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SOCKS5 proxy server in RHEL 5


Is any SOCKS5 proxy server packaged as part of RHEL5?? Which are the better alternatives to use.??


  • prashantkadre
    use squid as your proxy server . Having 2 ethernet cards one for outboud ip and other one for internal ip.
    you will get detail configuration infromation on red hat official site.


  • mfillpot
    mfillpot Posts: 2,177
    I agree with Prashant that squid would be a good option for a proxy server and it is well supported by every linux distro that I have used.

    As for the SOCKS5 server software, I attempted to locate it to see if it is linux compatible, the links I found did say it will work on linux distros ( http://www.yingjenie.com/ying/linux/socks5/index.html), unfortunately I could not find the official site or where to get the source code from.


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