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Old 06-13-2002
Proxy

Are there any decent proxy programs out there that will filter domains and forward them to specific ip addresses and ports? I'm looking for a proxy that can be configured to take a request, examine the domain it is going to and then forward it to be proxied through other machines on the network (to a specific port on the machine).

I'm running Solaris 8. Preferrably, if anyone knows of a free or cheap program (or open source).

Thanks!
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Old 06-13-2002
Apache (which comes with Solaris 8) can act as a Proxy server.

See the FAQ's on apache.org
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Old 06-13-2002
A friend always recommended Squid - he works the security side of things and I would guess he knows better than I on the subject (this recommendation was about two years ago).

Look for it at squid-cache.org

Last edited by RTM; 06-13-2002 at 02:23 PM..
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Old 06-13-2002
Thanks

Thanks RTM, I'll check both out.
# 5  
Old 06-17-2002
I am using and loving Squid as my Proxy. Its very powerful and easy to set up. I currently have it to block Microsoft sites and block a lot of adds and counters.
# 6  
Old 06-18-2002
Are you using AdZapper for your ad blocking?

I use AdZapper with my Squid proxy server at the house and it simply rocks. Love it!
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Old 06-26-2002
ya, Adzapper is the best.

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