[CentOS] --=Getting OTer by the sec=-- Web Filter

Dennis McLeod dmcleod at foranyauto.com
Fri Dec 5 22:37:59 UTC 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Lanny Marcus
> Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 2:16 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] --=Getting OTer by the sec=-- Web Filter
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 4:35 PM, Andrew Hull <list at racc2000.com> wrote:
> > I've never used IPCop (opting for m0n0wall instead), but I 
> was under 
> > the impression that IPCop lacked any content filtering features 
> > requested by the OP.
> >
> > A quick perusing of the website leads me to believe its 
> trying to be a 
> > kick-ass beige-box firewall/router (and most-likely 
> succeeding), but 
> > it seems like a content filter it is not. Did I miss some 
> glaring features?
> I use IPCop for our Firewall/Router at home, but there are 
> people on this list (Scott, etc.) who use it in the 
> Enterprise. If you check out the IPCop web site 
> <http://www.ipcop.org>  possibly you will find there is an 
> Add On available that will do what you need to do.
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I use it (IPCOP) here on our "Free Wireless Access" for our Customers.
I had some customers surfing porn in the waiting area.
I added the Advanced Proxy and URL Filter Add-ons.

I also use Open DNS behind that, so I get two shots at blocking it.

Easy to set up. I rarely check it. Anytime I get a complaint about it not
working, it because the Linksys WAP has froze.
Dans Guardian is not free for business use....

I have it running on a IBM Netvista Celeron 1000 with 256m of ram on a 10g
Been in place for 3 years. Current uptime is 235 days.

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