[TriLUG] limiting Internet access with squid?
gwbrown1 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 20:01:49 EDT 2007
I'm leaning towards the wrt54gl solution at the moment, it sounds easiest
and least painful.
On 3/19/07, Kevin Flanagan <kevin at flanagannc.net> wrote:
> If you can put a linux box inline to their internet connection you can do
> the following.
> - www.clarkconnect.org
> This can be a transparent proxy if it's inline.
> There's a lot of other things that it could do as well, mail, ftp, web,
> This is not a good solution for all, it seems that you may be dealing with
> only one computer, if that's the case then the other solution with a
> seems to me to be better for this, but check out as many options and what
> the real computing needs of the business are before thinking that you
> Frequently there are many other needs that could be met, just aren't said
> the front end.
> On 3/19/07, Greg Brown <gwbrown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Problem: I have a client with a small network at a resturant. His
> > computer
> > is XP Home so it can't be locked and he would like to restrict Internet
> > access (when he isn't there his employees are surfing the web on the
> > office
> > computer, going to myspace.com, crap like that. Can squid be set up
> > all request on port 80 and force users to authenticate before passing
> > along? What I'd like is for Paul to have unrestricted access to the
> > Internet but his employees to be blocked from going outbound.
> > Is this possible with squid? If not, do you have any other ideas?
> > Greg
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