[ILUG-BOM] Proxy restrictions

LInux LOver liloindia@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Thu Sep 6 12:29:02 IST 2001


Yahoo messenger can run behind proxy and ftp can do as well...
In Yahoo Messenger Select - Login ->Preferences ->Connections->Select use
proxy and fill in ur proxy details.
There is also a program acailable on the net for tunnelling icq through
http.
regards
lilo
----- Original Message -----
From: <shahazad at linuxplanet.nu>
To: <linuxers at mm.ilug-bom.org.in>
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 11:49 AM
Subject: [ILUG-BOM] Proxy restrictions


> Hi guys,
> recently in my company the sys admin has setup a squid proxy which is now
> restricting me to access yahoo messnger & other services like ftp, telnet
etc.
> it is only allowing http on 8080.
>
> before my network didnt have a proxy & all requests were going to the
router so
> i could directly ping or telnet any server as if i was directly connected
to
> the net.
>
> but now as i am behind a proxy i cannot use any service like telnet or ftp
..
> & if i telnet to my local proxy & verify my login it logs me in but as no
shell
> is provided i get disconnected .. basically all this is done so that we
dont
> waste the bandwidth or misuse it... huh ..
>
> now what i want to do is i want to run yahoo messenger/icq, telnet, ftp ..
i
> have used Kiwibox for chat but i want to connect through my usual yahoo
> messger/icq ..so how do i go about it ...?
>
> my office proxy is --> Squid/2.3.STABLE4 ..
>
> I am also unable to check my other POP3's except my official one ..
>
> so is there any way .. i could some how tweak or do something to enjoy
these
> services ..  ;-)
>
>
> Thanx in advance
> cheers~
> </shahazad>
>
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