Re: squid - dnsserver and packet filtering on the same machine ?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 1998 19:51:40 +0200

Olivier GOSSELET wrote:

> Can someone explain me how squid dnsserver process work.

It uses the native resolver routines on the host (gethostbyname,

Squid and dnsserver communicates throught the loopback interface. You
should NOT filter any traffic on the loopback "interface" (lo).

ipfwadm -I -i accept -W lo
ipfwadm -O -i accept -W lo

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Mon Jun 01 1998 - 10:56:05 MDT

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