[K12OSN] Squid & Content filtering

Phil Benson pbenson at ffni.com
Thu Oct 21 16:06:27 UTC 2004

I like  Smoothwall with Dansguardian and ClamAV.  The how do is at
http://www.smoothwall.org with the how to for Dansguardian with ClamAV at
http://community.smoothwall.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8488 I use it here at
home with my two kids and it works great.  The install is very easy with a
old PC and two network cards.  It can also be setup to monitor AIM and MSN
messenger.   The how to for this is at

Phil Benson
Embroidery Nation

-----Original Message-----
From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com]On Behalf
Of Michael Williams
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 7:35 AM
To: Support list for opensource software in schools.
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Squid & Content filtering

> Someone who knows far more than me handles the firewall and internet
> filtering at our school. But I have been trying to learn some stuff on
> my own and saw a recommendation for IPCop on this list. At home, I have
> installed IPCop and dansguardian. There are very good howto's out there
> on the IPCop site, and with IPCop the updates and everything are right
> there on the site, and fairly automated with a web interface. The howto
> I followed off the IPCop "addons" site have you using a combination of
> dansguardian and the squidguard blacklists. I still haven't been able to
> figure out how to tweak dansguardian so that it doesn't block too much,
> but I'm figuring it out slowly but surely. I have my own teenagers here
> at home, and get plenty of feedback.

> Rita Gibson
> Tech Support
I'm familiar with smoothwall which ipcop was forked from. I'm going to
take a good look at this solution....

Michael Williams                   Haywood County Schools
Technology Director               Instructional Technology
http://www.haywood.k12.nc.us         (828) 627-8314

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