[tproxy] Is tproxy a real transparent proxy?

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Mon Jun 8 11:43:50 CEST 2009

On Wed, 2009-06-03 at 22:43 +0100, mtpr wrote:
> I think tproxy cannot run in accelerated mode, so a REVERSE transparent 
> proxy seems impossible to setup.
> There is a phrase in http://wiki.squid-cache.org/Features/Tproxy4 that says:
> "...The way TPROXYv4 works makes it incompatible with NAT interception, 
> reverse-proxy acceleration, and standard proxy traffic. The intercept, 
> accel and related flags cannot be set on the same http_port with tproxy 
> flag."
> Is there someone who build a reverse transparent proxy anyway, or is 
> there another way of building one?

I don't see why this would be the case. We are doing reverse proxying
without problems with our Zorp firewall product (which we implemented
TProxy for)


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