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SQUID Proxy on RHEL5/CentOS

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The main feature or duty of a proxy server could be a gateway that receives HTTP requests from clients and forwards the request to the destination and relays the answer back to the requestor. Squid is most popular open-source software that brings this to us. It also has some excellent features for doing something else such as web access controlling, bandwidth controlling, restriction policies, and content caching and filtering. Actually people install SQUID to pursuit 2 goals: first reduce the bandwidth charges by content caching and second for restricting access to particular contents. The following guide explains advantages of using Squid and will show you how to install, configure, control, and maintain the Squid Proxy Server on RHEL5 and CentOS Linux.
 read more | mail this link | score:6967 | -falko, December 21, 2011
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