[K12OSN] OT? Fixing an Open Proxy
marksarria at socal.rr.com
Sat Jun 4 18:02:28 UTC 2005
Check this out, hope it helps
----- Original Message -----
From: "Debbie Schiel" <debbie at redeemer.qld.edu.au>
To: <k12osn at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, June 03, 2005 10:11 PM
Subject: [K12OSN] OT? Fixing an Open Proxy
> Hi all,
> Now that we have our webserver with static IP available for teachers and
> rest of the world to see, I've found that 1. Our broadband internet access
> school has slowed down to dial-up speeds, and 2. Staff are complaining
> collegues aren't receiving email.
> Upon investigation I've found that our IP address is listed on
> and many others which apparently means that some charming people out there
> using our naive school server as a spam machine!
> They say I have to fix my open proxy, and provide information that goes
> way over
> my head. Can anyone provide a simple HOWTO for fixing an open proxy?
> Thank you.
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