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Re: [SLUG] ftp proxy

Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Sorry, but what use is Squid for proxying ftp?

Lots.  It handles FTP, HTTP and Gopher.  Read the docs.

> >From the URL you cite, the only reference to ftp is thus:
> "Transparent proxying is a method whereby you can put a proxy server
> between your network and the Internet, and have all WWW accesses directed
> to the proxy server automatically (note that this works for WWW but not
> for FTP)"

This is in relationship to transparent proxying, not proxying in
general.  You can't transparently proxy FTP, but you can transparently
proxy HTTP.  You can proxy FTP non-transparently.


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