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Proxy/Squid slows down

One of the reasons that proxy server has slown down in its functions, can be that the response from its DNS servers is very slow (seee DNS servers named in /etc/resolv.conf file). So it would be good to have the … Continue reading

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How to change IP address and hostanem of a proxy server

So what all (and where) needs to change, so that our proxy (Squid) server gets a new IP address, and a new name? Changing hostname Files that need changing : /etc/hosts # hostname new.server.name /etc/sysconfig/network # hostname new.server.name # service … Continue reading

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Limiting proxy

My combination : Squid+DG, and Squid+SG (SG = SquidGuard, DG = DansGuardian) What can be done, as far as the limitations go : 1. To limit size of the download file for user IP addresses 2. To limit a total … Continue reading

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If your Squid proxy starts acting up

If, all of the sudden, your users start saying that proxy is slow, here are the things that need checking : 1. Log size in /var/log/squid If it is near 2G, they need to be rotated : # service squid … Continue reading

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Squid proxy

Main configuration file is /etc/squid/squid.conf, and mine looks like this : #User port per which network users access proxy. Any port out of 0-1024 http_port 7777 icp_port 0 #################### forwarded_for off #################### hierarchy_stoplist cgi-bin ? acl QUERY urlpath_regex cgi-bin \? … Continue reading

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Squid Proxy and Hotmail

So if it happens that your Hotmail account can not be accessed (or you can access it, but can’t open any messages), and you are using Squid as a proxy server, and you have the following error when accessing your … Continue reading

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