Fire in the sky, a photo by Saad Faruque on Flickr.
We use transparent proxy is when we want to avoid getting into client side proxy configuration or force the users traffic through proxy server. Some of the key reasons/advantage of using a transparent proxy can be following Cashing of the web contents and DNS lookup Access control to internet resources (who can access) Client bandwidth… Continue reading Squid transparent proxy for https / ssl traffic
In order to use the DNS only method to setup Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) you need to check on the following To use WPAD using DNS method a DNS entry is needed for a host named WPAD. This name should be resolvable from the clients machine Web server must be configured to serve the… Continue reading Setting up Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) using DNS
I tried to make this tutorial for users with medium to advance linux administrative skills. Even if you are not one of those one of them feel free to leave a comment and I shall try to help you out. To make your Proxy Auto Configuration APC work you need a PAC file and a… Continue reading Setting up Automatic Proxy Configuration (PAC) file
Proxy servers are commonly used in corporate network. I prefer using squid proxy, probably one of the most robust, feature rich proxy servers out there. I usually use web proxy servers (squid) for end users are used for the following reason Cashing of the web contents and DNS, which helps with Internet bandwidth optimization and… Continue reading Proxy auto configuration for an enterprise network
Finally Google has included support for the Do Not Track. For those who do not know; it’s a privacy setting which aims to help users opt out from being tracked across web sites. This has been introduced in its latest Chrome developer build, which was released on SEPTEMBER 13, 2012. I am not sure when… Continue reading Do Not Track / DNT with google Chrome
Sun set, a photo by Saad Faruque on Flickr. One more Bangalore sunset