OT: solutions for FTP proxy?

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Thu Jan 18 20:49:46 CST 2007


On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 02:52:02PM +1000, Tony van Lingen wrote:
> G'day,
> 
> This is not specifically PowerEdge related, or even Linux, so sorry for 
> posting it here but I've so far been unsuccessful in finding other 
> avenues...
> 
> I'm looking for a replacement for our current FTP-Proxy solution which 
> our provider will switch off by the end of the month. They're using the 
> quite old Firewall Toolkit, which is probably not a very good solution 
> even if I could find a place to download it (which I can't). The 
> replacement must be a native-FTP, http-based FTP such as offered by 
> Apache and Squid won't do as they don't allow command-line ftp clients 
> to log in/pass through (or I'm missing something -quite possible). Suse 
> had something apparently but I can't find the download site for it 
> anymore -maybe Novell canned it when they bought them out?
> 
> The question is: does anyone on the list run an FTP proxy to allow 
> outbound ftp traffic? Any suggestions as to where to look for 
> information? (I did try Google..)

I know some people using FROX:
http://frox.sourceforge.net/

Can say how good it is compared to others myself, but by accounts, it
works pretty well.

Thanks,
Matt

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Matt Domsch
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