there is no SOCKS client running
on the proxy machine, all will work fine. This basically means that the
proxy and SOCKS server run in parallel, if the client ( let's say
netscape) sets up to use "No Proxies", then the requests will go via the
SOCKS, and all will be taken care of.

        We are going to be implementing a very similar process here at
this university in the coming months. We have begun the process, we have
a prototype running very well......finger crossed! :-)


David Richards Ph: +61 7 3864 4354
Nework Programmer Fax: +61 7 3864 5272
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Queensland University of Technology

On Thu, 5 Jun 1997 wrote:

> We are going to use squid behind socsk5 server. Could someone show me how to
> achieve this goal in detail.
> Thanks in advance.
> Jack
Received on Thu Jun 05 1997 - 15:56:00 MDT

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