> > For what it's worth, I've written an AOL relay demon that is freely
> > available for the asking. AOL is just using a single outbound TCP
> > channel, so it's not complicated. The demon logs connections,
> > forces connections to AOL (only), and runs as "nobody" (or anybody
> > else you like) under inetd.
> Huh? How does this differ from running a plug-gw?
> Logs connections.
> Forces connections to a specific host/port.
> Runs as nobody under inetd.
> Does AOL need something more complex than this?
Nope... I set it up about 15 months ago at a major corporate site...
You should have reasonable timeouts of course.