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    Setting up a transparent proxy (for a Davis weather station IP logger)

    Hi,

    Short time lurker Ė first time poster!

    Iím looking for some suggestions as to the best way to proceed with setting up a Davis weather station IP logger, however the actual problem is not necessarily confined to setting up a weather station.

    I work in a school, and we connect via a proxy server.

    The software on board the weather station IP logger Ďautomaticallyí connects to a website and uploads various data. The problem lies with the fact that there is no way to specify a proxy server (just a static IP address only)

    Iím looking, I guess, for a bit of software that would transparently translate the IP logger traffic up to the proxy server (as I canít set it on the actual IP logger itself)

    Thanks,

    Robin.

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    Can you not just get a firewall/change request to your local GfL between the weather stations IP and the website?

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    Is there any way you can get them to update the software to allow for input of proxies?

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    Getting the software updated isn't an option (their tech support hasn't been to good) however I have contacted my LEA to see if it might be possible to get some kind of direct connection to the net without having to go through the proxy/firewall.

    thanks!

    robin.

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    smoothwall express as a transparent proxy - then update client with this as the default gateway.

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    Some programs won't let you specify a proxy BUT will follow the connection settings in IE.

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    Smoothwall or something along those lines are kind of what I'm suspecting. No go on IE (proxy settings) as it is a stand-alone unit that plugs directly into a network - small box with an ethernet port on it, with a simple web interface.

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