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 From:  Spam Safe <spamsafe at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] block domains providing spywares in m0n0wall
 Date:  Sat, 6 Nov 2004 13:01:27 +0800
hi,
 
 is it possible to add squid proxy to the machine where monowall is installed?
 the pc where monowall installed is a powerfull pc
 
 thanks
 
 
 
> 
> On Wed, 3 Nov 2004 13:56:15 -0000, Chris Bagnall <m0n0wall at minotaur dot cc> wrote:
> > > theres a spywarelist file thats available at spywareguide.com
> > > i want to block those domains listed in that file using
> > > m0n0wall how can i do that?
> >
> > I would really suggest adding an extra machine running something like Squid
> > if at all possible. The problem with blocking domains/IPs from the router is
> > that the browser will return a 404 for that page, which may be undesirable
> > if it's only blocking, say, a few images on a given page (makes the page
> > look unsightly if it's got 404 errors in various spots on it).
> >
> > With a separate proxy:
> > 1) you're reducing the amount of work your m0n0 box has to do, especially
> > important if it's a low-spec box
> > 2) with a dedicated proxy you can redirect blocked connections to something
> > less intrusive, such as a 1-pixel transparent image called "killed.gif" ;-)
> > This will make webpages with some blocked content still readable.
> > 3) it's easier to upgrade the list as required, especially if you define it
> > as a Squid ACL (access control list) in a separate file. Then you can simply
> > replace the file as updated versions of the list become available.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Chris
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