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Date:      Tue, 20 Aug 1996 16:54:36 -0400
From:      Branson Matheson <branson@widomaker.com>
To:        Tony Jones <tony@rtd.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: unregistered IP/proxy? question 
Message-ID:  <199608202054.QAA16050@garion.hq.ferg.com>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 20 Aug 1996 08:43:52 PDT."  <199608201543.IAA06668@seagull.rtd.com> 

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Tony Jones uttered with conviction:
>
>Typical setup, FreeBSD system connecting to an ISP over PPP (currently
>kernel PPP).
>
> My wife wants to be able to surf the net using her Mac.  Thus i'm
> going to hook
> ... blah ...
> translating proxy on my FreeBSD system .
>
> However, this is all theory and I've never done anything like this
> before, so I was curious if this is the best approach ?

 I would suggest instead using somthing like cached, an web/ftp proxy
 which is a part of the harvest distribution. It allows your wife's
 mac to use your unix box as a proxy and go out on the net... even
 download.. I support about 30 people using my proxy here.

  Checkout : http://excalibur.usc.edu/
  
  -branson

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