Re: [Emerald] IP

Don Barron ( (no email) )
Tue, 18 May 1999 14:11:13 +0930

>You can not direct the user to the page you want if the user enable the
>proxy, because the web server will think the request come from proxy
>server's IP instead of users IP. Only your proxy server can tell where the
>request come from, whatever you do on webserver is irelevent, I try with
>Windows NT IIS4.0 and ASP script, without proxy enabled, it worked perfect,
>with proxy enabled, it did not work.

We block all port 80 requests and make users use the proxy.
Thats why Squid is a wonderful proxy and so is having redirection scripts on
it or squirm :-))

>So the best possible way to give the user IP address which has no access to
>the proxy server, when the user's proxy is enabled, proxy server will
>a web page says your access id denied, error # xxxx, which you can
>this page to response to error message and redirect to your signup or
>payment page, it work well even customer switch to other ISP and forget to
>change the proxy setting. While on the other hand the web server should
>deal with those customer do not have proxy enabled.
>To implement those, Emerald must record the subaccount type when the call
>was made, so when you make some trigger or schedule to chnage those cutomer
>to other subaccount type, Emerald could consolidate those calls properly.

but how do you do this part

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Don Barron <>
>To: <>
>Date: Tuesday, May 18, 1999 11:20 AM
>Subject: Re: [Emerald] IP
>>Well is there a way to make it so that anyone who's password does not work
>>it lets them on with a fake IP ?
>>Then I can direct them to a webpage that atleast says your password does
>>work so dont bother to dial again, just ring our support line. We seem to
>>have l/users who keep dialling and then blame me for a wicked phone bill
>>not getting connected.
>>Don Barron
>>World-Link Internet
>>Thought of the Day:
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Dale E. Reed Jr. <>
>>To: <>
>>Date: Tuesday, 18 May 1999 12:36
>>Subject: Re: [Emerald] IP
>>>Don Barron wrote:
>>>> Is there a way after a users time has expired that you can configure
>>>> to allow a user to still log in but give them a fake IP ( for
>>eg ).
>>>> This way I can configure the proxy to take them to a web page that says
>>>> account has expired, give me your credit card number and you can have
>>>> time after you redial. ?
>>>Not currently. This is something we are looking into adding in the
>>>future, though.
>>>Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT
>>>IEA Software, Inc.