Solved

free proxy software for win2k server

Posted on 2001-08-16
5
330 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-07
I'm looking for a free proxy software for win2k server that all the ISA server can do. thanks if not free, what's the cloest alternative, we cannot afford the ISA server. the current setup is win2k server(NAT DHCP DNS WINS VPN)
0
Comment
Question by:foxhound
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:AvonWyss
ID: 6396028
You can find a whole bunch of freeware, shareware and commercial proxy servers here:
http://www.davecentral.com/connprox.html

In conjunction with the NAT setup (which already can do a lot of things, like mapping inbound ports to private addresses and such), I believe that the only missing thing is mainly the caching facility.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:cfarca
ID: 6397083
In adition to the above sugestions, take a look at the comments from thisquestion, it may help.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=networkgen&qid=20169664
Regards, Chris.
0
 

Author Comment

by:foxhound
ID: 6397176
u're right, i need the cache ability and does NAT already does the job of firewall? if not, i need one with firewall too. which one particular is good? thanks
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
AvonWyss earned 50 total points
ID: 6397343
foxhound, by design, a NAT shields the internal computers from access by other computers. The NAT server is accessed, and if the NAT server knows that the data packet which arrived was requested by a PC in the internal network, it will pass it on. If not, it will discard the packet, thus efficiently blocking access to listening ports on internal machines.

Of course, the NAT does not do content, port or application-based blocking and therefore does not offer the capabilities of a full-blow firewall. However, NAT does do a fair job as SOHO firewall as long as the NAT server is properly configured (that it, not vulnerable itself).
0
 

Author Comment

by:foxhound
ID: 6399141
thanks for the tip, so any advice into which proxy i can use that will integrate nicely with my win2k NAT setup, and provide caching? thanks
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

PRTG Network Monitor lets you monitor your bandwidth usage, so you know who is using up your bandwidth, and what they're using it for.
I had an issue with InstallShield not being able to use Computer Browser service on Windows Server 2012. Here is the solution I found.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question