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From: "Alex Pimperton" <Alex () MAGDALENSTREET CO UK>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 23:19:45 -0000


Try using www.astaro.org

Its primarily a firewall, but it has a proxy (squid), good logging and reporting options, and an easy web interface.

You can either buy an appliance or the software, and use it on a server you already own.

It can also be set up for high availability, and the licence fee is miniscule compared to ISA and the likes.

Alex

-----Original Message-----
From: Ivan Coric [mailto:ivan.coric () workcoverqld com au]
Sent: 18 November 2003 23:03
To: security-basics () securityfocus com; DLanagan () sterlinginsurancegroup com
Subject: Re: ISA server

Dave,
If linux is an option, check out Squid.

http://www.squid-cache.org/
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/resource_files/server_security/squid/squid-
book/book1.htm

cheers
Ivan


Ivan Coric, CISSP
IT Technical Security Officer
Information Technology
WorkCover Queensland
Ph: (07) 30066414 Fax: (07) 30066424
Email: ivan.coric () workcoverqld com au

"David Lanagan" <DLanagan () sterlinginsurancegroup com> 11/18/03 10:22pm

Guys,
  I'm looking for a good quality proxy product.  I've got 2 Internet links
in 2 sites (connected via WAN) and I want a product that will act as a
proxy for each site but also allow the clients to go from one to the other
in the event of failure.  I know that ISA server does this as part of a
Proxy array but the enterprise version is something liek £4.5k a piece!!
Way to expensive when I'm not using the firewall side of it!
  Talking of which, second question.... how do you rate ISA server as a
whole?

Thanks for your help in advance!

Dave.


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Tel: 020 8334 1548
Fax: 020 8948 0161
Mail: dlanagan () sterlinginsurancegroup com


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