[unisog] Authenticated Proxy access

Christian Wilson Christian.Wilson at its.monash.edu.au
Wed May 5 07:23:22 GMT 2004


On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 05:01:08PM +1200, Mark Borrie wrote:
> We are currently investigating providing proxy access for our students 
> to the Internet and wish to authenticate those students against their 
> Univesity accounts. 


> I am interested in hearing from anyone who has some suggestions or 
> solutions. Is anyone else got this going?

We were trying to run an instance of stunnel on the client machines and
on our proxy server to do encrypted authenticated proxy access against a
squid proxy server and that worked for smallish (1000 or thereabouts)

At the moment we are migrating to www.permeo.com - permeo socks proxy which
uses SSL for authentication, and allows more access to the world than just
boring http and ftp :)

Christian Wilson
IT Security and Risk Manager, Infrastructure Services
Information Technology Services, Monash University - Clayton
Phone: +61 3 990 51187

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