Re: IP transparent proxy

Alan Cox (
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 23:34:09 +0000 (GMT)

> It is pretty easy to fix, but I'd like to know,
> for what useful purpose "transparent proxy" can be used?
> I see no cases, where its functionality cannot be replaced
> with masquerading/NAT.

Gauntlet type stuff. Transparent redirection to local secure services.

Very useful indeed, tho I agree with some of the implementation comments