Re: Transparent caching

From: Paul M. Hoogsteder <>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 1996 18:39:32 +0100

At 23:37 18-12-1996, Anawat Chankhunthod wrote:
>> It would be more normal to block http at the router, except when it
>> comes from your dedicated cache machine. This forces everyone to use
>> your cache, anyway. I don't know that caching ftp will pay off; you
>> might as want to let that be. You can get stats on the return you
>> might expect from places listed on `'.
>I know an ISP that already block all their clients' port 80 traffic which
>will force all the client to go through their proxy.

I don't want to block out port 80, because of the pressure this would put
on our friendly helpdesk-people. This would probably be an option for
people in countries where international connections are even more
expensive, like south america and some countries in asia.


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