Re: AOL Access Through Proxy

From: Michael Pelletier <>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 10:24:20 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 10 Oct 1997, K.K. Ng wrote:
> Has anybody ever tried to access (port 5190)
> through a proxy server (using MSIE or Netscape)? Do I need to modify
> squid.conf so that our users behind the firewall/proxy can access the
> host?

Since there's no way to change the hostname and port that AOL tries to
contact, as is possible with the CompuServe client, there's no direct way
to point it through a firewall. We resorted to using the SOCKS system and
the SocksCap32 wrapper for the AOL client.

        -Mike Pelletier.
Received on Fri Oct 10 1997 - 07:25:45 MDT

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