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Date:      Sat, 07 Jul 2007 17:08:32 -0400
From:      Steve Bertrand <iaccounts@ibctech.ca>
To:        Jeffrey Goldberg <jeffrey@goldmark.org>
Cc:        RW <fbsd06@mlists.homeunix.com>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org List" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: parental control with squid and dansguardian
Message-ID:  <469000D0.2010207@ibctech.ca>
In-Reply-To: <5F454B70-73EE-442F-BA4A-5833920953CF@goldmark.org>
References:  <28511e606938ca3af6624a90fa5798e9@szalbot.homedns.org>	<20070706203359.411e7416@gumby.homeunix.com.> <5F454B70-73EE-442F-BA4A-5833920953CF@goldmark.org>

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Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> On Jul 6, 2007, at 2:33 PM, RW wrote:
>> If this box is not the gateway, there is no point in doing anything
>> about this because they can simply turn-off proxying and go direct to
>> the internet.
> 
> However, on your gateway you can specify that only the proxy box is
> allowed to connect to the web.  That is block all outbound traffic to 
> ports 80 and 443 unless they come from the machine running squid.

This is of course granted that the gateway has a strict firewall rule
set that allows minimal, known destination ports and by default would
block external, free proxies (and anything else) that run on unusual
ports (eg: 50001) as someone else suggested.

Steve



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