Squid is a caching proxy server that caches frequently visited websites and reduces the Internet bandwidth. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL. We can share the single Internet connection to many users with the help of Squid. Squid is used by hundred of Internet service […]
i) System: HP dual Xeon CPU system with 8 GB RAM (good for squid). ii) Eth0: IP:192.168.1.1 iii) Eth1: IP: 192.168.2.1 (192.168.2.0/24 network (around 150 windows XP systems)) iv) OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 (Following instruction should work with Debian and all other Linux distros)
Squid server is a popular open source GPLd proxy and web cache. It has a variety of uses, from speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests, to caching web, name server query , and other network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources.