[Chugalug] Need traffic filter solution

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 7 21:42:02 UTC 2012


Quoting Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>:
>
> If you want good answers, I highly encourage good questions.  There
> are way too many smart-asses on this list.  Speaking of which, what
> does your corporate proxy filter and firewall have to do with DNS
> queries?  I admit that it took less time to compose the email than it
> would have been to go to http://whatismyip.com and then create an
> account at OpenDNS and configure that IP address, then run a dig or
> nslookup from commandline to compare the answers given from, say
> 8.8.8.8 vs OpenDNS servers, but the fact that you had to ask shows you
> could learn a little bit about how DNS works from a local resolver
> standpoint.  I encourage you to conduct this little experiment from
> home if an outbound DNS query is job-risking for you....
>
Dave, we have a pretty strict policy here. I'm not about to go FSCKING  
around with network settings just to test something out.


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