Thank you Tek, I will try best to do it, else I will mail you again. Thank you very much.
Sincerely yours, Prakash On 8/27/07, Tek Bahadur Limbu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Hi Prakash, > > Prakash Poudyal wrote: > > Hello Everybody, > > > > Can anybody give me idea related to configure the squid (proxy server). > I > > need to know hhow much I need to fix the cache memeory . My machine > consist > > of 2 GB Ram and dual processor . And operating system is FreeBSD 5.4. > And I > > do have client more than 500 and most of them are research orriented. > And > > also I am trying to configure another proxy server as for the parent > proxy. > > So please tell me how to make parent proxy as well. So please give me > some > > idea or tips so that I could run the server properly and my clients > would > > have a good smile in there face. > > > > Configuring a Squid proxy server is a long and enduring process. Also it > depends upon what you want to achieve. A high hit ratio rate, fast > median service times, etc. There is no shortcut in setting up a proxy > server. As time goes on, you need different settings to tune it. What > worked today might not work tomorrow. > > With FreeBSD, you have an 2 options to install Squid. Either from ports > or source. > > If you are install Squid from source, the following options might help: > > '--enable-removal-policies=lru heap' > '--enable-storeio=coss,ufs diskd null aufs' '--enable-delay-pools' > '--enable-snmp' '--enable-cache-digests' '--with-large-files' > '--enable-large-cache-files' '--enable-kill-parent-hack' > > > Also, I suggest you to go with the latest version of Squid which is > squid-2.6.14 currently. > > Version-2.6 is extremely CPU friendly. > > Regarding the cache_mem parameter, just use 32 MB for a default option. > > A system with 2 GB of memory and Dual processor should be able to handle > 500 or more customers. > > Regarding a parent-child hierarchy using Squid, just configure and > install the parent Squid as you would do normally. > > In your child Squid proxy, just add the following lines in your squid.conf > : > > > cache_peer ParentProxyIP parent 3128 3130 > > That should do it for a basic parent/child relationship. > > Your Squid Port and ICP port might be different. > > Hope it helps. > > > Thanking you... > > > > > > Thank you, > > > > > > > > Prakash > > _______________________________________________ > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > > > > > > -- > > With best regards and good wishes, > > Yours sincerely, > > Tek Bahadur Limbu > > (TAG/TDG Group) > Jwl Systems Department > > Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd. > > Jawalakhel, Nepal > > http://www.wlink.com.np > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"