Re: Generic proxy server that acts like a router or firewall

From: John Cougar <>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 1998 09:49:56 +1000 (EST)

On Sat, 8 Aug 1998, Cameron Kay wrote:

> Anyone know were I can get source code or information on how to write a
> generic proxy server that acts like a two port router or firewall, i.e.
> transparent to the user but only allows through the protocols designated
> by the network administrator.
> The reason why I'm asking is I'm wanting to extend such a proxy server
> to do user authentication and traffic accounting for applications that
> can't be proxied using a normal HTTP proxy like Squid and don't support
> user authentication, i.e. RealAudio, RealVideo.

You'll be wanting the TIS Firewall Toolkit.


as a starting point



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