[K12OSN] Filtering anyone?
marksarria at socal.rr.com
Sat Jun 4 03:43:57 UTC 2005
I check the site out for IPCop, and it really does not say what it is. I see
you are using it with Dan's Guardian, but DG is a web filter, so what does
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Hays" <haysja at sages.us>
To: "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, June 03, 2005 5:38 PM
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Filtering anyone?
> I echo Joe's sentiments. There are several schools here in Illinois that
> using IPCop with Cop+ (Dan's Guardian). It works well and is easy to
> manage. I
> use it in 5 schools in our district.
> We used to use SME with squidguard and it worked well for us, but IPCop is
> Quoting Joe Guenther <jguenther at chinooksedge.ab.ca>:
>> I use IPcop and DansGuardian. It works very well for us. I use it in 3
>> schools, there are a few others in our division that also use it. I
>> tried it with SquidGuard, but prefer the Cop+ (DansGuardian) better. It
>> uses a bit more horsepower, but does a better job. I run it on a
>> PIII600/256MB RAM and serve a school of 350 students with about 1Gb of
>> data/day. With 128Mb it would run for a few weeks and then start using
>> lots of swap. With 256 it just runs and runs.
>> I had also tried SME server with squid/squidGuard but never got that to
>> work properly.
>> We also tried OpenBsd with privoxy and that would crash under heavy
>> load. squid/DansGuardian works much better.
>> my 2 bits worth
>> Joe Guenther
>> Jamie McParland wrote:
>> >Summer is almost here and time for upgrades! Right now we are using
>> >and squid guard for our porn filtering on our firewall.
>> >I would like to see what everyone else is using. I hear good things
>> >dans guardian. I've even seen a distro based on this. Is anyone using
>> >We need to be able to poke holes in our firewall for static maps to our
>> >weather stations, webservers, etc.
>> >Thoughts? Comments?
>> >Jamie McParland
>> >Newberg Public Schools.
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