Subject: Re: The right proxy server
To: Cy Schubert - ITSD Open Systems Group <Cy.Schubert@uumail.gov.bc.ca>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 <3B5B95C6.4AD5F74A@miltonstreet.com>, 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.