[K12OSN] Proxy Help

Adam Melancon adammelancon at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 15:24:29 UTC 2005

Does anyone have any experience with "SafeSquid"?  Maybe it might do
what he needs.

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 10:06:05 -0500, Barry Solof <barry at yellowdog.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not certain IPCop will handle the transparent proxy authentications
> because I've not tested it that way.  It will, with addons, handle the
> filtering and authentication like a champ.
> This is a big deal for us because we used to build our proxy servers by
> hand.  We had to install linux then compile squid by hand in order to
> get the proper authentication to ldap (edirectory).   Then we would add
> squidGuard and a firewall.  This would take hours.  The first one we did
> took days...
> The new IPCop makes this really painless.  We can install and configure
> a firewall in about 30 or 40 minutes and edit our configuration through
> the IPCop web interface.  It is a beautiful solution.
> Get IPCop from: www.ipcop.org
> Get the URL Filter addon:  http://www.urlfilter.net/
> Get the Advanced Proxy for authentication:  http://www.advproxy.net/
> The url filter and advanced proxy have a painless install (with a
> script) and very good documentation.  We've got 3 of them in production
> right now.
> As they say on the beer commercial: "Brilliant!"
> Barry Solof
> County of Cumberland
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