Re: MS Small Business Server and parent proxy

From: Chris Foote <>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 1998 10:15:53 +0930 (CST)

On Fri, 18 Sep 1998, Stephen R. van den Berg wrote:

> Has anyone managed to configure an MS small-business server running on NT
> behind a dialup connection to connect via a parent proxy only (Squid)?
> I've been trying to find the option for the parent proxy (customer at
> the keyboard, I at the phone), but it does not seem to be possible at all.

MS proxy 1 doesn't support this option! MS proxy 2 does, but it isn't
included with the small business server, and you have to pay reasonably
big buck to upgrade it separately.

> Which is hard to believe (or is it?).

I think it's just about the only proxy server made that won't
forward requests to a parent. Mickeysoft strikes again :-)

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