Transparent email proxy

Olivier Nicole on at
Mon Jul 16 05:49:17 UTC 2007


> With the firewall, it is easy to make the use of the outgoing mail  
> hub compulsory.  Is there some reason beyond that that you want to do  
> things transparently?

Yes, I should have been a bit more specific. As university department,
we receive a number of visitors, when they have been in the plane for
24 hours, they usually want to check their email: each time we have to
inform them that they can only send through our mail gateway, and they
have to temporarily change their setting for the duration fo their
visit, and remember to change back when they left: that is annoying
(and I am not always around to tell them why they cannot send their

That is why I am thinking about transparent redirection.

Best regards,


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