Subject: Re: The right proxy server
To: Cy Schubert - ITSD Open Systems Group <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-security
Date: 07/23/2001 00:38:29
On Sun, Jul 22, 2001 at 08:36:07PM -0700, Cy Schubert - ITSD Open Systems Group wrote:
> In message <>, Sam Carleton writes:
> > Folks,
> > 
> > I would like to setup a proxy server for FTP and HTTP, what do folks
> > recommend?
> Squid has a transparent HTTP and FTP proxy mode which is specified at 
> configuration time, prior to build.  On my firewall here at home, I 

I strongly recommend *against* using Squid for this purpose.  It could
hardly be less like a proxy designed for security purposes.