squid & samba

Leigh Finch l_finch at austarnet.com.au
Tue Mar 19 23:19:35 EST 2002

On Tue, 19 Mar 2002 14:11, you wrote:
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> 	I have a question regarding connecting to an ftp site via a squid proxy on
> one of my clients. I can connect to most ftp sites no problems, but some
> ftp sites just don't work, i get a message saying theres a timeout (or
> similar,) thats using IE 5.5, but if i connect on the linux box, I can
> connect through the proxy without any problems.
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> Sounds just like what we are experiencing with Win2K.  From what I can make
> out, IE is "so clever" that i decides to handle ftp requests as a native
> windows request.
> Despite the settings in IE to use your proxy, it won't use it (nothing in
> the access log, nor any TCP connections from Win to squid).
> I've not come across any fix for this yet, I've also been wondering if it
> was just me that had really noticed it (or was affected by it).
> I'm not sure if IE6 handles it any differently (read "better"), I'll try
> and do some testing.
> Michael


does anyone know if netscape (or any other browsers) will get me arond this 

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