perlbal as http proxy / acl enforcer

Cahill, Earl ecahill at
Wed Sep 20 23:15:17 UTC 2006

Funny you should say that.  I kind of gave up on perlbal and switched to
squid a couple days ago :)


-----Original Message-----
From: Brad Fitzpatrick [mailto:brad at] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 3:25 PM
To: Cahill, Earl
Cc: perlbal at
Subject: Re: perlbal as http proxy / acl enforcer

Squid might be better at that (outgoing HTTP proxy).  Perlbal's a better
incoming HTTP proxy (reverse proxy).

On Fri, 15 Sep 2006, Cahill, Earl wrote:

> Let's supposing I have a box that disables port 80 outgoing
> but it turns out I would like to allow port 80 connections to
> Can someone walk me through or point me to some extant example of how
> could have perlbal listen on port 80, proxy the requests going to
>, and deny the request otherwise?  Please?  Do I need to speak
> HTTP myself or does perlbal help out with that?
> Thanks,
> Earl

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