RE: Proxying Problems (was Re: )
Thx...will give it a try... and will post the results here for the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bolan Meek [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Saturday, July 15, 2000 11:22 PM
> To: CHEONG, Shu Yang (Patrick)
> Subject: Proxying Problems (was Re: )
> "CHEONG, Shu Yang (Patrick)" wrote:
> > Well, I was not "blocked" when I used Explorer!!!
> Perhaps Explorer kept the login:passwd for the site. I'm not sure
> fully how it works, but it's something like cookies: a site shall
> query the browser for a login:passwd, and if the browser doesn't
> have it cached, it shall prompt the user. Once a login:passwd
> is cached, the browser answers transparently. That was a
> hassle I suffered with using Netscape to access secured sites in
> a company Intranet: when I attempt to access by another
> login, the site still thought I was coming in on the previous.
> I had to exit Netscape, restart, and re-access the site to login
> with a different username. I'm wondering if Explorer kept
> the login info some how, but I don't know yet if your proxy
> server requires a login:password. Did you ever have to
> supply that when using Explorer, even once?
> > ...Have yet to check with the SysAdmin/ Network guys on the proxying
> > and
> > stuff like that !!!
> Well, we all wait with abated breaths.
> > > > ...under Windows 95, I can't browse using Netscape or Opera but can
> > > > so using M$ Explorer (v5.0).
> > >
> > > Was that, in Netscape, using
> > > Edit->Preferences->Advanced->Proxies->Manual?
> > >
> > > > ...suggested to me using smb-NT-verify or
> > > > pam_smb to enable my Debian box to authenticate itself to the NT
> > > so
> > > > that ip streams can continue to be forwarded to the Debian box and
> > > just
> > > > stop at the proxy server.
> > >
> > > If so, you'll want to look into the SAMBA suite.
> BTW, I goofed in replying without editing the Subject: field. You had
> it blank. It's better to supply a Subject: with email, especially to
> because there may be those who are short on time, but with specific
> expertise to help with whatever intricate problem you may have. The
> time contraints they suffer may cause them to skip over a blank or
> too-general Subject:, but they may yet take the time to answer one
> to which they knew the solution right off.
> Bolan Meek
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