TPACT: the Transparent Proxy Agent Control proTocol

May 7, 1999


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TPACT: the Transparent Proxy Agent Control proTocol

outline of our talk

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transparent caches

typical cache setup

the role of TPACT

what control traffic?

why write a standard?

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wpad: web proxy autodiscovery

snmp: why not use it?

other related protocols

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the basic design

redirection semantics

NAT and GRE

authentication

current status

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library design issues

library functions

issues, issues..

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our best laid plans

squid implementation

FreeBSD switch

thatís all, folks!

Author: Jeremy Elson

Email: jelson@circlemud.org

Home Page: http://www.circlemud.org/~jelson

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