Re: HELP for a newbie!

From: Ricardo Kleemann <>
Date: Sat, 30 May 1998 14:25:25 GMT

Thanks Henrik!

Is anyone aware of something similar, other than plug-gw?

I need a relay daemon as the one explained, that could handle a lot of traffic.


Em Sat, 30 May 1998 19:22:31 +0200 escreveu:
> Ricardo Kleemann wrote:
> > Thanks, but do you have the name for such a daemon so I can give
> > it a try?
> plug-gw in the TIS firewall toolkit is one. It has a bit to much
> functionality for your needs, and is not suitable for a high traffic
> rate (it's started from inetd, which usually limits connections/second).
> There exists other as well.
> > One question, does "forwarding" the connection get done thru the relay
> > machine? Or would that cause the client machine (browser) to have the
> > connection forwarded and thus force it to connect directly?
> The forwarding is done transparendly by the relay machine. The client
> only speaks with the relay (it does not know that it is relayed to
> another machine).
> ---
> Henrik Nordström
Received on Sat May 30 1998 - 14:24:18 MDT

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