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Re: [vox-tech] HOWTO: use your domain search path with omsoft'sproxy.

Err...  You can just add "ucdavis.edu" to /etc/resolv.conf and ALL your
apps that use TCP/IP should search the ucdavis.edu domain... WITHOUT
proxy.  Example:

   search localdomain ucdavis.edu

I *think* that's what you're trying to do, right?


On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Ken Bloom wrote:

> I wanted to be able to set my domain search path to ucdavis.edu and
> type http://my/ for my.ucdavis.edu or http://sisweb/ for
> sisweb.ucdavis.edu, and Omsoft's proxy wouldn't let me. (I actually
> wanted to just type "my", and my web browsers will add on the http://
> stuff for me)
> I installed Squid on my computer last night, becuase another piece of
> software I wanted required it, and I was able to take advantage of it
> to solve that problem.
> I added to /etc/squid.conf
> redirect_program /usr/local/bin/squidrewrite
> redirect_rewrites_host_header on
> and in /usr/local/bin/squidrewrite, I put:
> #!/usr/bin/perl
> #inspired by the Squid 1.1 release notes
> $|=1;
> while (<>) {
>    s@http://([^./]*)/@http://\1.ucdavis.edu/@ unless /http...localhost/;
>    print;
> }
> The result works decently well (This still won't handle things like
> http://wwwcsif.cs/). Now I just have to set all my web
> browsers to use that proxy.
> I run all my own servers because I trust nobody.
> On that note, does anybody know of a free replacement for nntpcache
> that they've gotten to work? I tried newscache but couldn't make it
> work.
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