[fw-wiz] Open Source HTTP Proxy for Firewall?

ark@eltex.ru ark@eltex.ru
Tue, 19 Jun 2001 14:03:51 +0400


Try squid-gw from www.fwtk.org.


jseymour@LinxNet.com (Jim Seymour) said :

> Hi,
> 
> We're using Gauntlet 4.x on for one of our corporate firewalls.
> 
> We're having a problem with *one* particular web site.  For some
> reason, clients from inside our building trying to use this site are
> running into all kinds of problems.  (The site in question is
> http://www.abb-control.com if anybody's interested.)  Page accesses,
> "hang", etc.  Now I don't know what the problem is with this particular
> site and Gauntlet's HTTP proxy.  Even Netscape 4.76 and wget, running
> on my Sun SPARC Solaris box here at home, with no HTTP proxy, have
> problems with it.  I've asked in comp.infosystems.www newsgroups.  No
> joy.  I got mixed results from a question posted to the gauntlet-users
> mailing list--but no solutions.
> 
> Another one of our sites, using T.REX for a firewall, has no problems.
> (Yet one client in the problem building, when re-config'd to use the
> HTTP proxy in the other building [across our WAN], had problems.  Go
> figure.)
> 
> So what I'd like to do is try replacing http-gw on our Gauntlet
> firewall with another HTTP proxy.  Does anybody know of any Open Source
> HTTP proxies that could be trusted in such a role?  I've looked around,
> but haven't been able to identify a candidate.  I'd try replacing
> http-gw with the generic plug-proxy, but I don't want to lose the
> Active-X and other filtering that http-gw gives us.


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