FreeBSD router and WCCP

Steve Bertrand iaccounts at
Mon Nov 19 07:47:49 PST 2007

>> I am familiar with IPFW, but I'd like to know all options in order to
>> choose the best one.
>> I would very much prefer to do this in a way without having to have
>> Squid running on the box, but will if I have to.
> If filtering is all you want, you don't have to set up squid as a
> caching proxy. I.e. it won't need much RAM and disk space. I have
> yet to set up ICAP (with c-icap) in our workshop, but from
> discussions on squid mailing lists it seems ICAP is in a pretty
> usable state, both in squid 2.x and 3.x.

Essentially, I simply need a method to redirect layer 3/4 traffic
destined for anything:80 from the router to the appliance.

I've got a few options now, so I'll be testing all of them in the coming

Thanks for your suggestions.


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