[K12OSN] Proxy Help
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:
> 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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