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MSN Messenger Access through Transparent Proxy settings

Posted on 2006-07-07
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i am using Linux 9.0 and Squid proxy with Transparent proxy. Internet browsing is working fine but MSN messenger is not working. IPtables settings are given below

Iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -s 192.168.3.0/255.255.255.0 -i eth1 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to 8080

please guide keeping in mind that i am new on Linux.
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MSN doesn't go through squid proxy.. you have to relax the iptables for MSN.  The ports are:

* TCP/UDP 6901 Outward [Voice Messages]
* TCP 6981-6900 Inward/Outward [File Transfer]
* TCP 1863 Outward [Messaging]
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