Re: MS Small Business Server and parent proxy

From: Peter C. Norton <>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 1998 02:39:16 -0400

On Sat, Sep 19, 1998 at 10:15:53AM +0930, Chris Foote 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.

I'm currently pulling dns tricks to do something similar for client
systems. If you point your msproxy towards a squid cache acting as a
virtual accelerator upstream from you, the mscache should query it whether
it likes it or not :)
> > 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 :-)

Well, its not supposed to work or anything is it? It's only the first

Peter C. Norton                      Time comes into it. / Say it.  Say it.                   | The Universe is made of stories,           | not of atoms. 
                                     Muriel Rukeyser "The Speed of Darknesss"
Received on Fri Sep 18 1998 - 23:41:16 MDT

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