So its a similar setup to what I have. You will benefit a lot more by adding
another drive and increasing the objects size. Deffo, compared to the price
of a drive, it'll save you bandwoidth. You can have more than one cache
anyway, I had that for a while, as soon as I had the new drive, I simply got
rid of the smaller 200MB cache [the drive was only 2GB] and directed it to
the new drive.
So I'll drop the conf to you from home.
If the connect straight at the moment through NAT/IPMasq, then you will see
an immediate difference. I'm a big squid fan.
Then when you start getting adventurous, you can expand it and make a proxy
farm, thats when you see BIG improovements. Although a bit OTT for 50 users
p.s.: Don't forget to edit your mails like I have done here, coz people get
stroppy ;--) Even on Sysadmin Day!
At the moment this box only for firewall and proxy
cache. In future I might add other service like
www,ftp,dns etc etc. But I will increase the storage
and memory as well.
I'm hoping to get better performance than connect
straight away to the internet. My line is isdn 128k.
At the moment all 50 users connect straight to the
Any advice would be appreciated.
p/s: if you don't mind could you email me your conf
file, please? just for reference. tq
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