[Shorewall-newbies] Connection Authentication?

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Wed Feb 25 12:41:12 PST 2004


On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Matt wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Is it possible to set-up connection authentication, so that when
> somebody tries to connect to a host in the Internet they are asked to
> supply a username & password?
>

This type of policing is not feasible in a packet filter like Netfilter.
You need a proxy such as Squid.

-Tom
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