Setting up Squid 2.5 for Internet Cafe
I am opening up a internet cafe and I am setting up a Squid Server (v2.5) for about 50 Computers. I am only using a aDSL connection @ 1024k, and I am trying to find ways to cheat on bandwidth.
Other than Squid what tools would be needed so that Squid works great and I can monitor it easily.
If possibile I would love to have some sort of Intrusion system that can also handle wifi (future expansion)
Lastly what would be the lightest OS I can run this on? BSD?
Any tutorials anyOne Can Recommend or helpful tips?
2.8 Intel Xeon
2GB DDR RAM
50 GB 10k RPM Hard Drives (3)
Dual 10/100/1000 Nic Cards
Thank in Advance
:Pengy: :newbie: :Pengy:
Download the latest rpm of Squid and install. make the swap directories. add "hosts allow" in squid.conf. restart squid and your all set. Dont forget to edit ipforward to 1.
A stripped-down Kernel would be the lightest OS. Check DSL (DAMN-SMALL-LINUX). FYI, I was able to share a SDSL line good for 5 users to 75 Workstations using a P4 1.7 GHz with 40 Gig HDD. Fedora core and Squid and it worked.
I recommend that you visit Squid.org for the complete info in squid.:D
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