[Shorewall-newbies] Shorewall bridging

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Tue Mar 9 13:26:48 PST 2004


On Tuesday 09 March 2004 12:59 pm, Tom Eastep wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 March 2004 12:49 pm, Sakthivel Subramanian wrote:
> > Tom,
> >
> > Currently I have a firewall machine with shorewall running on a 3
> > interface configuration, the firewall machine also acts a proxy server
> > (SQUID). I am thinking of replacing it with a bridged firewall with
> > shorewall. If I switch to a bridged firewall and assign an IP to the
> > bridge interface can I still use the firewall machine as a web proxy ?
>
> I don't know. One of the reasons that I am making the experimental bridging
> code available is so people can try it and find out what does and doesn't
> work.
>

This question made me curious so I installed Squid on my bridge/firewall and 
tried it. Works fine, even in transparent mode.

-Tom
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