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Date:      30 Apr 1998 11:06:13 -0500
From:      GLEN.W.MANN@monsanto.com
To:        dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re[2]: Internet Monitoring software
Message-ID:  <"0430151153-Re2: Internet Monitoring software"@MHS>

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     Hello Doug-
     
     Well!  A vague question (which was intentional BTW) gets a vague 
     answer (intentional as well I'm sure!).  We're thinking about 1) 
     whether or not to monitor internet traffic for liability and security 
     purposes, and 2) how to do it.  I suppose we could monitor volume, 
     times and duration of usage, among other things.  I've got a FreeBSD 
     box working here, and know if anything is capable of these things, it 
     is.  I guess I'm a little new to the admin side of the internet, so 
     I'm looking for any suggestions at all about what it takes to do these 
     things, and if FreeBSD is a good choice.
     
     Thanks
     -Glen
     
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Subject: Re: Internet Monitoring software
Author:  dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu at INTERNET
Date:    4/29/98 3:46 PM


On 23 Apr 1998 GLEN.W.MANN@monsanto.com wrote:
     
>      What would it take to have FreeBSD monitor internet access by a mixed 
>      client base (Win 3.11, NT 4.0, Unix) from our location.  Does this 
>      need to be setup on a firewall or a proxy gateway?  Or can a FreeBSD 
>      on our subnet do this?  In general, what software is involved?
     
Monitor in what way?  
     
Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant 
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major
     
     

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