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salimshahzad 02-01-2010 04:48 AM

squid as Web proxy server in linux world
dear gurus

i am new to squid web proxy world

we want to complete replace isa 2000 microsoft by squid proxy server. the role of server is simple as regular proxy server.

using rhel5, but when i enter into squid proxy world i found tons of parameters, and stuff to read. and optimization and performance tuning needed.

can someone advise, which is best suitable proxy squid, there is regular,transparent

i need to define 2 rules, 1 for office hours internet let say 10 hours, 1 for 24 hours internet, where certain people comes in 10 hours and some in 24 hours group

also can some one suggest is there any no GUI control from web broswer or linux machine itself we can define control access list?

any recommended articles, sample example files appreciated also


sohail0399 02-01-2010 05:31 AM

this may help you

for configuration:

for ACL etc:

salimshahzad 02-01-2010 05:57 AM

dear sir good day salam

great to hear this, is it advisable to change port from 3128 to port 8080 for clients, any risk, security

what security measurement adviseable like firewall,selinux, or antivirus,antispam.


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