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From "Krist van Besien" <krist.vanbes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Re: Re[users@httpd] verse Proxy to serve e-mail
Date Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:21:51 GMT
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 4:58 AM, Raja Nagendra Kumar
<Nagendra.Raja@tejasoft.com> wrote:

>  I would like to configure apache so that it allows socket proxying i.e all
>  my intranet systems (i.e browser, outlook) contact apache proxy on single
>  xyz host and single port. When a request is receviced by apache on this
>  port, it should check if the request is http or other ftp protocols.. If
>  yes, do the special processing as it understanding these protocols better,
>  else for any other protocols, it should treat it as socket tunneling..and
>  connect to the end host and allow end to end packet trasfer..
>
>  This way, my whole  company I only have one server where my full network
>  security could be monitored and controlled.. I am hopefull that apache
>  should be able to do this as of today.. if not I would wish apache to
>  consider doing this or  expose currently hidden feature in future..

You need a "socks" server. Apache is not the right tool for this job.

Krist


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