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"With the introduction of Adobe Flash Player 9,0,124,0, Flash Player will not make a socket connection directly to a server without first obtaining explicit permission from that server. This will require some systems and networks to open up ports or run new services in order to support granting permission."
This daemon handle this with performance in mind : it's written in C and with libev which permits use of KQUEUE (BSD) or EPOLL instead of SELECT/POLL.
It has been tested successfully on the following systems :
Here's the engine's process :
To compile :
Run make and follow instructions...
To test it :
perl -e 'printf "<policy-file-request/>"' | nc MACHINE PORT
Matthieu Guegan <matthieu.guegan AT virtua DOT ch> for Virtua SA