Transparent Proxying (Was: Re: Q: How many users can squid handle?)

From: Ingo Luetkebohle <>
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 1996 11:22:23 +0200

Ong Beng Hui wrote:
> We have a number of leased line customers but it will
> be pretty tough to convince them on the performance
> improvement with cache. Web Caching is still pretty
> new.

We solved that problem by transparent proxying. Its a switch in the
Linux kernel (dunno if other os's support it) that lets you reroute
packets for certain ports. So: Everything destined for port 80 -> proxy.
Received on Sun Aug 11 1996 - 02:24:36 MDT

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