OT: Squid or iptables or something else?
Ow Mun Heng
Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Fri Dec 24 02:49:56 UTC 2004
On Fri, 2004-12-24 at 07:58, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 11:35 23 Dec 2004, Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu <m3freak at rogers.com> wrote:
> | I generally don't start OT threads in mailing lists, but this is such a
> | high traffic list that it's perhaps the best place to ask this question.
> | I have a client that wants to restrict access to the Internet to only
> | one website for every employee, except two people: these two should not
> | be restricted at all.
> | I was at first considering using iptables, but after doing some
> | searching on the net, I discovered that Squid could be used.
> | Which approach would be better?
> Squid. Much easier to configure and maintain.
> Just set up iptables enough so that everyone must use the squid to get out.
I second that..
Just set up a rule for redirecting all www traffic to squid and get
some sort of authenticating done. Either that or, limit by IP
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