Thanks to all that responded:
Marc P. Rinfret
js> I discovered today that Netscape/iPlanet appear to be droping their
js> Proxy server product. Does anybody have suggestions for an
js> alternative? The Directory of Information Security is a UNIX fan, and
js> would like to keep this service running on a UNIX platform.
js> Our requirements are that it be a product with available service, and
js> support LDAP authentication.
I got suggestions for a number of possibilities:
Most people suggested this product.
This apparently only runs on HPUX, we are a Sun shop.
requiring socks-aware clients are something to avoid.
Apparently Bull is the company that Netscape sold their proxy
server to. It is supposedly included in the AccessMaster
product. Possibly severe overkill for what we want to do.
Inktomi Traffic Server (http://www.inktomi.com/products/network/traffic/)
This looks like another heavyduty application, it is used by
many large sites including AOL.
Squid 2.x looks like it might meet our needs. Thanks for all the
Many people also asked for information about Netscape droping support
for their Proxy Server product. Here are a few key URLs:
The Proxy Server 3.5x Product Maturity/EOL statement.
Netscape's End-Of-Life page.
-- Johnie Stafford The Associates Core UNIX Engineering email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org (unix) 972/652-2822
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