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From Aram Mirzadeh <>
Subject Re: Blocking with proxy?
Date Sat, 24 Aug 1996 19:55:29 GMT
Chuck Murcko said:
> Garey Smiley liltingly intones:
> > 
> > 
> > >I want to use my server as a proxy gateway to allow users from INSIDE 
> > >our firewall access to the outside. We have stats students who are not 
> > >allowed access to sites outside the university. I want to give them 
> > >access through this server to certain specific sites, like 
> > >, but not others (like
> > 
> > Does the Apache proxy allow for this?
> > 
> Not completely. The problem is with the blocking of outgoing sites for
> the stats students. It's possible this can be done with a combination
> of either xinetd or tcp_wappers and the proxy, with the usual perf
> hit, or kernel level IP filtering (if he has it) and the proxy.
> This isn't the first request for an outbound version of the <Limit>
> directive for the proxy. Do we think this is a desirable feature?

I highly recommend we try to do this.  Either using proxy, or something
like mod_rewrite.  

I have the reverse of this problem.  I want to stop people from going
out using my proxy server.  I've been playing around mod_rewrite it's not
a fully workable solution yet. 

Aram Mirzadeh
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