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# 1  
Old 12-27-2001
Question IP Block

I'm a newbie in UNIX system, and I must do some IP and port blocking... (ex: www.hotmail.com or yahoomessenger)
How is the best way to do that?!
If anyone could give me a step by step help!

thanks
# 2  
Old 12-27-2001
Blocking IP addresses depends on the platform doing the blocking. You need to provide specific platform information ......
# 3  
Old 12-27-2001
I'm using a LINUX environment ( Conectiva 7.0) , with a proxy server... and all clients are windows (98. NT, 2000).
I've tried some changes at squid.conf but it didn't work.
I intend in blocking a few websites and ICQ, YAhooMessenger, and therefor...

I hope I made myself clear this time :-)

thanks
# 4  
Old 12-27-2001
What are you using for your Internet gateway?
# 5  
Old 12-28-2001
I'm using the proxy! It's all configured there... my proxy does everything.
# 6  
Old 01-02-2002
http://www.squid-cache.org/

Squid, as an HTTP proxy server, can be configured to block IP addresses and web sites. Try visiting the squid web site for docs:

http://www.squid-cache.org/

The specific details for squid ACLs (access control lists) may be found here:

http://www.squid-cache.org/Doc/FAQ/FAQ-10.html#ss10.4

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