Re: SOCKS for CU-SeeMe?

Bob Quinn (
Fri, 8 Sep 95 10:48:57 EDT

> I have a "firewall" between my Internet connection and our
> local net. I run "SOCKS" on it for security.
> Is there any interest in adding "SOCKS" support to CU-SeeMe?

Version 4 of the Socks protocol--the current de facto standard--
is connection-oriented, so it cannot forward the datagrams (UDP
packets) that CU-SeeMe uses. Socks Version 5, currently in
draft form on the IETF's RFC track, does provide UDP forwarding.


 Bob Quinn                                   
 FTP Software, Inc.                                No. Andover, MA