[oclug] Linux as a Caching Proxy and Firewall
draven at distmirr.com
Sat Mar 23 10:34:51 EST 2002
> Ray wote:
> > I have no personal experience with it, but 'Squid' is a proxy
> > that I have seen mentioned favourably again and again. YMMV...
> Squid is best used as a caching proxy, but you need lots and lots of RAM.
> Don't use it as a firewall/ip filter, iptables is much better.
Don't use Squid as a firewall/ip filter? I didn't know it had the kind of
I've been using squid for about a couble of years now on my home lan. Since
I'm on a 28.8 dial up connection, it really helps allot. I've never had a
problem with it eating up ram on my firewall machine though. It works
great for us, I've never had a problem a problem with it.
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