please help, its urgent

By rasty · 8 replies
Sep 5, 2007
  1. dear all,
    i am trying to download a file.mp3... but i cant because of filters on my office's internet. my suggestion is just direct the files from the server to another webserver that supports ftp, and i can change the files there either by splitting or changing file format, and from there i will download modified, do is there any software to do that divertion??????
    thank you all for your support
  2. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,471   +375

    you could always try using a proxy server, rather than doing all that tedious work. try googling/scroogling/yahooing "free proxy server" and see if that search isn't blocked.
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

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  4. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    Sorry - crusty old fart time here. If your office network is stopping you doing this then there is probably a good reason. If it is office related, surely your network admin wallah would not have a problem with lowering the barriers?
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,475   +126

    Sounds like you have bluecoat (The Blue Coat SG family of appliances delivers a scalable proxy platform architecture to secure Web communications and accelerate delivery of business applications) hardware device in place there and websense is running.. Proxy will only allow so much but if you have those to install on your domain, then you're not going to get through.. Just go home and get what you want stick it on USB jump drive and call it a day and come into tomorrow with your mp3..
  6. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    As AlbertLionheart stated. There is probably a reason why you are not allowed to do this while on your office network.

    Can this not wait until you get home at night and do it on your personal computer?

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
  7. rasty

    rasty TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thank you madboyv1 ,the only reply i liked. but for others,what are you talking about,that is a case anyone of you may see someday,may be i wanted to get that skill just for educational manner,may be if i fined the way also i would never download a single file,because i have thousands of mp3's and i am in a country nothing legal found,you guys speaking about.but its a question and i want to fined the answer.
    you all have to go and start teaching good behaviours in primary school. good luck for you there and good luck for myself too,but special thanx to madboyv1,that with reading his reply i didnt lost time.
  8. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,471   +375

    What the others said does have some precedence Ratsy. It is often part of a company's "proper network utilization" policy that employee's do not use company systems or the company Internet network for anything other than work. Though sometimes lenient in its enforcement of such a policy, many companies do opt for websense or proxy based network control to keep its employee's on track.

    You are welcome for the information I gave you, but please heed the words of the others; I've seen people fired because of improper network utilization. It may not have been a single MP3 file, but you never know. =/
  9. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Rasty, the problem is you came in here with your first post and had a terrible thread title, infact I didn't even read this thread initially because of it. People that say something is urgent piss me off around here. If its urgent pay someone to fix the problem right then, don't beg a group of volunteers.

    Then you basically asked how to circumvent a policy set up by your workplace. That type of question isn't well recieved around here, which explains the lack of posts telling you how to do so.

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    0. Nothing Illegal
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