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Re: [suse-security] How to block MSN using SuSEfirewall2?
  • From: Ray Leach <raymondl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 10:23:14 +0200
  • Message-id: <1077265393.25166.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 10:11, Arjen de Korte wrote:
> On Friday 20 February 2004 07:07, Michael James wrote:
>
> > How can I turn on a block on MSN
> > so there is only 1 hour a day it works?
> >
> > The house server (Suse8.2 soon to be 9.0)
> > has the ADSL connection
> > and runs SuSEfirewall2, NAT, squid, DNS, etc.
>
> Since you're running Squid already, I would suggest to solve it there. If you
> didn't modify the 'Safe_ports', the port MSN chat uses (1863 if I'm not
> mistaken) is in the defined ones. Remove it from this range (by splitting the
> 1025-65535 region in two, excluding this port) and create a new set of rules,
> only allowing access to that port at a certain time of the day for your
> daughter. Read up on the ACL settings of Squid. I wouldn't mess with your
> firewall if you have Squid running already (if you need to solve things like
> this in your firewall, what's the point of using proxies then...)
>
So, are you saying that squid can proxy any protocol?

> Best regards,
> Arjen
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