"Unlike the Web Proxy, the WinSock Proxy component provides extended,
transparent functionality past the HTTP, FTP gopther, &SSL protocol
suite into a wide range of non-Web protocols such as streaming audio &
video. Whereas the Web Proxy requires explicit client knowledge of the
proxy, the WinSock Proxy operates transparently without any modification
to the clients program's protocol."
Although I'm still unsure of the exactly what you are trying to do, I
think the answer is yes. The WinSock Proxy allows you to add service
ports so I believe you could add in HTTP, Gopher and others if you
"Simplify - There is no value in complexity, it's too difficult to
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Keenan [SMTP:nick @
> Sent: Friday, June 13, 1997 9:28 AM
> To: firewalls @
> Subject: MS Proxy Server and SOCKS4/ mapped links/ plugs
> [This is a rephrasing of an earlier question that got no responses]
> I have a client who is using MS Proxy server, and wants to use
> clients. Is it possible to set up MS Proxy server so that you don't
> to use the ms-proxy client -- i.e. to use SOCKS or mapped links?
> Any clues are appreciated.