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Old 01-05-2005, 07:49 AM   #1
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Ip forwarding or Squid server?


I running a home LAN, one linux PC and a Win PC, the first one acts as gateway using ip forwarding. It runs pretty fast, at least much more faster than when I had a win gateway. Should I stick with this or is squid a better option for me?? Which one has a better performance??
 
Old 01-05-2005, 12:56 PM   #2
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Any ideas, anyone??
 
Old 01-20-2005, 04:00 PM   #3
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Regular IP forwarding is probably as fast as you can get. If you want to use the other functions that squid provides, then use squid.
 
Old 01-20-2005, 04:14 PM   #4
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i have used both

what i feel is that Squid is good for large organizations
where u have some good bandwidth
it has some overheads with it also, like checking the cache etc
i used to get more misses than hits
so i dropped squid and shifted to ip forwarding

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