Networking · Open Source · Proxy · security

Content control software/ Web Content filtering using SquidGuard for enterprise network

Content filtering for enterprise network or educational institution can be a mandatory requirement in many institutions/organizations. Besides filtering web content by category, content control/filtering software can also helps us to filter out malware and virus sites, unwanted advertisements etc.   Finding the right product and making it work for your organization can be a challenge.… Continue reading Content control software/ Web Content filtering using SquidGuard for enterprise network

Integration · Internet · Linux · Networking · Open Source · Proxy · Windows

Setting up Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) using DNS

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

Linux · Networking · Open Source · Proxy

Setting up Automatic Proxy Configuration (PAC) file

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

Integration · Internet · Networking · Open Source · Proxy

Proxy auto configuration for an enterprise network

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

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Essential tcp ip network tools, network Swiss army knife

Being a Network administrators, systems administrators we always like to have some tools handy to look into, troubleshoot or just to figure things out. There are many open source, free tools available specialized for different purposes In this blog I shall attempt to list some of them, give a brief description and list the available… Continue reading Essential tcp ip network tools, network Swiss army knife

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The future of computer human interface, BrainGate

Computer and human interface will probably be one of the most important areas of development in next few decades. While we work to master our technology to make computers work for us more efficiently, and double processing power every 18month, little we have seen to improve our direct interaction with computers. What we seen is… Continue reading The future of computer human interface, BrainGate

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Wifi blocking wallpapers from a different point of view, for enterprise users

Today I got real excited seeing this WiFi blocking wall paper block in Gizmodo. I see these wall papers giving us capability of having scalable network in an enterprise environment. Most of the blogs I have come across is mainly about keeping home WiFi network single out of neighbor reach (security). This is a good… Continue reading Wifi blocking wallpapers from a different point of view, for enterprise users