OS/2 SOCKS server

This is a very simple SOCKS server for OS/2. It supports version 4 of the SOCKS protocol. This is the version supported directly by the OS/2 TCP/IP stack, so it is not necessary to use special 'socksified' clients.

You will also need a name server package, since name serving is done using UDP, and SOCKS version 4 supports TCP only. You can get a small one from here.

This SOCKS server contains no security checks; it's just provided as a lightweight server to permit access to an Internet connection from multiple clients. There are other ways of doing this, but this one is cheap (free!) and consumes few resources.

The SOCKD.ZIP file includes the following:

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Last Updated: 21st October 2016
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