Squid caching server

I’ve already wrote about setting up a Linux transparent squid proxy system. However I’m getting lots of questions about Squid basic installation and configuration: How do I install Squid Proxy server on CentOS 5 Liinux server? Sure Squid server is a popular open source GPLd proxy and web cache. It has a variety of uses, […]

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So how do you limit the number of simultaneous web connections from a client browser system using the open source Squid proxy server? You need to use squid ACCESS CONTROLS feature called maxconn. It puts a limit on the maximum number of connections from a single client IP address. It is an ACL that will […]

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Explains how to use squid proxy server with OpenLDAP, or active directory authentication using squid_ldap_auth module.

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For fine control you may need to use Squid proxy server authentication. This will only allow authorized users to use proxy server. You need to use proxy_auth ACLs to configure ncsa_auth module. Browsers send the user’s authentication in the Authorization request header. If Squid gets a request and the http_access rule list gets to a […]

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Session support in PHP consists of a way to preserve certain data across subsequent accesses. This enables you to build more customized applications and increase the appeal of your web site.

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We run fairly large squid caching proxy server. There are commercial products are also available. So sometime you may need benchmark caching proxy server. As business grows everyday you may need to evaluate certain aspects of core business in advance. This process of measuring the performance of a product or service is must for real […]

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Y’day I got a chance to play with Squid and iptables. My job was simple : Setup Squid proxy as a transparent server. Main benefit of setting transparent proxy is you do not have to setup up individual browsers to work with proxies. My Setup: i) System: HP dual Xeon CPU system with 8 GB […]

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