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The proxy is a very simple perl-based transparent proxy, specialized for intercepting the RnsProtocol requests.


As presented, it can't stand alone -- you'll have to get requests to it somehow.

With a linux 2.4 machine using iptables acting as your NAT server/router, something like

iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp -d  --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 4081
iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp -d --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 4081
does it. For other routers, you'll need to do something else.

It may not be possible with the consumer-grade appliances. Another possiblity would be to have the DNS server used by the Replay lie to it, giving your PC's IP address when queried for; in this case, the proxy would need to run on port 80.


If the proxy was totally transparent, there'd be little point to it.


Each request is logged to a file in the logs directory; this can be disabled by setting $logs=0; early in the script.

Shell Commands

If there's a shellcmds file in the current directory, its contents are returned in response to the request for shell commands, in place of the actual response (which is usually empty). This is an easy way to execute shell commands (other ways, or possible ways: PanelScriptExec?, PTVIO, modifying StartupScript?).

Some interesting commands to experiment with are


There may be bugs in the proxy, preventing proper communication between the two sides. That could easily lead to channel guide problems and could conceivably lead to more serious problems. Running shell commands is always risky and may have unexpected, unintended, permanently disasterous consequences. Be careful out there.

-- ToddLarason - 11 Mar 2002

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