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Old 08-16-2004, 07:51 PM   #1
BruceCadieux
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Password protect internet access?


Is there a way to password protect internet access?

Simply don't want the machine to be able to get on the internet unless the user supplies a password.

Also don't want the folks who will be permitted to use the net to have root password.

Only one user account, I want it so that when someone attempts to access the net they are prompted for a password, if they can't supply it, then they are denied.
 
Old 08-16-2004, 10:36 PM   #2
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you can use a proxy server like squid. Here is a link that will give you the basics of configuring squid.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...38#post1112638

Here is another link about restricting internet access using passwords

Squid Auth config - http://www.devet.org/squid/proxy_auth/

You can download squid from www.squidcache.org

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