[K12OSN] transparent proxying with LTSP--SOLVED

Mark Gumprecht gumprechtm at msad3.org
Tue Feb 28 15:13:45 UTC 2006

So I take it sme will pass dhcp requests?

David Trask wrote:

>"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
>Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at 9:27 AM +0000 wrote:
>>Do tell. I tried ipcop and sme but the need for 2 nics through me and I 
>>tried to get dhcrelay to work in ipcop, but I'm not good enough with 
>>IPTables to not screw it up.
>The idea for two NIC's is that it sits at the choke point of your network
>and becomes the firewall/proxy/content filter (and DHCP server if you
>wish).  You can also have it tag your SPAM and filter all traffic with
>anti-virus.  One NIC is the external interface going to the Internet and
>the other is the internal interface going to the LAN.  Cool thing is...you
>get rock-solid security and it's next to impossible to bypass.  I know of
>a lot of schools who have used E-Smith/SME to get rid of SonicWalls.
>David N. Trask
>Technology Teacher/Director
>Vassalboro Community School
>dtrask at vcsvikings.org
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>K12OSN at redhat.com
>For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>

Mark Gumprecht
Data Systems Specialist
Unity, ME
gumprechtm at msad3.org

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