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Generic TCP Proxy - found!
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Generic TCP Proxy - found!
- From: Drew Smith <drew_(_at_)_pctc_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2000 15:46:19 -0700
- Organization: Pacific Corporate Trust
Ok, full credit goes to Mike Jenkins - thanks!
Final solution was "plugdaemon" (http://www.taronga.com/plugdaemon/),
which closely matches the functionality of FWTK while keeping things
simple and to-the-point. It also has a much less intimidating license
So, I'm solved. Life is better. For the next week, I'll be doing some
load testing on the new bastion host, making sure that it doesn't bomb
as soon as I open the user-floodgates on it. Man, all it takes is
twenty or thirty users setting Eudora to "check mail every [ 1 ]
As a rebuttal to the people that still say ipf and ipnat were the way
to go - I agree fully. They *are* the way to go, if you're looking for
a real gateway system. I'm not - I need a proxy host with extremely
limited access, and I feel more secure doing it my way. Occam's Razor
and all that - sure, I *could* use a compressor and air-driver to screw
in a new NIC, but the phillips on my swiss army works just fine, thanks.
Cheers, (and thanks!)
Drew Smith, UNIX Network Administrator
Pacific Corporate Trust Company, Vancouver
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