[clug-talk] my ipcop box
gustin at echostar.ca
Tue May 16 16:05:05 PDT 2006
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Mitchell Brown wrote:
> Turn on transparent proxy in the Services -> proxy tab. Click enable
> proxy and click transparent.
> Okay, just did that. Went back to SquidGuard, reenabled it. Still,
> everytime I goto playboy.com <http://playboy.com> I get sexy
> centerfolds! Grr!
> Ps: I accidentally cleared the "Allowed IPS:" box and don't remember
> what was in it. I'm thinking maybe that had something to do with it?
That is just local non routed IPs that are allowed. The default in this
10.0.0.0/8 172.16.0.0/12 192.168.0.0/16
What does the status of squidguard say?
- From the command line of the IPcop box, what happens when you type:
ps axf |grep squidGuard
>>Also, what ISP uses 10.0.0.1 <http://10.0.0.1/> as its DNS server?
> That seems somewhat
> Hehe. Well, see theyre a wireless ISP (Community Networks). They provide
> rural internet all over southern AB. So, they also have all their
> towers/clients on 10.x.x.x ... I know this because I used to work there.
> The core router is 10.0.0.1 <http://10.0.0.1> - and then all the towers
> in various areas are 10.0.5.1 <http://10.0.5.1> and whatnot. So, if I'm
> on Prarie Royale 2 (which I am) and its ip is 10.0.5.1
> <http://10.0.5.1>, then my wireless dish's IP turns out to be 10.0.5.11
> <http://10.0.5.11> (I'm just the 11th person).
> My friend who lives a few miles away is also on PR2, his dish's ip is
> 10.0.5.97 <http://10.0.5.97> I think. And like, people in Strathmore
> have another tower number. Can't remember which number it is though.
> They have about a dozen towers.
> So, when you look at it from that point of view, it kiiiind of makes sense.
Likely platinum then. I am less than impressed with the
price/performance ratio of the local wireless providers. They are lucky
that they don't usually compete with Telus and Shaw, who for all their
problems, have spoiled me with cheap, fast, and plentiful bandwidth.
The business arena is different, as terrago usually smokes Shaw and
telus, but it costs significantly more, and they have a tighter grip on
bandwidth. Its why I lease servers in the US, as uncomfortable as that
makes me. The economics of co-lo or locally provided pipes does not
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