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Subject: Re: WWW proxy to cut off Java.
From: "Mike Weaver, Senior Systems Consultant" <mike @ esr . com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 96 18:39:09 EDT
To: <Firewalls @ GreatCircle . COM>

Raptor Systems has also announced a patch for its Eagle Firewall that will 
allow their httpd to now support filtering based on mime types, the most 
important consequence of which is that you can now filter out Java applets. 
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Original Text
>From nreadwin @
 london .
 micrognosis .
 com (Neil Readwin), on 6/4/96 8:06 PM:
> Because JavaScript is typically embedded within your HTML, you really
> can't block it at the firewall.

But you can try - Carl Claunch wrote a patch to the TIS http-gw that will
filter java and javascript out of HTML as it goes by. Details are at

	http://www.hdshq.com/fixes/fwtk/welcome.html

Pointers to various other fwtk patches are at

	http://www.micrognosis.com/%7enreadwin/fwtk.html

fwtk related followups to the fwtk-users list please. Neil.
-- 
 "For some reason all the very worst install scripts are written in csh."
  Geoff. Lane. (in bofh.jobfh.misc)

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