how to force the use of a web proxy?
guillermo.fedora at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 05:16:38 UTC 2007
On 1/4/07, Miles Brennan <miles at brennan.id.au> wrote:
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> Guillermo Garron wrote:
> >> http://www.brennan.id.au/11-Squid_Web_Proxy.html#transparent
> > I am using this option and is great!, off course this is supposing all
> > your network is going to Internet using this Linux Box.
> > If not please explain us more about your topology.
> I haven't update that HOWTO since FC6 was released (a bit busy), but
> the transparent config has changed a little since FC5.
> Most of the "httpd_accel" options have been removed in the latest
> squid, now you configure transparency on the httpd_port option.
> http_port 192.168.1.1:3128 transparent
> If your network traffic passes through a Linux box, you can "redirect"
> the packets to your proxy server with some fancy iptables rules, this
> is transparent to your users. Or as most have said so far, block all
> outbound HTTP(S) 80/443 traffic expect from your proxy, then they must
> use your network proxy - just depends on your setup.
> The benefit of using transparent proxy is that you only need to set up
> the network once, as opposed to setting up all of the computers and
> each program separately for the non-transparent option.
Thank you very much!
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(Using FC6, CentOS4.4 and Ubuntu 6.06)
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