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Re: [K12OSN] website blocking





Joseph Bishay wrote:
Hello,

On 11/9/05, Petre Scheie <petre maltzen net> wrote:

That's come up before: For DansGuardian or SquidGuard to work, they must be installed on
a machine separate from the terminal server; it won't work if you install it on the
terminal server.


Is that for sure? On the previous version of ltsp (the one released
last year) I had it running on the terminal server no problem. You
just have to make sure that each account's proxy is set to the correct
port.

Joseph

I think that was the issue: people wanted to be able to prevent students from bypassing the filtered proxy. If it's set in each user's account, the user could just go in and turn off the proxy setting and hit any site. Using a separate box as the gateway & proxy made it impossible to sneak around the filter (and eliminated the need to configure every user's setup).


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