Re: Which Proxy Server...

From: Securitynews (securitynews@btopenworld.com)
Date: 12/19/01


From: "Securitynews" <securitynews@btopenworld.com>
To: <security-basics@security-focus.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 23:41:31 -0000

Is there such thing as POP3 proxying. Does anyone know of an application
for this?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nicolas Fritsch" <nfritsch@enition.com>
To: <security-basics@security-focus.com>
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 11:09 AM
Subject: Re: Which Proxy Server...

> Well, mod_proxy works, but is only a HTTP 1.0 proxy (with Apache 1.3).
> It especially does no keepalive with the content server, which makes it
> inefficient (1 new connection proxy <-> server for each GET, even if
> your client uses keepalive).
>
> Apache2 is supposed to do some keepalive, but this is not entirely true,
> since all http children (fork() model) don't share the connections.
> Better use squid, that does all that stuff.
>
> On Fri, 2001-12-14 at 23:27, Jared C. Lovell wrote:
> >
> > Apache (www.apache.org) w/ mod_proxy works fine for http. Apache builds
> > under most anything. For the others, I'm not sure you want a proxy
server
> > so much as a NAT service. I've never heard of a telnet "proxy", since
> > it's interactive (ie, not stateless file serving like http).
> >
> > Hope that helps.
> >
> > - Jared Lovell
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 14 Dec 2001 rakesh@isac.ernet.in wrote:
> >
> > > Dear users,
> > > I am planning to upgrade my Proxy Server. It runs on IBM AIX(Unix
Like)
> > > operating system. I tried to search Proxy Server for Unix on Internet.
> > > But the results were not much and also their performances were
unknown.
> > > Can you help me out to select a suitable one proxying the following
> > > services, at least:
> > > 1. HTTP,FTP,news
> > > 2. Telnet
> > > 3. Streaming Video/Audio Service
> > > 4. Messanger Service
> > >
> > > I need the Proxy Server to run on Unix like Operating System only.
> > >
> > > Rakesh
> > > ======
> > >
> > >
> > > -------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>



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