Linux · Making things work · Open Source · Proxy · security

SquidGuard implementation for enterprise network

SquidGuard is a content filtering tool used in enterprise network to control/filter sites that end users/hosts can access. SquidGuard is built to work as a plug-in for squid. It uses black lists and url redirection technology to make this content filter work. There are many free/paid black lists available in the internet, that SquidGuard can… Continue reading SquidGuard implementation for enterprise network

Linux · Making things work

Squid transparent proxy for https / ssl traffic

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

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

business · Linux · Proxy · router · squid

Internet, acceptable usage

The price of internet has become a cheaper then ever, how ever it is still not so inexpensive resource in South Asia. On the other hand internet contents has become very heavy (compared to old days) as well as internet applications has become real time. Use of internet is not limited to information and education any more. In… Continue reading Internet, acceptable usage