Transparent Proxy and Redirecting Sockets

Luca Bongiorni bongio87 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 16:47:30 CET 2013


2013/2/21 Rodrick Brown <rodrick.brown at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Luca Bongiorni <bongio87 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>> Around I have found plenty useful sources about TCP transparent proxies.
>> However I am still missing how to make socket redirection.
>>
>> What I would like to do is:
>>
>> host_A <--> PROXY <--> host_B
>>               ^
>>               |
>> host_C <------
>>
>> At the beginning the proxy is simply forwarding the data between A and B.
>> Subsequently, when a parser catches the right pattern, the proxy quit the
>> communication between A and B and redirect all the traffic to the host_C.
>>
>> I would be pleased if someone would suggest me some resources or hints.
>>
>>
> Are you looking for a Python way of doing this? I would highly recommend
> taking a look at ha-proxy as its very robust, simple and fast. If you're
> looking to implement this in Python code you may want to use a framework
> like Twisted - http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/wiki/TwistedProject
>
> Twisted provides many functionality that can leverage to accomplish this
> task.
>

Thank you for the hint. I will start to delve on it right now.
Cheers,
Luca


>
>
>> Thank you :)
>> Cheers,
>> Luca
>>
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