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[DeleGate-En] Re: yysh issues.
13 May 2010 23:52:56 GMT (Yutaka Sato)
The DeleGate Project


In message <_A4807@delegate-en.ML_> on 05/13/10(17:22:20)
you <> wrote:
 |> A Web browser (as a HTTP proxy client) have nothing to do with
 |> host name resolusion.  It simply pass a hostname to a proxy server
 |> and the proxy server (YYSH server in this case) does the resolution.
 |> Thus the DNS forwarding by "-yfd" will never used in this case.
 |It most definitely will be used, since it is providing native DNS on
 |localhost (port 53) and OS name resolution is pointing to localhost. An
 |http proxy alone is not enough for a client to resolve names - I don't know
 |why, but I think the client or the client's OS needs to resolve routing
 |before passing the name to the proxy - seems unnecessary, but Firefox
 |definitely does this.
 |Interesting what you say, since I agree it should be unnecessary to
 |resolve before passing to a proxy, but I live in China and one cannot
 |access sites like Facebook through a proxy alone because the DNS is
 |redirected overriding the proxy servers DNS.

Hmm... it might be because you are using a kind of automatic proxy
configuration (by .pac file) based on domain names or have a static
exclusion list of destination hosts in your browser configuration.

  9 9   Yutaka Sato <>
 ( ~ )  National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
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