[RC5-PROXYPER] WinNT personal proxy using HTTP incompatible with proxy build 278 and up
gnd at fc.hp.com
Thu Jun 25 10:35:19 EDT 1998
I've been using a personal proxy under WinNT to feed a
bunch of machines behind a firewall. I set the proxy
up to use HTTP encoding. It was working for the last
two weeks, although it could only connect to
I just noticed yesterday in the proxy network status
webpage that rc5warped.ml.org was the only site listed
using "build 277"; all the others use 278 or 279.
Today my proxy can't connect to rc5warped at all, and I
notice that that site is now on build 278.
Note that a standard client running on the same machine as
my proxy can connect to most of the proxies using HTTP, so
it's not a firewall problem. I conclude that the personal
proxy, at least for WinNT, is broken.
I looked at the CGI requests being sent thru the firewall
and they are clearly different between the client and the
personal proxy. Perhaps the personal proxy code needs to
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