Re: [squid-users] what to block from the proxy to speed up?

From: Ben Hollingsworth <>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:14:16 -0500

Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to speedup the websurfing of my LAN.
> I have a squid running on the gateway, not transparent (people choose
> to use the proxy or not.
> I would like to know if there is a list of url patterns to "block" in
> order to have a more fluent surfing.
> For example, I already "blocked"
> - googlesyndication
> - google-analytics

A log graphing program like Calamaris will tell you definitively where
all your bandwidth is being spent. It's invaluable for determining what
to block. We block youtube, myspace, and the like here at work.

Received on Tue Apr 08 2008 - 10:14:29 MDT

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