Re: [squid-users] squid ftp, chat support

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 09:19:25 +0100

Shahul Subin wrote:

> Is there any way we can support chat (yahoo, msn), ftp.

Squid can only support clients who know to use a HTTP proxy. I.e.
fetching FTP data thru a web browser works fine, but not using a
"normal" FTP client.
> Can we use ip-masquerading (iptables) along with squid so that i can
> support ftp clients, chat, voice chat (all the above using ipmasquerading)
> and web browsing(using squid).

Yes, provided there is iptables NAT support for the chat protocols

Henrik Nordstrom
Received on Tue Nov 20 2001 - 01:26:36 MST

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