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Re: rewriting source and destination of local packets

On Wednesday 23 March 2005 15:56, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Igor Genibel <igor@genibel.org> [2005.03.23.1533 +0100]:
> > Using firehol + transparent_proxy directive is completly
> > transparent here for me (no need to change anything on clients)
> Does it also work for local connections on the squid machine itself?
> Try it:
>   apt-get install libwww-perl
>   HEAD debian.org | grep -q '^X-Cache' && echo works fine.

Yes, it doesn't work but I think it is quite normal for a "normal" use of 
a firewall/proxy where no user have to connect on and do http 
requests :)

> > Martin you should try firehol and then you will never do filtering
> > rules without it :) It amazing.
> Not for me. I understand iptables and prefer to use it directly,
> rather than through a "wizard" for the same reason that I prefer
> Debian over other distros.

I understant also iptables but for me it is time wasting redoing rules 
from scratch every time I have to set up filtering rules. And it is also 
why I use debian for all this pieces of software that make me feel 
better and allow me to concentrate myself on other problem :)

Everyone can find is way of computing with Debian :)

Igor Genibel
«Non bene pro toto libertas venditur auro»
Freedom is not sold for all the gold in the world.
Dubrovnik motto

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