Re: Socks

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 1998 16:27:55 +0200

RB Harbani wrote:
> I'm a new user of squid. I got squid working already, but I wonder
> if I can use it as a SOCKS server to relay IRC requests.

Nope. Squid is not a SOCKS server, it is a HTTP proxy.

> If I can't then could anybody please tell me a good socks server
> program for FreeBSD ?

Socks 5 reference implementation. Build instructions are available on
your closest FreeBSD mirror (ports/net/socks5). Source available from

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sun Sep 27 1998 - 07:32:13 MDT

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