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Date:      Fri, 13 Sep 1996 12:38:36 +0000 (GMT)
From:      Adam David <>
To: (Nadav Eiron)
Cc:        ke6mgb@ix.NETcom.COM,
Subject:   Re:
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from Nadav Eiron at "Sep 13, 96 11:06:07 am"

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> > >I am currently registered under - I am I was 
> > >wondering how I can have it, so when someone connects to, it 
> > >will automatically route them to another ip or www page? 
> > >Thank You,
> > >Rod
> > 
> > If I understood your question right, you need a minimal server program to
> > accept connections on specific port numbers and hand off the connection to
> > another host:port destination.

> There is something that does just that! It's part of the TIS fwtk 
> (firewall toolikit) and is called plug-gw. It's a tiny little program you 
> run from inetd.conf and that redirects connections to specific ports on 
> the current host to other addresses (host:ports). It is driven by a 
> configuration file where you can specify the host/port to connect to 
> based on the origin of the connection. Very nice stuff, and amazingly 
> compact (like the rest of the TIS fwtk).

plug-gw will pass all traffic on the connection through the forwarding host,
which might not be what was meant. What I mean by redirect is to transfer
the connection early on, so that further traffic on the connection will not
necessarily travel via that first host.

Adam David <>

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