Re: [SQU] Replacing MS Proxy Server with Squid

From: Adam Lang <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 08:55:29 -0500

Very few that are not running TCP/IP... but the important question is, how
many networks were running NetBios protocols when they upgraded to TCP/IP?
I'd say a LOT.

They needed backward compatibility.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vishwanath Paranjape" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 12:19 PM
Subject: Re: [SQU] Replacing MS Proxy Server with Squid

> yes that can be done
> but why to do this kind of connectivity?
> why are the dependancies increased...
> This is useful if you are not running TCP/IP on your network
> and want to give access to internet
> but practically how many networks have we come across that do not run
> (and cannot run) ?
> one more thing...
> i haven't faced the prob but it might be interesting to know how a proxy
> client and server will communicate when placed across a router in
> segments.
> just for the sake of proxy, NETBIOS needs to be enabled on the
> router...again an ivitation to increased broadcast traffic...
> MS should have given option of IP address OR netbios name
> they add some feature, which later on in practical life turns out to be a
> problem
> ....
> vish

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